Directory of Archival Consultants

Hunter Information Management Services, Inc., specializes in all aspects of archives and records management. Its president, Dr. Gregory S. Hunter, is both a Certified Records Manager and a Certified Archivist. In August 2004 he was elected a Fellow of the Society of American Archivists and two of his books have received awards from SAA. Since January, 1990 Dr. Hunter has been a Professor in the Palmer School of Library and Information Science at Long Island University, directing graduate-level certificate programs in archives and records management. Dr. Hunter previously served as Manager of Corporate Records for ITT Corporation and Director of Archival Programs for the United Negro...

Expertise: Archival program evaluation; Digitization / digital program development; Electronic records management
Contact Name: Gregory S. Hunter, Ph.D., CA, CRM
Mineola, NY
Expertise: Paper, photographs, negatives, slides, vhs, film, and digital conservation; Audiovisual preservation and digitization; Digitization; Records management
Contact Name: Hillary Howell
Hollywood, CA

Ital Preservation, provides wide-ranging guidance in proper preservation management. Through proper preservation management, we can adequately capture our experiences, sustain our legacy and culture, and rightly tell our stories. We not only specialize in African, Caribbean, and United States History, but also historical event planning, and archival preservation.

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Expertise: Archival standards; Arrangement and description; Digitization / digital program development; Disaster preparedness; Electronic records management; Exhibit planning and implementation; Finding aids; Fundraising and grant writing; Oral history planning and implementation; Outreach and public programs; Preservation; Records management; Records survey planning and implementation; Reference services; Staff training and recruitment; Transcription
Contact Name: Ital Preservation

Janine provides archive and data management consulting for art, architecture, and design studios as well as private and institutional collections. 

Advising on archive and collection management, specifically:

+ Archive and collection assessment
+ Physical arrangement strategy
+ Physical preservation measures
+ Storage and rehousing of collections
+ Digital imaging best practices
+ Digital preservation strategy
+ Digital asset management systems
+ Data management and protection
+ Copyright (rights and reproductions)

Expertise: Architectural Records; Architectural, landscape, and design records; Collective Access; Artists Archives; Electronic records; Artist Archives; Artist Estates; Archival appraisal; Archival standards; Digitization / digital program development; Rights and Licensing; Exhibit planning and implementation; Preservation; Strategic planning
Contact Name: Janine Biunno
Brooklyn, NY

Do you want to create an archive or update your current repository? Are you transferring your existing archive to another physical location? I can simplify any of these processes for you....

Expertise: Archival program evaluation; Preservation
Contact Name: Junia Papas, PhD, CA
Grosse Pointe Park, MI

I provide history’s keepers the tools to understand, manage, and preserve their archival collections, enabling them to share those collections with the world while safeguarding them for the future.

Some of the ways I can assist your organization include collection assessments for preservation and access planning; program and policy creation for emerging archives; custom workflows and manuals tailored to your organization; and hands-on training in archives management and care.

Expertise: Collection Assessment; Collection Guides; Metadata Improvement; Needs Assessments; Minimal Processing Techniques; Preservation Assessments; Archival program evaluation; Archival standards; Preservation policy and procedures development; Site assessments; Policy development
Contact Name: Kathryn Kramer
Allegany, NY
Expertise: Collection Assessment; Digital Archiving; Digital capacity building; Digital Preservatioin; Information Management; Digital Preservation Training; Records survey planning and implementation
Contact Name: Kari R. Smith
Boothbay Harbor, ME

Liz Phillips Consulting, LLC works with organizations and individuals looking to organize and preserve historic materials. We offer archives and collections management services for physical and digital collections as well as strategic services in policy development and project planning.

Expertise: ArchivesSpace; Collection Guides; Digital Archiving; Encoded Archival Description (EAD); Metadata Improvement; Archival appraisal; Archival standards; Arrangement and description; Descriptive metadata; Finding aids; Policy development; Preservation; Records survey planning and implementation; Software applications; Strategic planning
Contact Name: Liz Phillips
Davis, CA
Expertise: Archival standards; Arrangement and description; Cataloging; Records survey planning and implementation
Contact Name: Laura Brettholle
Chicago, IL

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Our internationally-recognized consulting team is a trusted partner in information gathering, recommending best practices, and providing guidance for decision making. To date, our services have helped over 500 clients and procured an estimated one million dollars in grant funding for cultural heritage institutions.

Areas of Expertise 

  • Digitization & Metadata
  • Disaster Planning & Response
  • Environmental Assessment & Preservation
  • Project Management & Sustainability Planning
  • Space Planning
  • Strategic Planning
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Expertise: Archival and Library Security; Audiovisual preservation and digitization; Needs Assessments; Community Programs; Archival standards; Digital Preservation; Digitization / digital program development; Project Management; Disaster preparedness; Facilities planning and development; Site assessments; Storage and housing; Policy development; Preservation; Records management; Records survey planning and implementation; Strategic planning
Serving the US and abroad