Directory of Archival Consultants

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This easy-to-use Directory of Archival Consultants contains information about experts across the country who provide professional consulting services on various aspects of archives and archiving. All listings in this directory are paid listings. Information provided by consultants is not independently checked or verified.

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I have an MA, with a concentration in Archives Management and Museum Studies from California State University, San Bernardino. Specifically I have dedicated the last 5 years in working with different types of historical organizations in order to truly appreciate various kinds of archives, libraries, and museums. Much of my work has been to develop archival programs from scratch or to help breathe life into dormant archives. My goal is to teach organizations how to care for and manage their collections.

Historical organizations routinely struggle to afford experienced and dedicated staff to...

Expertise: Audiovisual preservation and digitization; Archival program evaluation; Archival standards; Arrangement and description; Budgeting and financial planning; Cataloging; Digitalization / Digital program development; Electronic records management; Exhibit planning and implementation; Facilities planning and development; Finding aids; Fundraising and grant writing; Management and administration; Oral history planning and implementation; Outreach and public programs; Policy development; Preservation; Records management; Records survey planning and implementation; Reference services; Software applications; Staff training and recruitment; Strategic planning; Other
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Contact Name: Andie Geyer
Location(s):
Yucaipa, CA
Expertise: Archival program evaluation; Archival standards; Disaster preparedness; Exhibit planning and implementation; Outreach and public programs; Preservation; Strategic planning; Other
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Contact Name: Lynsey Crantz-Allie
Location(s):
Roanoke, VA

Archivium is a full service audiovisual conversion, restoration, and digitization shop, offering custom solutions for small to medium sized institutions to make their unique audiovisual materials visible to the world. 

Expertise: Audiovisual preservation and digitization; Digitalization / Digital program development
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Contact Name: Melissa Torres
Location(s):
Houston, TX

Lisa Sisco is an information professional that provides tailored assessments and solutions for digital content and/or asset management planning, digitization projects, cataloging and records surveys. She has served as a delegate and board member with the International Organization for Standardization (ISO/TC171/SC2), working on the development of various file format standards. Lisa also works in concert with the preservation community to develop solutions for formats that have limited guidelines to ensure their survival, such as braille records produced for and/or by people who are blind.

Expertise: Digital Asset Management; Digital Preservation; Digitization; Cataloging; Disaster preparedness; Electronic records management; Fundraising and grant writing; Records survey planning and implementation; Reference services
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Contact Name: Lisa Sisco, MLIS
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Armstrong-Johnston is an image research and archival services firm based in Chicago, Illinois. Principals Leigh Armstrong and Mindy Johnston bring big-picture knowledge to projects of all sizes – be they in the arrangement of visual materials archives or in the discovery and procurement of unique archival materials for documentary projects.

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Expertise: Copyrights research; Curatorial consulting; Descriptive metadata; Digitization; Image Research; Rights and Licensing; Archival appraisal; Arrangement and description; Finding aids; Preservation
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Contact Name: Leigh Armstrong
Location(s):
Chicago, IL
AVP

Since 2006, AVP has helped organizations maximize the usability and value of their information assets.

Our consultants and software developers are experts in data management, digital and media asset management, digital preservation, and more. We partner with leading organizations to help free people from the obstacles of information management.

Contact us and let us know how we can support you in your efforts.

Expertise: ArchivesSpace; Audiovisual preservation and digitization; Content Management Applications; ContentDM; Digital Asset Management; Digital Asset Management Applications; Digital Preservation; Digital Preservation Applications; Omeka; Preservica; Samvera-based Applications; Archival appraisal; Archival standards; Budgeting and financial planning; Digitalization / Digital program development; Disaster preparedness; Electronic records management; Facilities planning and development; Oral history planning and implementation; Policy development; Preservation; Software applications; Strategic planning
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Contact Name: Bertram Lyons, CA
Location(s):
Madison, WI

As a certified archivist I help cultural heritage institutions achieve access to their unique historical materials through archival preservation and distribution of collection guides to research gateways.

I partner with research libraries, special collections, community archives, museums, historical societies, corporate archives, religious organizations, nonprofit groups, and families.

When you partner with a certified archivist you are guaranteed to work with a professionally trained preservationist using the most efficient, effective and affordable techniques to develop access to your cultural heritage collections.

My approach is to make your historical materials...

Expertise: Collection Assessment Surveys; Collection Guides; Content Management Applications; Digital Asset Management; Minimal Processing Techniques; Facilities planning and development
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Contact Name: Chris S. Ervin
Location(s):
Santa Barbara, CA
Expertise: Arrangement and description; Exhibit planning and implementation; Finding aids; Oral history planning and implementation; Outreach and public programs; Other
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Contact Name: Raegan C. Stearns
Location(s):
Shreveport, LA

Digital Archivy practices the science and discipline of archivy.  We focus on practical, cost-effective solutions and help small- to large-sized businesses identify, manage, protect, and use their information. We have experience in: 1) writing needs assessments; 2) improving intellectual control; 3) offering strategic planning; and 4) designing effective solutions...

Expertise: Audiovisual preservation and digitization; Corporate Taxonomy; Data Analytics; Digital Archiving; Digital Asset Management; Digitization; Information appraisal; Information Management; Metadata Improvement; Needs Assessments; Archival program evaluation; Archival standards; Arrangement and description; Budgeting and financial planning; Cataloging; Digitalization / Digital program development; Electronic records management; Records survey planning and implementation; Staff training and recruitment; Staffing and implementation; Strategic planning
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Contact Name: David Kay, MLS
Location(s):
Brooklyn, NY
  • Developed a change management program for the Electronic Records Archives system at the National Archives and Records Administration
  • Managed the Technical Services Branch of the Center for Electronic Records, which had the responsibllity of preserving accessioned federal electronic records
  • Completed a market system of then current European and Australian digital preservation projects in 2008
  • Analyzed electronic records system at the Federal Trade Commission to see if met criteria as trustworthy electronic records system
  • Developed federal records schedules for elecronic records systems at the Drug Enforcement Administration
  • Identified key...
Expertise: Change Management; Electronic records; Electronic records management; Records management
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Contact Name: Fynnette Eaton
Location(s):
Washington, DC