Outreach: Social Media, Exhibits, Programming

1. Digital History: Teaching & Tools: Tools, University of Washington Libraries

This is a research guide that provides a list of tools for digital humanities/storytelling. These tools would be helpful for digital programming, exhibitions, or curriculum.

2. Tips for Writing Press Releases, Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS), American Library Association (ALA)

This is an article with tips on how to write effective press releases. This would be helpful for promoting exhibitions, programs, newly processed collections, grants, etc.

3. Tips for Social Media Success, National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)

This resource provides ideas for how to successfully utilize social media platforms to: tell great stories, deepen engagement, and grow your audience.

4. Guidelines for Exhibit Curation, University of Guelph, Archival and Special Collections

This document provides a step-by-step guide for creating physical exhibitions of archival materials. Note that here are portions of this guide that are specific to Guelph University.

5. Protecting Paper and book Collections During Exhibition, Northeast Document Conservation Center

This webpage provides information about how to protect archival materials when they are used in an exhibition.