Four New Books to Improve the Way You Work!

Learn from the best with these new books from SAA!

Revisit SAA's Core Values Statement with 23 insightful essays in
Archival Values: Essays in Honor of Mark A. Greene

"Each of the 23 authors lays bare a simple yet profound fact: that our core commitments need to drive not just what we do, but how we do it. And that matters now more than ever." 
– CHRISTOPHER J. PROMAssociate Dean and Associate University Librarian for Digital Strategies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Archival Values: Essays in Honor of Mark A. Greene, edited by Christine Weideman and Mary Caldera, is the 2019 selection for SAA's One Book, One Profession reading initiative. In this exquisite collection of essays, twenty-three archivists from repositories across the profession examine the values that comprise SAA's Core Values statement.

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Paperback | 316 pages | List $55 | SAA Member $39


What every leader of archives—and those aspiring to become one—should be reading:

Leading and Managing Archives and Manuscripts Programs 

"Your road map to successful leadership and management practices."

 – CHERYL OESTREICHERHead of Special Collections and Archives, Boise State University

Leading and Managing Archives and Manuscripts Programs, volume 1 in SAA's new seven-volume Archival Fundamentals Series III, offers you a true wealth of examples of successful leadership practices for archivists. It's the perfect guide for students, aspiring and newly appointed managers, and even veteran practitioners who want to stay current. Edited by Peter Gottlieb and David W. Carmicheal, contributors include Sarah Koonts, Jennifer I. Johnson, Lynette Stoudt, Samantha Norling, Megan Sniffin-Marinoff, and Rachel Vagts.

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Paperback | 216 pages | List $69 | SAA Member $49


Explore what might seem like familiar topics through the lens of today's best practices:
Arranging and Describing Archives and Manuscripts 

"A 'must have' for archivists who want to expose the richness of their collections and provide superior access for their users."
 – KATHLEEN D. ROE, Former Director of Archives and Records Management, New York State Archives

In Arranging and Describing Archives and Manuscripts, volume 2 in the seven-volume Archival Fundamentals Series III, Dennis Meissner provides a solid foundation in the history, theory, and standards supporting arrangement and description, as well as demonstrates the methods and mechanics required to process archival collections.

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Paperback | 
224 pages | List $69 | SAA Member $49

Your starting point for making archival collections relevant to administrators and other audiences:
Advocacy and Awareness for Archivists 

"The perfect entry point for any archivist who wants to defend and convey the values and relevance of their archives."
CHRIS BURNS, Curator of Manuscripts and University Archivist, Silver Special Collections Library, University of Vermont
In Advocacy and Awareness for Archivists, volume 3 in the seven-volume Archival Fundamentals Series III, Kathleen D. Roe will help you adopt an "advocacy frame of mind" and encourage you to do the work that will bring the change you seek.

Paperback | 160
 pages | List $69 | SAA Member $49