For Love of a Book: 20% Off Trends in Archives Practice Titles


From now until February 20, get 20% off select titles from SAA's Trends in Archives Practice series. These books feature clusters of brief, authoritative modules that fill significant gaps in the archival literature. Each module treats discrete topics relating to the practical management of archives and manuscript collections in the digital age.


Archival Arrangement and Description
Edited with an introduction by Christopher J. Prom and Thomas J. Frusciano

  • Module 1: Standards for Archival Description 
    by Sibyl Schaefer and Janet M. Bunde
  • Module 2: Processing Digital Records and Manuscripts 
    by J. Gordon Daines III
  • Module 3: Designing Descriptive and Access Systems 
    by Daniel A. Santamaria 

Retail: $34.99 $27.99 | SAA Members: $24.99 $19.99

Rights in the Digital Era
Edited with an introduction by Menzi Behrnd-Klodt and Christopher J. Prom 

  • Module 4: Understanding Copyright Law
    by Heather Briston
  • Module 5: Balancing Access and Privacy in Manuscript Collections 
    by Menzi L. Behrnd-Klodt
  • Module 6: Balancing Access and Privacy in the Records of Organizations 
    by Menzi L. Behrnd-Klodt  
  •  Module 7: Managing Rights and Permissions
    by Aprille McKay

Retail: $39.99 $31.99 | SAA Members: $29.99 $23.99

Becoming a Trusted Digital Repository (Module 8)
By Steve Marks with an introduction by Bruce I. Ambacher. Edited by Michael J. Shallcross

Retail: $29.99 $23.99 | SAA Members: $19.99 $15.99

Teaching with Primary Sources
Edited by Christopher J. Prom and Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe

  • Module 9: Contextualizing Archival Literacy
    by Elizabeth Yakel and Doris Malkmus
  • Module 10: Teaching with Archives: A Guide for Archivists, Librarians, and Educators 
    by Sammie L. Morris, Tamar Chute, and Ellen Swain
  • Module 11: Connecting Students and Primary Sources: Cases and Examples 
    by Tamar Chute, Ellen Swain, and Sammie L. Morris  

Retail: $34.99 $27.99 SAA Members: $24.99 $19.99

Digital Preservation Essentials
Edited by Christopher J. Prom with an introduction by Kyle R. Rimkus

  • Module 12: Preserving Digital Objects
    by Erin O’Meara and Kate Stratton
  • Module 13: Digital Preservation Storage
    by Erin O’Meara and Kate Stratton

Retail: $34.99 $27.99 | SAA Members: $24.99 $19.99

Appraisal and Acquisition Strategies
Edited with an introduction by Michael J. Shallcross and Christopher J. Prom

  • Module 14: Appraising Digital Records
    by Geof Huth
  • Module 15: Collecting Digital Manuscripts and Archives
    by Megan Barnard and Gabriela Redwine 
  • Module 16: Accessioning Digital Archives
    by Erin Faulder

Retail: $34.99 $27.99 SAA Members: $24.99 $19.99

Putting Descriptive Standards to Work
Edited with an introduction by Kris Kiesling and Christopher J. Prom

  • Module 17: Implementing DACS
    by Cory L. Nimer
  • Module 18: Using EAD3
    by Kelcy Shepherd
  • Module 19: Introducing EAC-CPF
    by Katherine M. Wisser 
  • Module 20: Sharing Archival Metadata
    by Aaron Rubinstein

Retail: $39.99 $31.99 | SAA Members: $29.99 $23.99

Check out the Newest Releases
in the Trends in Archives Practice Series!


Born-Digital Design Records, edited by Samantha Winn, brings together three modules that guide archivists in managing born-digital design records through historical overviews, use cases, practical tool registries, sample workflows, and robust glossaries of terms:

  • Module 24: Navigating the Technical Landscape of Born-Digital Design Records
    by Kristine Fallon, Aliza Leventhal, and Zach Vowell
  • Module 25: Emerging Best Practices in the Accession, Preservation, and Emulation of Born-Digital Design Records
    by Jody Thompson, Euan Cochrane, Aliza Leventhal, Laura Schroffel, and Emily Vigor
  • Module 26: Case Studies in Born-Digital Design Records
    by Aliza Leventhal, Stefana Breitwieser, Alex Jokinen, Mireille Nappert, and Zach Vowell

Retail: $39.99 | SAA Members: $29.99

Engagement in the Digital Eraedited by Nicole J. Milano and Christopher J. Prom, consists of three modules that share practical and creative approaches for archivists to reach more people more effectively in the digital era: 

  • Module 21: Lights Camera, Archives!
    by Daniel J. Linke and Travis H. Williams
  • Module 22: Engaging Users with Archives: Programs That Get Results
    by Michele Casto, Jessica Lacher-Feldman, and Nicole J. Milano
  • Module 23: Establishing Archival Connections through Online Engagement
    by Dina Kellams and Jennie Thomas

Retail: $34.99 | SAA Members: $24.99