Fostering Family History Services: A Guide for Librarians, Archivists, and Volunteers

A Guide for Librarians, Archivists, and Volunteers
by Rhonda L. Clark & Nicole Wedemeyer Miller
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Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Publication Date: February 22, 2016

ISBN: 9781610695428

Binding: Kobo eBook

Availability: eBook

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Here is everything you need to promote your library as a center for genealogical study by leveraging your collection to help patrons conduct research on ancestors, document family stories, and archive family heirlooms.

• Discusses the reference environment and offers tips for strategic planning for local studies

• Includes hints of how to assess, organize, discard, or donate family heirlooms

• Offers suggestions for caring for family history archives, including physical enclosures, digital copies, and the importance of data backups

• Features templates for partnership agreements with other organizations