Resources compiled by Elizabeth Cruces, M.A., Hispanic Collections Archivist, University of Houston Libraries


“Preservation Week,” The American Library Association.

Conserve O Grams

Short, focused leaflets about caring for museum objects, published in loose-leaf format. New topics are added as needed and out-of-date issues are revised or deleted. Semiannual supplements will be issued for an indeterminate period.

Digital Preservation

American Library Association

Digital Preservation Outreach & Education

Library of Congress, Personal Archiving (standards and basics)

Bibliographic References

Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation, “Steps for Creating a Deed of Gift” Washington State University, 20018.

Collection Development Tools and Guidance. The National Archives, UK, 2011.

Describing Archives: A Content Standard. Second edition. The Society of American Archivists, Chicago, 2013.

Mannon, Melissa. “Collaborative Collection Development.” Managing Archival Collections, vol. 1, no. 3, 2001-2002.

The Survey of Small Historical Societies, Libraries and Museums for Hispanic Materials and Their Management was supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).