Efficient Processing for Backlog Reduction: Applied Minimal Processing Strategies

Material Information

Title:
Efficient Processing for Backlog Reduction: Applied Minimal Processing Strategies
Physical Description:
Conference Proceedings
Creator:
Nemmers, John
Benefiel, Andrea
Conference:
Society of Florida Archivists Annual Meeting
Publication Date:

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Abstract:
Most archival repositories have substantial backlogs of unprocessed holdings that are undiscoverable and inaccessible to researchers. In recent years, many repositories have turned to “MPLP” (More Product, Less Process) or “minimal” processing as one solution to this problem. The speakers explain strategies developed at multiple institutions, providing examples and best practices, and discuss the advantages and disadvantages to minimal processing. Because most archival repositories operate with limited resources, the speakers provide practical recommendations for applying efficient processing practices to gain physical and intellectual control of unprocessed collections.
Acquisition:
Collected for University of Florida's Institutional Repository by the UFIR Self-Submittal tool. Submitted by John Nemmers.
Publication Status:
Unpublished
General Note:
Presentation at the Society of Florida Archivists Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida, May 7, 2014.

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Source Institution:
University of Florida Institutional Repository
Holding Location:
UF
Rights Management:
All rights reserved by the source institution.
System ID:
IR00003892:00001


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