Community building and resources

Best Practices for Archival Accessioning

    • Proposal to develop Best Practices for Archival Accessioning developed [Summer 2020]
    • Reviewed and approved to move forward by SAA Standards[October 2020]
    • Establishment of Working Group to plan best practices development workflow [Spring 2021]
      • Applications to join the Working Group collected and evaluated [Spring 2021]
      • Working group members lay foundation + structure [Summer/Autumn 2021]
      • Develop working definition of “accessioning” + community reading + break ground on first drafts [Winter/Spring 2022]


Representation for Accessioning within Society of American Archivists


Accessioning Collective Slack Channel


Comprehensive Survey on Role of Accessioning in Effective Archival Stewardship

    • Survey deployed for contributions [Fall 2019/early Winter 2020]
    • Open data set to be made available in future [forthcoming]


Behind the Archives Podcast 

    •  Interview with Meaghan and Rosemary about accessioning + their research for Emory Library’s podcast series–listen!