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ISU Library Special Collections and University Archives Announces Completion of NHPRC Grant Project

  • 1.  ISU Library Special Collections and University Archives Announces Completion of NHPRC Grant Project

    Posted Jun 17, 2019 04:13 PM
    Iowa State University Library Special Collections and University Archives is excited to share the completion of a National Historical Publications & Records Commission grant project. The two-year project, "Modern Tools for Modern Research: Migrating Old Finding Aids to a New AMS," involved migrating legacy finding aids from Microsoft Word and HTML files to a new archives management system, CuadraSTAR Knowledge Center for Archives. The project also involved assigning access points to all the finding aids, creating or updating MARC records, and generating and sharing Encoded Archival Description finding aids for all collections. The public catalog, CARDinal, is now available for use. Additionally, we've created internal manuals for using SKCA which are available to other institutions looking to take on a similar project. Please visit CARDinal, and send any questions or comments to archives@iastate.edu.

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    Emily DuGranrut
    NHPRC Project Archivist
    Iowa State University Library Special Collections and University Archives
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