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  • Technical Leaflet 273: Demonstrating Relevance

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    Demonstrating Relevance is an AASLH Technical Leaflet. AASLH Technical Leaflets are brief, practical guides on how to do history. ​Technical Leaflet #273 by Mark Sundlov addresses the importance of demonstrating relevance and provides some tools to help history organizations succeed in that endeavor.

    Demonstrating Relevance is an AASLH Technical Leaflet. AASLH Technical Leaflets are brief, practical guides on how to do history. Technical Leaflet #273 by Mark Sundlov addresses the importance of demonstrating relevance and provides some tools to help history organizations succeed in that endeavor. Many of the difficulties that history organizations face have their roots in their failure to demonstrate relevance to their various audiences.

  • Technical Leaflet 274: Incorporating Diversity/Inclusion in Young Adult Programs

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    Incorporating Diversity/Inclusion in Young Adult Programs is an AASLH Technical Leaflet. AASLH Technical Leaflets are brief, practical guides on how to do history. ​Technical Leaflet #274 by Dina Bailey, Chris Taylor, and Elizabeth Pickard tackles the possibilities and pitfalls of creating inclusive programming for young adults.

    Incorporating Diversity/Inclusion in Young Adult Programs is an AASLH Technical Leaflet. AASLH Technical Leaflets are brief, practical guides on how to do history. Technical Leaflet #274 by Dina Bailey, Chris Taylor, and Elizabeth Pickard tackles the possibilities and pitfalls of creating inclusive programming for young adults. Working with young adults can be a successful way to cultivate a new, more diverse generation of museum professionals. And the addition of inclusion in these programs is essential to the organization's success and to the future of the museum field. 

  • Technical Leaflet 275: Staying Connected: Developing/Maintaining Emergency Contact Lists

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    Staying Connected: Developing/Maintaining Emergency Contact Lists is an AASLH Technical Leaflet. AASLH Technical Leaflets are brief, practical guides on how to do history. ​Technical Leaflet #275 by Jessica Unger tackles emergency planning and disaster preparedness with helpful checklists and prioritization tips.

    Staying Connected: Developing/Maintaining Emergency Contact Lists is an AASLH Technical Leaflet. AASLH Technical Leaflets are brief, practical guides on how to do history. Technical Leaflet #275 by Jessica Unger tackles emergency planning and disaster preparedness with helpful checklists and prioritization tips. By thinking ahead about who you may need to contact in your community to deal with disasters and protect your collections, you can save valuable time and money. These issues are fundamental to every museum and historic site.

  • Technical Leaflet 276: How to Make a Podcast

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    How to Make a Podcast is an AASLH Technical Leaflet. AASLH Technical Leaflets are brief, practical guides on how to do history. ​Technical Leaflet #276 by Marieke Van Damme, Dan Yaeger tackles the technical aspects of making a podcast for your history museum or organization.

    How to Make a Podcast is an AASLH Technical Leaflet. AASLH Technical Leaflets are brief, practical guides on how to do history. Technical Leaflet #276 by Marieke Van Damme, Dan Yaeger tackles the technical aspects of making a podcast for your history museum or organization. Podcasting is a wonderful way of engaging your audience, extending your mission, and raising awareness of your institution.

  • Technical Leaflet 277: How to Find and Use Legal Records

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    How to Find and Use Legal Records is an AASLH Technical Leaflet. AASLH Technical Leaflets are brief, practical guides on how to do history. ​Technical Leaflet #277 by John A. Lupton tackles incorporating legal records in your museum.

    How to Find and Use Legal Records is an AASLH Technical Leaflet. AASLH Technical Leaflets are brief, practical guides on how to do history. Technical Leaflet #277 by John A. Lupton tackles incorporating legal records in your museum. Using court records in your programming can be a lot of fun. Incorporating legal records in your museum, historical society, or site provides your audience a new and innovative way to examine society generally and your local community specifically.

  • Technical Leaflet 278: Cleaning House: A Guide to Deaccessioning and Abandoned Property

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    Cleaning House: A Guide to Deaccessioning and Abandoned Property is an AASLH Technical Leaflet. AASLH Technical Leaflets are brief, practical guides on how to do history. ​Technical Leaflet #278 by Alli Rico tackles discusses the needs and concerns associated with deaccessioning items from a museum.

    Cleaning House: A Guide to Deaccessioning and Abandoned Property is an AASLH Technical Leaflet. AASLH Technical Leaflets are brief, practical guides on how to do history. Technical Leaflet #278 by Alli Rico tackles discusses the needs and concerns associated with deaccessioning items from a museum. Museum collections must be constantly re-evaluated to make sure they are supporting the institution's mission and interpretive goals, as well as meeting the needs of dynamic audiences. Removing objects from collections can involve issues of ownership, provenance, and property law, and should be undertaken thoughtfully and methodically with plenty of supporting documentation.

  • Technical Leaflet 279: Students and Community Organizations: Creating Productive Partnerships

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    Students and Community Organizations: Creating Productive Partnerships is an AASLH Technical Leaflet. AASLH Technical Leaflets are brief, practical guides on how to do history. ​Technical Leaflet #279 by Anne Lindsay tackles how institutions can prepare for partnerships with students to get the maximum benefits out of the relationship for both sides.

    Students and Community Organizations: Creating Productive Partnerships is an AASLH Technical Leaflet. AASLH Technical Leaflets are brief, practical guides on how to do history. Technical Leaflet #279 by Anne Lindsay tackles how institutions can prepare for partnerships with students to get the maximum benefits out of the relationship for both sides.  Partnerships with community organizations and local stakeholders are extremely beneficial for students is undergraduate and graduate programs. These partnerships can take a number of forms, from volunteering to class projects to internships and more intensive thesis opportunities.

  • Technical Leaflet 280: Environment and the Care of Prints and Drawings

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    Environment and the Care of Prints and Drawings is an AASLH Technical Leaflet. AASLH Technical Leaflets are brief, practical guides on how to do history. ​Technical Leaflet #280 by Margaret Holben Ellis explains how to determine what conditions are best from a preservation point of view and how to objectively examine those that are also achievable and sustainable for historical organizations.

    Environment and the Care of Prints and Drawings is an AASLH Technical Leaflet. AASLH Technical Leaflets are brief, practical guides on how to do history. Technical Leaflet #280 by Margaret Holben Ellis explains how to determine what conditions are best from a preservation point of view and how to objectively examine those that are also achievable and sustainable for historical organizations. Every institution wants to give its collection of prints and drawings the best possible protection from poor environmental conditions resulting from air pollution, temperature, humidity, and light. Without being a heating and cooling engineer, you can determine what environmental conditions are best for your collection and learn how to measure and monitor them.

  • Technical Leaflet 281: Get to Work: Crafting Cover Letters and Resumes for Emerging Professionals

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    Crafting Cover Letters and Resumes for Emerging Professionals is an AASLH Technical Leaflet. AASLH Technical Leaflets are brief, practical guides on how to do history. ​Technical Leaflet #281 by Michael Dove and Krista McCracken tackles best practices in the public history field for resume and cover letter creation to better enable you to reach the interviewing stage.

    Crafting Cover Letters and Resumes for Emerging Professionals is an AASLH Technical Leaflet. AASLH Technical Leaflets are brief, practical guides on how to do history. Technical Leaflet #281 by Michael Dove and Krista McCracken tackles best practices in the public history field for resume and cover letter creation to better enable you to reach the interviewing stage. It offers practical advice relating to formatting resumes, tailoring cover letters, highlighting one's strengths, building and maintaining an online presence, and successfully plying the application process. 

  • Technical Leaflet 282: Inclusive Interpretation Tips

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    Inclusive Interpretation Tips is an AASLH Technical Leaflet. AASLH Technical Leaflets are brief, practical guides on how to do history. ​Technical Leaflet #282 by Seema Rao tackles a concrete method to develop diverse interpretation.

    Inclusive Interpretation Tips is an AASLH Technical Leaflet. AASLH Technical Leaflets are brief, practical guides on how to do history. Technical Leaflet #282 by Seema Rao tackles a concrete method to develop diverse interpretation. How can you expand and diversify museum visitors? Consider what you are offering. Are you inviting them to find something relevant to what you are offering? Are you offering something that feels relevant? The former question characterizes a museum-centered approach. Visitor-centered interpretation, on the other hand, is about developing ideas that feel relevant to diverse audiences. Seema Rao of Brilliant Idea Studio presents a step-by-step approach to assessing your museum's interpretation with respect to inclusion and provides practical tips for creating experiences and exhibits that amplify diverse voices and invite participation and reflection by all types of visitors.