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REPORTS AND POSITION PAPERS

  • Produced by AASLH's Public History Research Lab, this report assesses changes in in-person visitation from 2019 to 2020. It also describes the impact of COVID-19 on history organizations.

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  • PUBLISHED MARCH 2021

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  • PUBLISHED MAY 2020

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  • PUBLISHED NOVEMBER 2019

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  • REVISED 2018

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Recorded Webinars

Recorded Webinar: Intro to Tropy: Managing Archival Research Photos and Building Digital Collections
RECORDED ON JUN. 8, 2022 | Intro to Tropy: Managing Archival Research Photos and Building Digital Collections is an AASLH webinar. In this webinar, we will show you how to get started using Tropy to organize, label, and describe digital photos of archival material.
Recorded Webinar: Recruiting Teachers with Cemetery Programming
RECORDED ON APR. 27, 2022 | This webinar will introduce history organizations to "Teaching Buried History," a free program in which staff can recruit teachers to use local cemeteries and records to teach social studies, English, and STEM.
Recorded Webinar: Strengthening Museums: Findings from the IMLS Report: Market Analysis and Opportunity Assessment of Museum Capacity Building Programs
RECORDED DEC. 1, 2021 | Organizational strengthening within the museum sector is more important than ever. Museum’s must build the capacities needed to continually evolve, operate efficiently, and serve their communities. Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and nation-wide racial reckoning, museums urgently need to strengthen their abilities to adapt to changes in their environment (adaptive capacity), work in relation to others (relational capacity), and address audience responsiveness. Presenters from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and Partners for Public Good (PPG) will discuss the findings from their recent Market Analysis and Opportunity Assessment of Museum Capacity Building Programs report.

Technical Leaflets

  • Choosing a Collections Management System is an AASLH Technical Leaflet. AASLH Technical Leaflets are brief, practical guides on how to do history. ​Technical Leaflet #286, developed by the AASLH Collections Management Systems Task Force, outlines best practices in selecting a collections management system for your institution.

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  • This multimedia bundle is a collection of AASLH Technical Leaflets and Recorded Webinars on topics of interest to students, academic programs, and emerging history professionals.

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  • 101 Ideas for New Revenue at History Organizations is an AASLH Technical Leaflet. AASLH Technical Leaflets are brief, practical guides on how to do history. ​Technical Leaflet #284 offers a wide range of fundraising ideas for small and local history organizations.

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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.

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  • Fundraising Basics for Local History Organizations is an AASLH Technical Leaflet. AASLH Technical Leaflets are brief, practical guides on how to do history. ​Technical Leaflet #283 by Jamie Simek tackles fundraising strategies for small and local history organizations.

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