By Kate Theimer [edited]

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Contents: "The Hive" : crowdsourcing the description of collections / Zoë D'Arcy, National Archives of Australia -- More than a note : early experiences with implementing EAC-CPF / Erin Faulder, Veronica Martzahl, and Eliot Wilczek, Tufts University -- Creating access and establishing control : conducting a comprehensive survey to reveal a hidden repository / Matthew B. Gorham and Chela Scott Weber, Brooklyn Historical Society -- Step by step, stage by stage : getting a diverse backlog of legacy finding aids online / Eira Tansey, Tulane University -- You got your archives in my cataloging : a collaborative standards-based approach to creating item-level metadata for digitized archival materials / Kelcy Shepherd and Kate Gerrity, Amherst College -- A long road : creating policies and procedures for mandatory arrangement and description by records creators / Kristjana Kristinsdóttir, National Archives of Iceland -- Collaboration in cataloging : sourcing knowledge from near and far for a challenging collection / Evyn Kropf, University of Michigan -- Where there's a will there's a way : using LibGuides to rescue paper ephemera from the bibliographic underbrush / Sharon Farnel, Robert Cole, Robert Desmarais, Spencer Holizki, and Jeff Papineau, University of Alberta -- Describing records, people, organizations and functions : the empowering the user project's flexible archival catalogue / Clare Paterson, University of Glasgow -- Business as usual : integrating born-digital materials into regular workflows / Jackie Dean and Meg Tuomala, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill -- Opening the black file cabinets : describing single items for discovery and access / James Gerencser, Dickinson College--publisher

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