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Textbooks and reference materials 

Belcher, Michael. Exhibitions in Museums. London: Leicester University Press, 1991.

Dean, David. Museum Exhibition: Theory and Practice. London and New York: Routledge, 1994.

DePew, John N. A Library, Media and Archival Preservation Handbook. Santa Barbara, California: ABC-CLIO, Inc., 1991.

Ford, Jeannette White. Archival Principles and Practice. A Guide for Archives Management. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland and Company, Inc, 1990.

Kane, Lucile M. A Guide to The Care and Administration of Manuscripts. Nashville, Tennessee: American Association for State and Local History, 1977.

Long, Jane S. and Richard W. Long. Heritage Preservation: Caring for your Family Treasures. A Concise Guide to Caring for Your Cherished Belongings. Abrams, New York: Heritage Preservation, Inc. 2000.

Lord, Barry and Gail Dexter Lord eds. The Manual of Museum Exhibitions. Lanham, MD: AltaMira Press, 2002.

McLean, Kathleen. Planning for People in Museum Exhibitions. Washington, DC: Association of Science-Technology Centers, 1993.

Museums Alberta. Standard Practices Handbook for Museums. Second Edition, Museum Excellence Series: Book 1. Edmonton, Alberta: Alberta Museums Association, 2005.

Pederson, Ann ed., Keeping Archives. Sydney, Australia: Australian Society of Archivists, 1987.

Serrell, Beverly. Exhibit Labels: An Interpretive Approach. Walnut Creek, CA: AltaMira Press/ American Association for State and Local History (AALSH), 1996.

Sturdevant, Katherine Scott. Organizing and Preserving your Heirloom Documents. Cincinnati, Ohio: Betterway Books, 2002. 


Friends of the City of Ottawa Archives

Archives Association of Ontario


Ontario Genealogical Society

Craig Memorial Library

British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa

Internet Archive

Library and Archives Canada

Canadian Council of Archives

The Association of Canadian Archivists

Ontario Museums Association

Canadian Museums Association

Trent University Archives: What Are Archives? How Are Archives Managed?

Archives Association of British Columbia: Archivist’s Toolkit

Organizing Archival Material