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  • Western Profiles | Western Libraries
    expressing his liberal leanings and non traditional religious ideas at the college Mable Zoe Wilson Before Mabel Zoe Wilson set foot upon Western s campus the library was a study hall tucked within the second floor of Old Main the only large building perched on the edge of the clearcut swamps of Sehome Hill Western was then called Whatcom Normal School Wilson was hired in 1902 upon completion of a bachelor of arts degree at Ohio University as a full time librarian a student served as the part time librarian previously With a bookcase full of textbooks and a pile of magazines Wilson shaped and constructed the vast learning resource that community members and students rely upon today the Wilson Library Wilson s passion for learning and literature fueled the library s birth Why do we do this It is because we believe a life without books is a meager existence and because we want to give our students every possible chance during their student days to know them Wilson answered in April 1912 The accomplishments that resulted from this belief had a phenomenal impact on students education at Western Four to five hundred books filled the scant bookcases that first faced Wilson in 1902 She took the library and organized the textbooks in the Dewy Decimal System and hand wrote a card catalog of all the library s materials At the close of 1902 the library acquired approximately 2 000 more books to add to its collection Wilson also compiled a picture file hand copying illustrations found in the back of unabridged dictionaries with India ink During the next few years the library grew and devoured the second floor of Old Main The library began to grow and thrive on its own which allowed Wilson to leave in 1909 to obtain a Bachelor in Library Sciences degree form the New York State Library School in Albany which had been founded by Melville Dewey Wilson did not stop for a breath after her degree she helped organized the Washington Library Association which she served as the vice president The library was housed in its own building in 1928 complete with a staff of 6 librarians The following year Wilson served as president of the Northwestern District Library Associations a position that enabled her to become a charter member of many library committees state wide For example she helped the state organize the first survey to determine library needs within communities in 1935 a bill was passed to provide rural library services One of her most memorable contributions was obtaining a 9 000 grant from the Carnegie Foundation in 1938 to purchase non curricular books for the library The grant was the only grant of its caliber and type to be awarded to a school west of the Mississippi Wilson kept striving for more books and better library services She traveled extensively across the country visiting other institutions and studying library systems As a very active independent woman she also was

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  • Limited Editions & Special Printings - Part Two | Western Libraries
    Teaching Learning Credit Courses Learning Commons LIT Library Information Tutorial Library Guides Citation Guides and Style Manuals Course Guides How To Guides Plagiarism Policies Guidelines Subject Guides LIBRARIES COLLECTIONS Heritage Resources Heritage Resources Home Center for Pacific Northwest Studies Special Collections University Archives Records Center Libraries Music Library Whatcom Libraries One Card Program Bellingham Public Library Other Libraries Collections Audio Collection Children s Literature Collection Digital Collections Government Information Map Collection Microform Collections Mongolian Studies New Items at Western Libraries Non Library Collections Northwest Collection PoetryCHaT Video Collection Western CEDAR SERVICES Key Services Check out laptops Community Members Borrowing Copyright Practice Interlibrary Loan ILLiad Library Instruction Library Tours Renew materials Access your records Room Booking System Course Reserves Students Staff Faculty Borrowing Information For Community Extended Ed Students Faculty Grad Students Transfer Students Patrons with Disabilities Learning Commons Partners Learning Commons Home Center for Instructional Innovation and Assessment Center for Service Learning Research Writing Studio Student Technology Center Teaching Learning Academy Tutoring Center Writing Instruction Support Social Sites and Mobile Apps Facebook Flickr Twitter YouTube Heritage Resources Tumblr Mobile Ask Us EBSCO ABOUT THE LIBRARY About the Staff News from the Dean Organizational Chart People Departments Contact Us Creative and Scholarly Works About the Organization Library Budgets Planning Assessment FAQ Sustainable Access to Scholarly Resources Diversity at Western Libraries General Information Art Displays Exhibits Code of Conduct Events Calendar Event Request Form Library Hours Library News Library 3 Things Newsletter Getting Help Getting here maps and parking Make a Gift to the Libraries Map of the library Special Collections Case 10 It is readily assumed that the content of a book fiction poetry memoir essay etc can be art What is not always considered is that the book itself can be a work of art The Fly Fishing books gathered

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  • Western Libraries
    Preserving a continuity of evidence of official acts and decisions Ensuring Western s accountability to itself to its stakeholders and to posterity Safeguarding and preserving Western s archival university records Providing a resource by which Western s staff faculty students and alumni can connect their work and interests with the institution s history Sharing Western s history with the local community and general public History The University Archives and Records Center at WWU began in the late 1960s with origins in the History Department Systematic consolidation of the institution s archives began in 1974 and in 1977 the program became part of Western Libraries The first documented accession in University Archives was from the Vice President for Student Affairs and included a wide range of historical records dating from the earliest years of the institution Since that time the Archives has grown to a collection of over 3 000 linear feet with records dating from 1895 to the present University Archives is part of Western Libraries Heritage Resources which also includes Western Libraries Special Collections and the Center for Pacific Northwest Studies Extent The University Archives collection includes records from all parts of the institution The records document all aspects

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  • Western Libraries
    integrity and usability of records establish effective record keeping practices in compliance with legal requirements institutional policy business needs and community expectations Mandate University Records Management is mandated primarily by Chapter 40 14 RCW The basic tenets of this law that affect records management at Western are as follows All information created received used or maintained by Western in carrying out its public mission is considered public record material The definition of a record is format neutral it applies equally to all formats digital or non digital regardless of the system in which they reside All public records must be accounted for and kept according to a retention schedule All retention schedules must be approved by the State Records Committee No public record may be destroyed except as governed by an approved retention schedule Responsibilities RCW 40 14 040 further assigns responsibility for implementation of these tenets to a designated Records Officer At Western this is role is assigned to the Records Managment Specialist who reports to the University Archivist The duties of the Records Officer as outlined in RCW 40 14 040 are as follows Coordinate all aspects of the records management program Inventory or manage the inventory of all public records at least once during a biennium for disposition scheduling and transfer action in accordance with procedures prescribed by the state archivist and state records committee PROVIDED That essential records shall be inventoried and processed in accordance with chapter 40 10 RCW at least annually Consult with any other personnel responsible for maintenance of specific records within his or her state organization regarding records retention and transfer recommendations Analyze records inventory data examine and compare divisional or unit inventories for duplication of records and recommend to the state archivist and state records committee minimal retentions for all copies

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    been reached If the records series is designated as archival or selected files potentially archival the records have enduring historical value and must be transferred to University Archives for preservation at the end of the specified retention period or earlier if possible Please box archival records separate from records with short term retention periods Preparing Records for Storage TO STORE RECORDS AT THE ARCHIVES RECORDS CENTER AN OFFICE MUST EITHER HAVE AN APPROVED RECORDS RETENTION SCHEDULE ON FILE OR USE THE UNIVERSITY S GENERAL SCHEDULE Place Records in Standard Storage Boxes Contact the Archives Records Center office 650 6654 or e mail to request standard storage boxes 10 x 12 x 15 Plan for three storage boxes per legal size drawer and two boxes per each letter size drawer Before preparing Records Transmittal information organize records in boxes by records series according to the Records Retention Schedule Whenever possible all records in a box should have the same disposition date Do not place potentially archival records in the same box with records that will be destroyed at the end of their inactive retention period Do not overfill boxes or place hanging files in boxes To ensure shelf clearance the box lid must sit firmly on the rim of the box Organize records as follows For example Office A plans to send 20 boxes to the Records Center in July to include 12 record series The boxes will be numbered 1 through 20 and will be listed on the Transmittal forms Later in the year Office A sends another shipment of six boxes They will be numbered 1 through 6 More than one records series may be placed in a box if they share the same disposition date Prepare Records Transmittal Data using the web based on line form on the Archives Records Center web page The web based version of the Records Transmittal form was designed to provide campus offices with a user friendly method to list records for transfer After the Records Coordinator sends the Records Transmittal to the Records Center labels will be prepared based on the information provided Labels and a temporary copy of the Records Transmittal will then be sent to the Records Coordinator along with a scheduled pick up date After the records have been transported and shelved a final copy of the Records Transmittal will be returned to the Records Coordinator Allow for several days for small transfers and a week or more for larger groups of records Click on the web based Records Transmittal form and follow instructions below Log into the form by selecting your office from the pull down menu entering the full name of the records coordinator as the user name and western as a password password not case sensitive Note The records coordinator name may be different from the user name Once logged in choose a Records Series Title from one of the three options listed at the top When you click on one of the options you will

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    records management policy and procedure university records center storage rachel thompson wwu edu 360 650 6654 University Archives Tony Kurtz University Archivist and Records Manager historical permanent university records in all formats university wide records management policy and procedure tony kurtz wwu edu 360 650 3124 View WWU Directory information for this program Program administrative supervision The University Archives and Records Center is a program of Western Libraries Heritage Resources

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    Facilities Visit Us Access and Use of Collections Hours and Locations Contact Us Hours Business Hours services to WWU offices Monday Friday 8 30 4 30 closed state holidays Research Hours By appointment only call 360 650 3124 or email university archives wwu edu Location Physical Address Mailing address USPS only Goltz Murray Archives Building 808 25th Street Bellingham WA 98225 WWU Archives 516 High St MS 9123 Bellingham WA

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  • Western Libraries
    process of developing more online access to collections Here is a list of online University Archives collections Selected online collections of University Archives WWU Board of Trustees Records digitized Minutes 1920 2012 Women s Recreation Association Records digitized photographs external link to full guide Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference proceedings WWU Athletics Memorabilia Images Associated Students of WWU Board Minutes Western Libraries Heritage Resources Speaker Series More about University Archives Western Washington University Archives is the official repository for the institutional archives of WWU The archival collection is extensive and varied What is the collection scope Records in the Archives provide historical documentation of the activities people programs and places involved in the pursuit of Western s mission How large is the collection The records in the Archives comprise over 3000 linear feet What dates does the collection cover 1895 present beginning with the first Board of Trustees meeting at R C Higginson s store in New Whatcom in July of 1895 What kinds of records are in the collection The records come in a wide variety of formats paper digital audiovisual photographic engineering etc and originate in all parts of the university The University Archives collection is particularly strong in the following areas Administration including records of the Board of Trustees President and Vice Presidents and Faculty Senate These records cover an extremely broad range of subjects relating to Western s history in addition to providing evidence of strategic planning and formal decision making Physical and built environment including records relating to construction of buildings property acquisition and maintenance of Western s infrastructure Scholarly communication including records relating to grant funded activities conferences symposia programs centers and institutes Academic programs and curriculum including course catalogs master class schedules curriculum development and approval academic college and departmental administration and the records

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