Table of Contents
 

Section

1. Summary  1
 

2. Significance of the Materials and the Need for Preservation and Access 2
 

3. A National Consortial Preservation Program 7

 3.1. The Land-Grant University Mission 7

 3.2. A National Preservation Plan for Agriculture 8

 3.3. Preserving State and Local Agriculture and Rural Life Literature 12
 

4. Plan of Work and Project Goals 15

 4.1. Project Goals and Objectives 15

 4.2. Project Administration 16
  4.2.1. Project Coordination 17
  4.2.2. Project Management 18
  4.2.3. Project Financial Administration 19
  4.2.4. Project Timetable 20

 4.3. Bibliographic Analysis and Evaluation 23
  4.3.1. Defining the Scope of the Literature 25
  4.3.2. Compilation of the Bibliography for Each State 26
  4.3.3. Scholarly Evaluation and Ranking 27
  4.3.4. Priority Selection for Preservation 28

 4.4. Procedures and Standards 29
  4.4.1. Searching and Identification 29
  4.4.2. Physical Preparation 30
  4.4.3. Bibliographic Control 30
  4.4.4. Microfilming and Quality Assurance 31
  4.4.5. Access to Preserved Materials 31
  4.4.6. Storage of Master Negative Microfilms 32
  4.4.7. Estimated Titles and Volumes to be Preserved, Phase III 32
 

5. Preservation Profiles and Project Staff 33

 5.1  University of Georgia………….…………………………………………………………....33

 5.2  University of  Illinois……………………….………………………………………………37

 5.3  Michigan State University………………………………………………………………….40

5.4 North Carolina State University…………………………………………………………….45

5.5 Ohio State University……………………………………………………………………….48

6. Descriptions of the Collections

 6.1 Georgia……………………………………………………………………………………...51

 6.2 Illinois………………………………………………………………………………………56

 6.3 Michigan……………………………………………………………………………………59

 6.4 North Carolina………………………………………………………………………………62

 6.5 Ohio…………………………………………………………………………………………65
 

Appendix A: Vitas of Principle Project Staff

Appendix B: Letters of Support

Appendix C: Article from Library Resources and Technical Services, 1993

Appendix D: Detailed Project Budgets

Appendix E: Letters of Intent
 
 

Grant Proposal, PHASE IV
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