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Preparing For Monetary Appraisals: A Guide For Canadian Archival Institutions by Brock Silversides. ACA (2004) 18 pp., paper cover, ISBN 1-895382-22-X
$8.00 - Member price
Prepared for and published by the ACA, this booklet constitutes a practical guide for archival institutions preparing their collections for a monetary appraisal. It discusses the concept and process of the monetary appraisal, the duties and responsibilities of the parties involved, the differences between a National Archival Appraisal Board and independent appraisers, who does appraisals and what to look for in an appraiser, the costs involved, the criteria used by appraisers, and the information required by them. As well it contains a bibliography of relevant readings and an information checklist to help institutions prepare for appraisals.
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