We hope you enjoy our list of resources.


American Historical Association

Humanities & Social Sciences Online (H-Net)

California Council for the Promotion of History


Connecting to Collections Care Online Community

Society of American Archivists

Society of California Archivists

Conservation OnLine

Library of Congress Digital Preservation

Accessioning Guidance and Policy | National Archives

A Manual for Small Archives – the Archives Association of British Columbia

PastPerfect Museum Software Version 5.0 User Guide

Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works

Registrars Committee of the American Alliance of Museums & Listserv for registars

Preparation, Art Handling, and Collections Care Information Network

Northeast Document Conservation Center: Preservation 101

Practical Collections Care: A Syllabus

National Archives | Information Management Resources, United Kingdom

Collections Trust, United Kingdom Museums

Oral History:

Oral History Association Gathering & preserving historical information through recorded interviews
OHMS: Oral History Metadata Synchronizer – Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries Online resource for OHMS (Oral History Metadata Synchronizer). A digital tool to enhance online access to oral history

Southwest Oral History Association

Oral History in the Digital Age

Digitalomium: Oral History, Archives, and Digital Technology: Blog by Doug Boyd

Oral History Society: Britain and Northern Ireland

In the Oral History Toolbox

Oral History Primer)

Public History:

Society for History in the Federal Government | Bringing together government professionals, academics, consultants, students, and citizens interested in understanding federal history work and the historical development of the federal government.

National Council on Public History

National Parks Service Museum Management Handbook

Exhibitions for Beginners Workshop by Society of California Archivists

Museum Networks:

The American Alliance of Museums The American Alliance of Museums (formerly the American Association of Museums) is the one organization that supports all museums. Through advocacy and excellence, the Alliance strengthens the museum community.

North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association

American Association for State and Local History

California Association of Museums

Artisan Museums:

Victoria and Albert Museum | Knitting in London, England.

Textile Museum in Toronto, Canada.

Craft and Folk Art Museum in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Knitting Museum an online compendium based in Ontario, Canada.

The George Washington University Museum | The Textile Museum in Washington, DC, USA.

Shetland Textile Museum in Lerwick, Shetland, Scotland.

Research Centers:

Center for Oral and Public History

USC Shoah Foundation

UC Irvine Special Collections & Archives

UCLA Library Special Collections

UC Berkeley Oral History Center

Concordia University Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling in Quebec, Canada

Student Groups:

Phi Alpha Theta: a national history honor society

History Students Association: university club

Orange County Organizations:

Orange County Archives

Orange County Historical Commission

Orange County Historical Society