PACSCL Consortial Survey Initiative


[NOTE: This is a completed project, and the site is being preserved as an historical document. You are also encouraged to visit the finding aids database for PACSCL's next archival project, the Hidden Collections processing processing project funded by the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) at ]



The Philadelphia Area Consortium of Special Collections Libraries (PACSCL) Consortial Survey Initiative is a 30-month project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to assess backlogged archival collections at 22 Philadelphia area libraries, archives, and museums.

This site will be updated regularly to keep participants and others informed on the project's progress.

Information about the December 4-5 conference
celebrating the conclusion of the Consortial Survey Initiative.
Something New for Something Old: Innovative Approaches to Managing Archives and Special Collections

News for January and February 2009

  • Conference audio and presentations posted.
  • Wrapping up the survey, starting up the CLIR-funded followup.


To contact PACSCL, send email to


Homelast updated March 15, 2009 © 2006-2009, PACSCL Consortial Survey Initiative