The StEPs logo, in which the letters of S-T-E-P-S are typed above a curved brush stroke that is lower on the left and higher on the right. Text below logo reads Standards and Excellence Program for History Organizations.

Eight Organizations Earn StEPs Certificates in October

We congratulate these members who earned StEPs certificates last month! The…


AASLH Announces Collections Management Software Task Force

By Julie Kemper, Kentucky Historical Society We all depend on our collections…


Collections Management: Dispatches from the Trenches

By Nik Honeysett, CEO, Balboa Park Online Collaborative Beginning in November…


A row of archival shelving.

Book Review: Digital Preservation Essentials

This review originally appeared in the Spring 2018 issue of History News.…


A person stands contemplatively before the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC. The silhouette of the Washington Memorial is in the background.

Book Review: The Stages of Memory: Reflections on Memorial Art, Loss, and the Space Between

This review originally appeared in the Spring 2018 issue of History News. The…


The brick walled side of the Museum of the Bible, hung with five vertical banners. A glass domed roof sits atop the building.

The Museum of the Bible: Thoughts on Museum Location and Historical Timing

By John E. Baucom, Graduate Student, University of Oklahoma This past March, I…


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The Personal is Professional: Reckoning with Slavers in the Family

By Sarah Jencks, Director of Education and Interpretation, Ford's Theatre My…


Five Organizations Earn StEPs Certificates in April

We congratulate these members who earned StEPs certificates last month! The…


NEH Grant Opportunity for Community Archives

Are you working on a project that might be eligible for support through a…