Roadmap for Participatory Archiving (RoPA)

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In 2022, the Joseph P. Healey Library at the University of Massachusetts Boston launched RoPA, the Roadmap for Participatory Archiving, at Supported in part by a National Leadership Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), RoPA is an online resource designed to guide libraries and cultural organizations through the process of collaborating with community members to plan engaging and inclusive participatory archiving events and to create digital collections.

Explore RoPA at

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Screenshot of the newly-launched RoPA website