Centering Donor Consent Research Project

Title: Centering Donor Consent: Investigating Archival Donation Practices

Purpose of the Study:
This research study focuses on archival donation practices and the role archival forms play in interactions between archival donors and receiving archival institutions. Research findings hope to better communicate and understand the challenges and limitations of donor forms and the implications these forms have on archival donations and archival donor relationships in the archival field. The purpose of this study is investigate how donors perceive donating archival materials and the role donor forms play in addressing issues of permissions or privacy. In particular this survey seeks information from a distinct participant group, musicians, regarding their concerns over donating archival materials.

Call for Participation: 
+ FOCUS GROUP – CLOSED
+ INTERVIEWS – CLOSED
+ SURVEY – OPEN (click to participate)