Since 1960, history professionals have been sharing their expertise with AASLH members through these clear and succinct how-to guides. Whether you are seeking information on management and administration, interpretation, research practices, or preservation techniques, or any other subject related to the practice of public history, there’s probably a Technical Leaflet that will help.

A subscription to AASLH’s Technical Leaflet series is a benefit of membership. New Leaflets are sent out quarterly inside each issue of History News magazine.

Members can download the latest 12 Technical Leaflets from the Members Only Page (sign in to get access) or browse the last six years of Technical Leaflets in our resource library (sign in with your AASLH username and password for access).

Nonmembers can purchase Technical Leaflets through our online store as PDFs ($5) and hard copies ($6).

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  • Cleaning House: A Guide to Deaccessioning and Abandoned Property
  • Staying Connected: Developing and Maintaining Emergency Contact Lists
  • Incorporating Diversity and Inclusion into Young Adult Programs
  • How to Design Programs for Millennials
  • Museum Management Tune-Up
  • Integrating Science at a History Museum
  • Improving Financial Management
  • Building Better Budgets
  • Not Just a Bunch of Facts: Crafting Dynamic Interpretive Manuals
  • Developing Comprehensive and Conscientious Interpretation of Slavery at Historic Sites and Museums

Check out a recent Technical Leaflet. How to Make a Podcast.

Technical leaflets should be 3,000-4,000 words in length, properly footnoted and cited in Chicago/Turabian style, and include a bibliography or list of resources. History News employs a double-blind review process.

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