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More Product, Less Process
Greene and Meissner's piece and position (often dubbed "light processing") has created quite a stir in the literature and thinking of archivists. Share your thoughts, references, experiences.
Related sessions and events at this year's Annual Meeting:
- Workshop: Implementing "More Product, Less Process"
- Evolving Finding Aids for Basic Processing - Dan Santamaria (Chair), Mark Shelstad, Jennifer Meehan, D Claudia Thompson,
- Less Process, More Pixels: Alternate Approaches to Digitization and Metadata - Dennis Meissner (Chair), Amanda Focke, Dreanna Belden, Joshua Ranger
 Related Resources:
Greene, Mark A., and Dennis Meissner. "More Product, Less Process: Revamping Traditional Archival Processing." American Archivist 68, no. 2 (2005): 208-63.
Hyry, Tom. More for Less in Archives: The Greene/Meissner Approach at Work at Yale. RLG Member Forum: More, Better, Faster, Cheaper: The Economics of Descriptive Practice, August 8, 2006.
Session at the 2004 Annual Meeting: The Perfect Is the Enemy of the Good: Re-thinking the Problem of Backlogs
Session at the 2005 Annual Meeting: “More Product, Less Process”: New Processing Guidelines to Reduce Backlogs
Greene-Meissner at RBMS Preconference - Historical Notes from OHSU (Oregon Health & Science University), June 27, 2007