Technical Leaflets

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, 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.

AASLH Technical Leaflets are available in PDF format in the Resource Center. Members can login to download the latest twelve Technical Leaflets at no cost and browse six years of past Leaflets. Nonmembers can purchase Technical Leaflets through the Resource Center for $5 each.

Become a Member

  • DIY Reader Rails for Exhibits
  • 3-D Technologies for Exhibits and Programming
  • Museums as Polling Sites: How Your Organization Can Serve Voters
  • Cleaning House: A Guide to Deaccessioning and Abandoned Property
  • Integrating Science at a History Museum
  • Building Better Budgets
  • Not Just a Bunch of Facts: Crafting Dynamic Interpretive Manuals

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

Interested in writing a Technical Leaflet? Send us your idea and we’ll get in touch!

Technical leaflets should be 3,500-4,000 words in length and include a bibliography or list of resources.