Archival Metrics Project

n. (also Archival Metrics) a set of survey tools created to help archivists develop standardized assessment programs to measure the impact of their services and systems


The project received funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The principal investigators were Elizabeth Yakel (University of Michigan), Wendy Duff (University of Toronto), and Helen Tibbo (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), who received a Council Exemplary Service Award from the Society of American Archivists in 2020. The toolkits resulting from Archival Metrics are available at