n. (abbr. LAM)three types of cultural institutions that share a collaborative relationship stemming from their similar missionsCrittenden 1941, 264Legislatures have a way of becoming economy-minded especially where so-called cultural agencies such as libraries, archives, and museums are concerned.Trinkaus-Randall 2013, 16How will researchers discover that these other resources exist without being told so by the staff, who themselves might be unaware that other related collections exist? This is one area in which collaboration is being increasingly explored among libraries, archives, and museums, or LAMs.Lee 2019, 3Transfer responsibility for stewardship of the information to third parties. Traditionally, those third parties have been “memory institutions,” including libraries, archives, and museums (LAMs).Botticelli 2020, 129Over the past two decades, many LAM (library-archives-museum) repositories have managed to scale up their digital workflows and online access systems, with a wide range of previously “hidden” collections becoming much more visible and accessible.Joyce et al. 2022, 105Technological advances over the last two decades have driven and enabled an explosion of digital collections work within libraries, archives, and museums (LAMs).