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Managing Archives : Foundations, Principles and Practice - Caroline Williams

Managing Archives

Foundations, Principles and Practice

Paperback Published: 14th April 2006
ISBN: 9781843341123
Number Of Pages: 264

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Managing Archives provides a practical guide to archives management. It has three main target audiences: those who have been tasked by their organization to manage its archives but who have no prior training; those who are starting out as professionals or para-professionals in a record keeping environment and need basic guidance; and students who are currently studying for a professional qualification. Basic guidance is supplemented by comprehensive references to professional literature, standards, web sites etc. to enable the reader to further their studies at their own pace. The text includes a range of optional activities that enable the reader to translate principles into practice and feel greater 'ownership' with the guidance.

  • There is no similar book on the market
  • There is known demand both from practitioners and students
  • The book offers guidance in the implementation of archival processes in a range of institutional contexts, and enables a universal application

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...a worthwhile addition to the student bookshelf and a book which could be given to non-professional staff with the injunction to read it., Business Archives: Principles and Practice

Introduction; Principles and purposes of records and archives; Selection, appraisal and acquisition; Archival arrangement and description; Archival arrangement and description; Preservation; Managing an archive service.

ISBN: 9781843341123
ISBN-10: 1843341123
Series: Chandos Information Professional
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 264
Published: 14th April 2006
Publisher: Woodhead Publishing Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.42
Weight (kg): 0.38