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Archival appraisal

Archival appraisal

theory and practice : proceedings of the joint meeting of the Association of British Columbia Archivists and the Northwest Archivists Association, Vancouver, April 26-28, 1990

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Published by Archives Association of British Columbia in Vancouver .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Selection of nonbook materials -- Congresses.,
  • Archives -- Administration -- Congresses.,
  • Archival materials -- Management -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementeditor, Christopher Hives.
    ContributionsHives, Christopher L. 1957-, Association of British Columbia Archivists., Archives Association of British Columbia., Northwest Archivists Association.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCD950 .A73 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 208 p. ;
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18569666M

    Contact Allan Stypeck on ext Member of ABAA & American Society of Appraisers & appraisal expert on NPR s Book Guys show. Specialities in: all printed material, including books, manuscripts, archival papers, graphics and memorabilia: Offshore Antiques and books in Detroit (Harrison Township), Michigan. Contact Vicki at Preserving Book Collections. Certain elements and conditions in our environment can contribute to and even accelerate the deterioration of book and archival collections. Steps should be taken to preserve and maintain the useful life of these materials. Below are general preservation guidelines that can be easily applied to home libraries.

    Macroappraisal also insists that appraisal is a distinct archival function from acquisition, with which it is all too often equated (even subsumed) in archival thinking and practice. Appraisal is the theory and methodology for determining the value of archives – which re-cords should be kept and which ones should be destroyed, and why. By working closely with records administrators at selected agencies, appraisal archivists are able to more accurately identify archival records series and sanction eventual destruction of non-archival series. Agency-wide appraisal reports contain valuable information and we hope that presenting them on the Internet will distribute the.

    Contemporary Archival Appraisal Methods and Preservation Decision-Making Abstract Archival administrators are beginning the search for administrative tools that rationalize difficult preservation priority decision-making processes. Some are suggesting that the new appraisal literature be evaluated for its application to preservation selection. Book design by Tyler Crumrine SAA PREVIEW. workshops on appraisal around the country, served as president of both the Midwest archival values: essays in honor of mark a. greene About the Editors MARY A. CALDERA received her BA and MLS from Texas Woman’s Size: KB.


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Archival appraisal Download PDF EPUB FB2

In an archival context, appraisal 1 is the process of determining whether records and other materials have permanent (archival) value. Appraisal may be done at the collection, creator, series, file, or item level. Appraisal can take place prior to donation and prior to physical transfer, at or after accessioning.

As a fairly dramatic portrayal of the plight of the lone arranger in a small archives who has assistance in the Archival appraisal book task only from Archival appraisal book students, yet who is called on to tackle the creation of a full-fledged records archives for the institution (and the book does focus on institutional records), the book is revelatory, with the gritty feel of backstage archival struggle., Author: Marcus C.

Robyns. Archival Appraisal book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This title discusses the importance of collection appraisal in the cont /5(5). Collection appraisal is an integral part of archival work and this unique professional reference source provides detailed information on the most recent techniques and recommendations in the face of the flood of information now facing information specialists, records managers, knowledge managers, and archivists.

Archival Appraisal provides examples of: acquisition planning. Archival appraisal has its own history and is highly contested ground within the profession, and increasingly with our external communities. This article analyses the evolution of appraisal thinking through three well-established phases: the curatorial guardian assigning appraisal responsibility to the creator or administrator of records; the historian-archivist making Cited by: Making the records speak: Archival appraisal, memory, preservation, and collecting.

by Richard J. Cox. Review essay published in American Archivist (Vol. 64, No.2 / Fall-Winter ). Collecting and Historical Consciousness in Early Nineteenth-Century Germany. and authority, than the basic nature of archival work, challenging old comfort zones.

There may be new careers out there, incorporating archival functions, such as in “digital data management” or “data curation” (National Science Foundation). Digitizing documentary sources prompts questions about the appraisal function.

Graduate Archival Education. Directory of Archival Education; Guidelines for a Graduate Program in Archival Studies; Students; Publications. Bookstore. Latest Releases; One Book, One Profession; Archival Fundamentals Series III; Trends in Archives Practice; Archival Futures; American Archivist.

How to Access Issues; Reviews Portal; Submissions. (The K. Saur Website also offers Archival Appraisal as an e-book for €—even pricier than the hard-copy edition!) I only hope that somehow this book gets into the hands of as many archivists as possible; if the book goes out of print and the copyright obstacles can be negotiated, perhaps Barbara Craig could mount the text on the Web.

Yet Berner stated that there was no appraisal theory covered in his book on archival theory, noting that “the main reason for this omission is the primitive nature of its development.” And that in a book dedicated to Schellenberg, who has been called, with much justification, "the father of appraisal theory in the United States, ” and, I.

Archival appraisal is a core archival function by which records are selected for long-term preservation as archives by analysing their value. The two quotations above testify to a marked shift in appraisal theory over the last century.

Contains a detailed archival taxonomy for information professionals. This book covers the value of such information, the cost of retention and how the archival selection combines with the.

"The second edition of Currents of Archival Thinking should be considered a stand-alone book, rather than simply an updated version of a resource that is already in your bookcase Overall, there appears to be a sense of openness to users, communities, society, and social justice in nearly all the chapters.

Close Reading, Distant Reading: Should Archival Appraisal Adjust. Octo by Butch Lazorchak From time to time, co-chairs of the National Digital Stewardship Alliance Arts and Humanities Content Working Group will bring you guest posts addressing the future of research and development for digital cultural heritage as a follow-up to a.

Notes. 1 Marcus C. Robyns and Jason Woolman, “Institutional Functional Analysis at Northern Michigan University: A New Process of Appraisal and Management of Archival Records,” The American Archivist 74 (Spring/Summer ): – This paper is oddly not cited in the bibliography.

The records management portion of the archives website is at “Comprehensive Author: Patricia Galloway. Marcus Robyns’ book is a little gem for anyone studying or practising archives and records management.

'stensibly about functional appraisal, it manages to act as a potted history of approaches to archival appraisal over time and across national and cultural borders, whilst simultaneously covering many aspects of record-keeping practice as it Pages: Digital archival appraisal is at the core of this problem, that is, analyzing collections to make decisions about their value and to determine their long-term retention needs.

As digital collections grow in size and diversity, appraising them becomes more complex, and much more so if the collections do not have descriptive or technical metadata.

NARA Directive ,Appraisal Policy of the National Archives and Records Administration, as outlined in this brochure, sets out the strategic framework, objectives, and guidelines that NARA uses to facilitate the appraisal process by providing a consistent frameworkFile Size: KB.

Retail Price:$ Member Price:$ Short Description A must-have resource for every archivist, Advocacy and Awareness for Archivists will help you adopt an “advocacy frame of mind” and encourage you to do the work that will bring the change you seek.

Advocacy and Awareness for Archivists (AFS III, Vol. 3) (EPUB) Retail Price:$   When performing archival appraisal, archivists consider the primary and secondary values of collections. The records with archival value—value that is permanent, continuing, and enduring—within an organization may be small, often estimated to be about five percent of the total amount generated throughout an institution’s history.

THE FUTURE OF MONETARY ARCHIVAL APPRAISAL IN CANADA Conference OctoberDelta Ottawa Hotel Ottawa, Ontario CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS Prepared By: rd Street, Surrey, BC V3W 0Z9 Tel: () Fax: () [email protected] Archival Appraisal by Barbara Craig was published on 25 Apr by De Gruyter ed on: Ap the Appraisal Criteria, and added to or deleted from the lists record types and records creators based on actual experiences (survey and schedule work, and decisions documented in the appraisal log), and on the basic premise of the Appraisal Criteria itself (identifying the functions of an office and what records best document those functions).File Size: KB.