I have been asked to reflect on the social function expected of archives and what, as archivists, we can do to better work with archives
Nowadays most heritage institutions have made at least part of their collections accessible online as a direct result of their digitisation policies. It is therefore
Open-source software plays a key role for many memory institutions. The ability to share knowledge and communicate ideas openly is vital for the archival community.
About a decade ago, archivists at Stanford University identified email as one of the most important formats to preserve and make accessible to researchers. We
One of the ways of securing the position of archives in our societies has long been through legislation. Laws on archives and/or on access to
Trust in Conventional Archives we all know but digital Archiving has really changed the concept of modern archiving and has challenged the very basic principles of Archives Administration that we study