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archive

noun A collection of historical documents or records.
verb To store and file images or data for future retrieval and/or analysis.

archive

(ar′kīv″) [Fr. fr. L. fr. Gr. archeia, public offices]
1. A database; a bank of stored information.
2. A location in which documents, images, or records are preserved.
archival (ar-kī′văl), adjectivearchivist (ar′kĭ-vist)

archive (ar´kīv),

n the storage of older, rarely required data or patient information in a cheaper and/or more compact form.
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Chapter 3 introduces archival appraisal, considered by many archivists to be the most intellectually demanding archival function, and one that distinguishes archival work from other related disciplines.
It saves time while making the archival process simple and more accommodating," add Kulkarni.
it works closely with the repository, which is stored in its own physical content of archival documents.
DSpace as an Open Archival Information System: Current status and future directions.
The continuum theory also deconstructs the notion of custodiality as an essential element of archival preservation, as owning a document or considering it at a certain place.
MAID isn't suitable for all applications, but it is poised to addresses mid-term archival, lower activity fixed-content data, and backup and recovery more cost effectively compared to existing disk solutions.
Also include procedures that stipulate no food/drink/smoking in the area and the preferred use of gloves, as skin oil can cause damage to archival materials.
And of course, "the Isadora influence was also very big here," said Harris, noting all the archival photos of young women decked out in draped garments and Grecian tunics, caught in gamboling poses.
Targeted to professionals involved with corporate and public library archives and historical documentation, Journal of Archival Organization will carry information on "all aspects" of the arrangement, description and provision of access to all forms of archival materials.
The book has a useful and impressively detailed Bibliography but, unfortunately, there is no discussion of sources (which would have been particularly useful in the case of the new archival material).
While business-critical e-mails and e-mail attachments are often retained with e-mail archival systems, files too large to send as e-mail attachments typically bypass the archiving systems.
Prior Information Notice: Development of software for archival description based on new basic rules for handling archival