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noun A collection of historical documents or records.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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Archivists are currently working with three pilot agencies - the Texas Historical Commission, the Office of the Attorney General and the Railroad Commission - to get their electronic records from the late 1990s and early 2000s on the digital archive.
In 2016, an international archives congress will be held in the Philippines that will feature archivists from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) who will talk about the best practices on archiving in the region.
Santamaria's book expands on "More Product, Less Process" (MPLP), a methodology advocated by Mark Greene and Dennis Meissner in a 2005 American Archivist article "More Product, Less Process: Revamping Traditional Archival Processing" that has been discussed widely and frequently in the archival community to the present.
The four-page glossary provides definitions of the most important terms and other terms are defined in the comprehensive glossary referenced in the Suggested Readings section, which is freely available online (Richard Pearce-Moses, A Glossary of Archival and Records Terminology (Archival Fundamentals Series, II) [Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 2005]).
The administration's role in the departure of the archivists is "despicable," he said.
3) Promoting an awareness of Baptist history: Whether providing descriptive presentations on new acquisitions and processed collections or teaching Baptist history in the classroom, Baptist librarians, archivists, and historians also share a common interest in the importance of disseminating the Baptist story.
Paul Tiessen asks the question more generally in "'I want my story told': The Sheila Watson Archive, the Reader, and the Search for Voice," as he investigates how the subjectivity of the archivist, the researcher, or even the donor can affect the archives.
And while archivists don't catalog individual items as a matter of course, item-level description does greatly improve access and searchability.
Many archivists insist on the word being used with the "s" (as opposed to "archive"), and many refrain from using "archive" as a verb.
The place of the archive and of the archivist has changed dramatically in the television industry over the last decade.
The primary focus of this study was on efficiency in terms of production time, potential monetary gains from the purchase of dual-monitor stations, and satisfaction of Archivists.
Objects thought to have come from inside the tomb were found inside a cigarette box by archivists cataloguing the papers of the gallery's first director, Sir George Scharf.

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