Critique: Comprised of ten erudite, informative, thoughtful and thought-provoking essays, "Partners for Preservation: Advancing digital preservation through cross-community collaboration" is especially and unreservedly recommended to the attention of professional archivists
and others responsible for digital preservation, as well as students of archival studies and digital preservation.
discovered a wealth of records including minute books, financial records and operational records about the city's harbour activity from the past 200 years and more.
Over the years, as archivist
, both for the local authority and for the university, she supported the work of countless people, some to higher degrees and others, bitten by the local history bug, simply to a better understanding of their home area.
In order to show how archivists
are not librarians and how the two fields differ from one another, let me attempt to explain the basics of archival theory.
When the archivists
embarked on this undertaking, Texas was one of about 10 states that had no archived electronic records.
The Augustinian friar added that while archiving is not yet seen as a profession in the country, and with colleges and universities not yet offering archiving as a program in higher education, there is a need to update the skills of Filipino archivists
to make them dovetail with the trends in archival management through conferences and workshops offered by international professional organizations.
The brief section on postmodernism in archives, for example, only makes vague references to Derrida's Archive Fever (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1996) and simply states that "archivists
have become aware that their duties of appraisal, arrangement, description, and preservation play an intrinsic role in determining whose history is remembered and how it is written" (p.
In her response, the chief archivist
endorsed the demand and agreed to carry out a review of record-keeping practices for Mr Key's texts between November 2008 and November 2014.
In 1944, she went to work for the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research in New York City, where she later became music archivist
. In 2009, she was inducted into Hunter College's Hall of Fame.
Taffey Hall is archivist
for the Southern Baptist Historical Library and Archives, and president of the Association of Librarians and Archivists
at Baptist Institutions.
A MIDLAND council has corrected a grave mistake on a soldier's headstone thanks to an archivist
who spotted the deceased's name was wrong.