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Currents of Archival Thinking (Paperback) (Heather MacNeil)

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This book showcases the latest work on the nature and purpose of archives and the role of archivists and archival institutions in the creation, use, and preservation of society’s documentary record. American and Canadian contributors are experts in library and information science, digital archives, information studies, information management, and archives and records management. The first part of the book reports on the roots and historical foundations of archives and archival theory and the development of archival science. Part 2 describes practical issues and solutions in areas such as records management, recordkeeping environments, archival appraisal, digital preservation, and archival public programming. Part 3 looks at broader social and political movements that are impacting the field, with discussion of archives and social justice, the right to information, and community archives. This second edition contains new and updated essays. Annotation ©2017 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 398
Genre: Language + Art + Disciplines
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Libraries Unltd Inc
Author: Heather MacNeil
Language: English
Street Date: January 9, 2017
TCIN: 51154538
UPC: 9781440839085
Item Number (DPCI): 248-16-5275
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