Archival appraisal requires quantities of information that support the collections appraisal process, at the folder or box level rather than by item.
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An archival CMS with an integrated portal helps archives cooperate better, serve their users’ information needs better, and scale better.
A robust archival CMS connects information flow between systems, resulting in optimal workflow and business process integration
Archival organizations must continuously evolve to keep pace with the changing information environment. A common way to stay current is to install a collections management system (CMS).
Archival acquisition procedures allow repositories to increase collection scope and ensure archives hold coherent, related groups of records
As archivists innovate via online publishing and digital techniques, visitors enjoy, understand, and appreciate both digital and physical collections.
As digital archives collections become more common, archival institutions must think carefully about how best to engage virtual audiences
An archival CMS allows institutions to enhance visibility and serve communities with online content, promoting value and importance of digital assets
Archivists select, preserve, make accessible the materials within their authority. Archival records’ essential nature is for knowledge and research.
Archivists should consider all formats that document topics or groups when acquiring primary sources of lasting historical and cultural value.
Acquisition allows archives to make decisions and allocate resources, permitting procurement in a planned, coordinated, systematic manner.
Archival collections development establishes policies and procedures used to select materials in keeping with an archives’ mission and scope.
A well deployed CMS improves archival accessibility, results in higher productivity, lower costs, and increased satisfaction of archivists and patrons