Archival digital records have 3 levels of usability that build on each other; as an organization matures archivists can aim to achieve higher levels.
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ArchivEra was chosen by their solo archivist as the best archival collections management system for the Center for the History of Family Medicine
Any heritage organization considering a digitization project must also create digital preservation strategies for their newly digitized materials.
Archivists use many techniques to manage, control, and use their information assets, working to gather, process, store, access, use, share, preserve.
Archivists balance legal mandates, ethical concerns, and accessibility, enabling as much access as is responsible, given information within records.
Legal history and the valuable information legal archives hold are critical for research; making these materials available requires forethought, labor.
Archivists must prepare for records emergencies so they can respond with damage assessment and records recovery services to protect vital records.
Historically, vital records were preserved as microforms stored remotely. Digital vital records and disaster management are now center stage.
Archivists have several appraisal options to consider when reviewing case files; this post offers an overview and pros and cons of these options.
Determining what to do with case files—balancing legal and ethical obligations against research values—involves thoughtful consideration by archivists
ArchivEra was chosen as the best archival collections management system for the Daughters of Charity Provincial Archives
Archivists account for all aspects of a records’ value, and balance it against the cost of arranging, describing, preserving, and making it accessible
The basic principles of archives and records management need to be adapted to the current information environment, including technology