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The Resource Understanding archives & manuscripts, James M. O'Toole & Richard J. Cox

Understanding archives & manuscripts, James M. O'Toole & Richard J. Cox

Label
Understanding archives & manuscripts
Title
Understanding archives & manuscripts
Statement of responsibility
James M. O'Toole & Richard J. Cox
Title variation
Understanding archives and manuscripts
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
O'Toole, James M.
Dewey number
027
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
CD950
LC item number
.O57 2006
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
CD950
NAL item number
.O57 2006
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • handbooks
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cox, Richard J
  • Society of American Archivists
Series statement
Archival fundamentals series.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Archives
  • Archives
  • Archives
  • Archieven
  • Archiefbeheer
  • Archiefwetenschap
  • Archives
  • Archives
  • Archives
Label
Understanding archives & manuscripts, James M. O'Toole & Richard J. Cox
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0614/2006017311.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-228) and index
Contents
Recording, keeping, and using information -- The oral world -- The rise and spread of literacy -- Reasons for recording information -- The impulse to save -- The impulse to destroy -- The technology of record making -- Characteristics of recorded information in the modern age -- The usefulness of archives -- The history of archives and the archives profession -- Old world antecedents -- American origins: the two traditions -- Emergence of the archival profession -- The crucial decade: the 1930s -- Diversification and development -- Consolidation of professional identity -- Current issues -- The archivist's perspective: knowledge and values -- Knowledge -- Values -- The archivist's task: responsibilities and duties -- Planning -- Saving and acquiring archival records -- Organizing archival records -- Making archival records available -- Archivists and the challenges of new worlds -- Postmodernism -- Internet time -- Ethics and security -- Symbolism and technology -- Advocacy and the archival mission -- Recordkeeping in the digital era -- Professionalism
Control code
ocm70054151
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvii, 237 p.
Isbn
9781931666206
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2006017311
Note
Property of the Archives Department.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)70054151
Label
Understanding archives & manuscripts, James M. O'Toole & Richard J. Cox
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0614/2006017311.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-228) and index
Contents
Recording, keeping, and using information -- The oral world -- The rise and spread of literacy -- Reasons for recording information -- The impulse to save -- The impulse to destroy -- The technology of record making -- Characteristics of recorded information in the modern age -- The usefulness of archives -- The history of archives and the archives profession -- Old world antecedents -- American origins: the two traditions -- Emergence of the archival profession -- The crucial decade: the 1930s -- Diversification and development -- Consolidation of professional identity -- Current issues -- The archivist's perspective: knowledge and values -- Knowledge -- Values -- The archivist's task: responsibilities and duties -- Planning -- Saving and acquiring archival records -- Organizing archival records -- Making archival records available -- Archivists and the challenges of new worlds -- Postmodernism -- Internet time -- Ethics and security -- Symbolism and technology -- Advocacy and the archival mission -- Recordkeeping in the digital era -- Professionalism
Control code
ocm70054151
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvii, 237 p.
Isbn
9781931666206
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2006017311
Note
Property of the Archives Department.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)70054151

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