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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

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Understanding archives & manuscripts
Title
Understanding archives & manuscripts
Statement of responsibility
James M. O'Toole & Richard J. Cox
Creator
Contributor
Author
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This volume introduces students and beginning practitioners to the fundamentals of working with and preserving archival records and manuscripts. Sample topics include the history of the archives profession, the organization of archival records, and the values that inform practice. A new chapter on contemporary challenges in the archival world has been added for the second edition, and the bibliographic essay has been updated
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DLC
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1950-
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O'Toole, James M.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
CD950
LC item number
.O57 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • handbooks
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cox, Richard J.
  • Society of American Archivists
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  • Archives
  • Archives
  • Archives
Label
Understanding archives & manuscripts, James M. O'Toole & Richard J. Cox
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-228) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
72014053686
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvii, 237 p.
Isbn
9781931666206
Lccn
2006017311
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Understanding archives & manuscripts, James M. O'Toole & Richard J. Cox
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-228) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
72014053686
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvii, 237 p.
Isbn
9781931666206
Lccn
2006017311
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.

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