Archives and Societal Provenance

Records and archival arrangements in Australia are globally relevant because Australia’s indigenous people represent the oldest living culture in the world, and because modern Australia is an ex-colonial society now heavily multicultural in outlook. Archives and Societal Provenance explores this distinctiveness using the theoretical concept of societal provenance as propounded by Canadian archival scholars led by Dr Tom Nesmith. The book’s seventeen essays blend new writing and re-workings of earlier work, comprising the fi rst text to apply a societal provenance perspective to a national setting. After a prologue by Professor Michael Moss entitled A prologue to the afterlife, this title consists of four sections. The first considers historical themes in Australian recordkeeping. The second covers some of the institutions which make the Australian archival story distinctive, such as the Australian War Memorial and prime ministerial libraries. The third discusses the formation of archives. The fourth and final part explores debates surrounding archives in Australia. The book concludes by considering the notion of an archival afterlife. Presents material from a life’s career working and thinking about archives and records and their multiple relationships with history, biography, culture and society The first book to focus specifically on the Australian archival scene Covers a wide variety of themes, including: the theoretical concept of the records continuum; census records destruction; Prime Ministerial Libraries; and the documentation of war

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  • Author : Michael Piggott
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 358 pages
  • ISBN : 1780633785
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Archives and Societal Provenance

Archives and Societal Provenance
  • Author : Michael Piggott
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 22 October 2012
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Records and archival arrangements in Australia are globally relevant because Australia’s indigenous people represent the oldest living culture in the world, and because modern Australia is an ex-colonial society now heavily multicultural in outlook. Archives and Societal Provenance explores this distinctiveness using the theoretical concept of societal provenance as propounded by Canadian archival scholars led by Dr Tom Nesmith. The book’s seventeen essays blend new writing and re-workings of earlier work, comprising the fi rst text to apply

Research in the Archival Multiverse

Research in the Archival Multiverse
  • Author : Sue McKemmish,Anne Gililand,Andrew Lau
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 01 December 2016
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Within the past 15 years, the field of archival studies around the world has experienced unprecedented growth and archival studies graduate education programs today have among the highest enrollments in any information field. During the same period, there has also been unparalleled expansion and innovation in the diversity of methods and theories being applied in archival scholarship. Global in scope, Research in the Archival Multiverse compiles critical and reflective essays across a wide range of emerging research areas and interests in

Building Trust in Information

Building Trust in Information
  • Author : Victoria L. Lemieux
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 11 August 2016
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This book reports on the results of an interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary workshop on provenance that brought together researchers and practitioners from different areas such as archival science, law, information science, computing, forensics and visual analytics that work at the frontiers of new knowledge on provenance. Each of these fields understands the meaning and purpose of representing provenance in subtly different ways. The aim of this book is to create cross-disciplinary bridges of understanding with a view to arriving at a

Currents of Archival Thinking, 2nd Edition

Currents of Archival Thinking, 2nd Edition
  • Author : Heather MacNeil,Terry Eastwood
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 09 January 2017
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With new technologies and additional goals driving their institutions, archives are changing drastically. This book shows how the core foundations of archival practice can be brought forward to adapt to new environments—while adhering to the key principles of preservation and access. • Presents current thinking on archival theory, methods, and practice and addresses new thinking about the role of archival institutions • Documents how the foundational principles of archives and museums are changing • Introduces readers to other disciplinary perspectives on archives •

Archives and the Public Good

Archives and the Public Good
  • Author : Richard J. Cox,David A. Wallace,David Wallace
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release : 18 January 2021
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This volume widens the perspective of the roles that records play in society. As opposed to most writings in the discipline of archives and records management, which view records from cultural, historical, and economical efficiency dimensions, this volume highlights one of the most salient features of records: the role they play as sources of accountability. The authors demonstrate that records are not mute observers and recordings of activity, rather, they are frequently objects of memory formation and erasure.

Archives

Archives
  • Author : Laura A. Millar
  • Publisher : Facet Publishing
  • Release : 11 May 2017
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This new and extensively revised second edition offers an international perspective on archives management, providing authoritative guidance relevant to collections-based repositories and to organizations responsible for managing their own institutional archives. Written in clear language with lively examples, Archives: Principles and practices introduces core archival concepts, explains best-practice approaches and discusses the central activities that archivists need to know to ensure the documentary materials in their charge are cared for as effectively as possible. Topics addressed include: core archival principles

Community Archives, Community Spaces

Community Archives, Community Spaces
  • Author : Jeannette Bastian,Andrew Flinn
  • Publisher : Facet Publishing
  • Release : 19 December 2019
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This book traces the trajectory of the community archives movement, expanding the definition of community archives to include sites such as historical societies, social movement organisations and community centres. It also explores new definitions of what community archives might encompass, particularly in relation to disciplines outside the archives. Over ten years have passed since the first volume of Community Archives, and inspired by continued research as well as by the formal recognition of community archives in the UK, the community

Encyclopedia of Archival Science

Encyclopedia of Archival Science
  • Author : Luciana Duranti,Patricia C. Franks
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 17 June 2015
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Here is the first-ever comprehensive guide to archival concepts, principles, and practices. Encyclopedia of Archival Science features 154 entries, which address every aspect of archival professional knowledge. These entries range from traditional ideas (like appraisal and provenance) to today’s challenges (digitization and digital preservation). They present the thoughts of leading luminaries like Ernst Posner, Margaret Cross-Norton, and Philip Brooks as well as those of contemporary authors and rising scholars. Historical and ethical components of practice are infused throughout the work.

Archives

Archives
  • Author : Sue McKemmish,Michael Piggott,Barbara Reed,Frank Upward
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 01 June 2005
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Archives: Recordkeeping in Society introduces the significance of archives and the results of local and international research in archival science. It explores the role of recordkeeping in various cultural, organisational and historical contexts. Its themes include archives as a web of recorded information: new information technologies have presented dilemmas, but also potentialities for managing of the interconnectedness of archives. Another theme is the relationship between evidence and memory in archives and in archival discourse. It also explores recordkeeping and accountability,

The Silence of the Archive

The Silence of the Archive
  • Author : David Thomas,Simon Fowler,Valerie Johnson
  • Publisher : Facet Publishing
  • Release : 11 May 2017
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Foreword by Anne J Gilliland, University of California Evaluating archives in a post-truth society. In recent years big data initiatives, not to mention Hollywood, the video game industry and countless other popular media, have reinforced and even glamorized the public image of the archive as the ultimate repository of facts and the hope of future generations for uncovering ‘what actually happened’. The reality is, however, that for all sorts of reasons the record may not have been preserved or survived

A Manual of Archive Administration Including the Problems of War Archives and Archive Making

A Manual of Archive Administration Including the Problems of War Archives and Archive Making
  • Author : Sir Hilary Jenkinson
  • Publisher : Franklin Classics Trade Press
  • Release : 13 November 2018
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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to

Archiving the Unspeakable

Archiving the Unspeakable
  • Author : Michelle Caswell
  • Publisher : University of Wisconsin Pres
  • Release : 01 April 2014
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Roughly 1.7 million people died in Cambodia from untreated disease, starvation, and execution during the Khmer Rouge reign of less than four years in the late 1970s. The regime’s brutality has come to be symbolized by the multitude of black-and-white mug shots of prisoners taken at the notorious Tuol Sleng prison, where thousands of “enemies of the state” were tortured before being sent to the Killing Fields. In Archiving the Unspeakable, Michelle Caswell traces the social life of these photographic