Archival Appraisal: Theory and Practice
Collection appraisal is an integral part of archival work and this unique professional reference source provides detailed information on the most recent techniques and recommendations in the face of the flood of information now facing information specialists, records managers, knowledge managers, and archivists. Archival Appraisal provides examples of: acquisition planning processes; acquisition policies; acquisition procedures; appraisal criteria and appraisal report forms. It is an excellent introduction to the subject and is clearly laid out, giving sound explanations of theory and explaining the practices of archive appraisal. There is also a glossary of terms with detailed explanations of their meanings. This work is an essential reference work for anyone who has responsibilities for archives and their management and use. Thanks to its reader-friendly layout, numerous clear examples and practical explanations, this volume offers an excellent introduction to the subject.
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