Archival Appraisal: Theory and Practice

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K.G. Saur, 2004 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 224 pages
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"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. This book is aimed at information specialists, records managers, knowledge managers, and archivists." "This is the reference work for anyone who has responsibilities for archives and their management and use. It is the only source to provide 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."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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