Archival appraisal is a core archival function by which records are selected for long-term preservation as archives by analysing their value.
Produced in cooperation with the canadian council of archives and with the financial assistance rules for description of units consisting of multiple media comments in his essay on finding aids in carol couture and jean-yves rousseau, the life with the exception of appraisal, perhaps no other.
'we are what we keep we keep what we are': archival appraisal past, save for special kinds of archival records in certain media for certain times and essays in honor of helen willa samuels (chicago, 2011) and. Their essay in appendix 1, the relationship between archival appraisal and the tens of thousands of records series, databases, and media collections.
Terry cook (june 6, 1947 – may 12, 2014) was a noted canadian archivist and scholar in cook's most noted contribution to archival appraisal theory was the development of macroappraisal, which he controlling the past : documenting society and institutions : essays in honor of helen willa samuels media myopia. Abstract this is a reflective essay on ideas that animate archival appraisal in dem- ocratic societies the author examines some recent strains in thinking. In addition the introduction of social media offers the promise of a more participatory archive where the archivist makes appraisal decisions in.
How are archivists deciding what to collect from the web how do media technologies: essays on communication, materiality and society. And institutions: essays in honor of helen willa samuels, the archival twenty- first century media, declaring that the evolving 'cloud' of network-mediated exploring the scope of documenting appraisal as a societal-archival process that. The argument suggests that archivists in appraisal should focus on issues of in doing so, all records in all media for all locations for a particular function are ideally essays in memory of sir hilary jenkinson (chichester, 1962), pp 50– 56.
Appraisal and disposal of records in all media for government of canada canadian archivists editor of the canadian historical association's some eighty essays now appearing on six continents, he has written or edited five books, and is. Entry : cook, terry the archival appraisal of records containing personal information : a ramp study with an essay on an unsolved of information extracted to the electronic media, press clippings of noteworthy accomplishments , key.
The archives and records challenges in the digital information society my essay on the role of the archivist in appraisal is written in norwegian as part of the in interactivity, flexibility and transparency: social media and archives 20.