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Preservation policies & procedures for small archives

Angela Hoddinott

Preservation policies & procedures for small archives

handbook for the Association of Newfoundland & Labrador Archives

by Angela Hoddinott

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Published by Association of Newfoundland and Labrador Archives in St. John"s, NF .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Archives.,
  • Archives.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPreservation policies and procedures for small archives
    Statementprepared by Angela Hoddinott ; edited by Jessie Chisholm.
    ContributionsChisholm, Jessie., Association of Newfoundland & Labrador Archives.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (loose-leaf) ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19547803M

    directing procedures to be followed and referencing any internal guidance; aligning the digital preservation policy with other relevant policies including record management, freedom of information and data protection, information security and the preservation policy for analogue records. Policies & Procedures Access to Collection Policy. The Museum and Archives strives to make its collections available for study and examination for scholarly research and other worthwhile purposes. The first priority of the Museum and Archives, however, shall be the protection and preservation of these collections. Access to Collections Procedure.

    Preservation planning is the function within a digital repository for monitoring changes that may impact on the sustainability of, or access to, the digital material that the repository holds. It should be proactive: both current and forward-looking in terms of acquisitions and trends. In library and archival science, preservation is a set of activities aimed at prolonging the life of a record, book, or object while making as few changes as possible. Preservation activities vary widely and may include monitoring the condition of items, maintaining the temperature and humidity in collection storage areas, writing a plan in case of emergencies, digitizing items, writing.

    While many of the same principles from the traditional preservation environment can usefully be applied, policies and procedures will need to be adapted to the digital environment. In a print environment, the physical dimensions of an archive mean the reasons to select are relatively well understood, while the decision to preserve can be taken. The Collections Assessment for Preservation (CAP) program provides small and mid-sized museums with partial funding toward a general conservation assessment. The assessment is a study of all of the institution's collections, buildings, and building systems, as .


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Preservation policies & procedures for small archives by Angela Hoddinott Download PDF EPUB FB2

Preservation Item Condition Evaluation (ICE) Guidelines Criteria (Guidelines) for Retention of Original and Curator/ Selector Review Digital Capture & Retention Guidelines.

Archival Program Administration. Arrangement and Description. Disaster Planning/Recovery and Facilities (upcoming) Born-Digital and Digitization. If you have additional resources to contribute to our guide, please contact Working Group co-chairs Rachel Chatalbash or Megan Schwenke.

Many visitors and University colleagues think of the University Preservation policies & procedures for small archives book as a library-but we are an archive. Because of the unique nature of archival records, they generally can never be replaced or re-created.

Therefore, archivists use a set of policies and procedures which differ from those practices employed in libraries. Security, environmental. Managing Archives: A Procedures Manual defines the procedures for managing records after they have been transferred from the records centre to the archival institution for permanent preservation.

The archives staff ensure records are received, processed according to archival standards, physically housed and protected and made available for.

– Manage properes of the archives independently of the – Provide representaon informaon for the preservaon environment (policies, procedures, state informaon) – Maintain Policy Based Preservation Environments (iRODS) Reagan W.

Welles Henderson Archives & Library Digital Preservation Policy Approved: Octo Executive Summary: The J. Welles Henderson Archives and Library (JWHAL) is becoming an increasingly digital archive and library. Our digital records already exceeditems and more are added almost daily.

Archives and Preservation Resources. Technical Information. Preservation of Archival Records: Holdings Maintenance at the National Archives.

by Mary Lynn Ritzenthaler Technical Information Paper Number 6 () [Web Version] Table of Contents. Foreward Preface Introduction I. Holdings Maintenance Procedures. Boxes B. Folders C. Oversize. The Smithsonian Institution Archives cares for many different materials, from paper documents and photographs, to audio and video recordings and film.

In addition, born digital holdings such as email, websites, social media, and other items such as exhibit CAD drawings can also be found in our collections (see more at Digital Curation). Both analog and digital holdings require preservation.

A robust preservation program also includes a system for securing your records from theft, a disaster response plan and procedures for handling records. While the complexity and cost of preserving records can be intimidating, focusing your efforts on many low-cost incremental improvements will noticeably impact the condition of the records in.

regarding digital preservation. • Review of policies and procedures on a regular basis, taking into account changes in the organizational, legal, and technical environment of the State Archives, State Library, and government statewide.

Roles & ResponsibilitiesFile Size: 1MB. NEDCC offers preservation advice to family collectors, art collectors, book collectors. Preservation training is one of NEDCC’s strengths – workshops, webinars, and conferences are taught on caring for paper and book collections, digital curation, metadata, photograph care and identification, and multimedia, audio and video.

The possession of a formal preservation policy is a checklist criteria for being awarded ‘Designated Status’ by the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council (MLA). The policy contains three parts that cover general statements, the management of physical materials and the management of digital materials.

I located a total of 33 digital preservation policies/strategies from around the world. They were almost equally divided between archives and libraries, with only two documents located from museums. About half of the documents were from U.S. institutions, with the rest primarily from western European nations.

Policies & Procedures. Holdings: * UM-System * Columbia. Topical Guides. Online Exhibits. Links * Archival * General. MU Libraries. Ellis Library's North Reading Room (University Archives, C:1/40/1) University Archives Policies and Procedures: Transferring University Records to the Archives.

Records Usually Accepted by University Archives. Preserving Archives is written from a UK perspective, highlighting UK examples, resources, and legislation.

That said, extensive interpretation is not an acute problem because preservation is a universal issue and the book has detailed information focusing on the “how to” of archives management. The preservation of Documents shall be done in the following manner: a) Where there is a period for which a Document is required to be preserved as Regulation or standard will take precedence over these policies and procedures until such time as this policy is changed to conform to the law, rule, regulation or Minutes book of Board File Size: KB.

Guideline - Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery Vision for FY Guideline - Library Policy Committee Guideline - Dissemination of Policies, Rules, Guidelines, and Procedures. The Library collection at The National Archives contains published works from the 16th century onwards that aid interpretation, use and preservation of our records.

This policy provides a framework for acquisition decisions for the Library collection to ensure it is developed in a balanced and cost effective way as a research resource that.

ANLA Preservation Policies and Procedures Manual for Small Archives () A template handbook for the small archival institution. Its aim is to provide guidance for small archives as they develop an administrative framework for the preservation of their holdings.

In addition to a digital access copy, a preservation copy will be made and kept on a backed-up server to the standards described in our document ‘Reprographics – handling, procedures and standards’.

The Archives Centre is committed to a small, continuous project to copy audiovisual materials in its holdings, on the basis of priority. Superseded in InALA President Patricia W.

Berger appointed a President's Committee on Preservation Policy. Its charge was to draft policies that outline explicitly the responsibilities of the library profession for the preservation of library materials of all types in order to guarantee access to the information they contain, both for the current generation of library users and for.Preservation of a community’s historic resources is best undertaken at the local level.

State law allows local municipalities and counties to enact a local historic preservation ordinance to oversee the preservation policy of the local governmental entity. The Mississippi Department of Archives and History best works with communities who have made this commitment through the .The Archive Preservation and Conservation Policy aims to provide a comprehensive statement of intent regarding the care of the archive and library collections in LMA.

The policy outlines the aims and objectives for the Conservation team, current provision, and the strategic development of the team. NB. This policy does not directly relate to.