TITLE

Indexing archives for access

AUTHOR(S)
Hicks, Shauna
PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
Indexer;Oct2005, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p200
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Archival records now in the custody of Australian State and Federal Archives were created by public servants in the normal course of their work. For the most part it was not envisaged that these records would continue to be used by future researchers. This paper looks at how indexing is a means of opening up greater access to archival records, and the challenges that archival indexing poses to both archives and libraries, and private individuals and genealogical societies who publish indexes for researchers.
ACCESSION #
18594835

 

Related Articles

  • Index.  // Library/Vendor Relationships;2006, Vol. 44 Issue 3/4, p227 

    A subject index for the June 2006 issue of "Library/Vendor Relationships" is presented.

  • A Soviet Research Library Remembered. Kasinec, Edward // Libraries & Culture;Winter2001, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p16 

    Reflects on the author's experience with libraries and archives during a year of research in the former Soviet Union from 1971 to 1972. Research work under the Soviet regime; Renaming of the Lenin State Library in Moscow to the Russian State Library in 1992; Access to special selection of books.

  • Archives and Music Documentation Centres Branch. Enquist, Inger // Fontes Artis Musicae;Apr-Jun98, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p160 

    Focuses on the archives and music documentation centers in Geneva, Switzerland. List of the music centers; Description of composer trusts; Collections of musical Nachlässe.

  • University of Dayton.  // MAC Newsletter;Jul2011, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p26 

    The article offers information about the Marian Library, which is founded by Marianists at the University of Dayton in 1943 and which supports scholarly research on the Blessed Virgin Mary.

  • Libraries and archives.  // Journal of Southern History;Aug93, Vol. 59 Issue 3, p615 

    Notifies on the availability or release of materials at libraries and archives. Georgia Department of Archives and History; Virginia Historical Society; National Archives; Virginia State Library and Archives.

  • Preventing Mistakes in E-mail Records Management. Murphy, Brian // CPA Journal;Jul2005, Vol. 75 Issue 7, p14 

    Offers advice on preventing several types of mistake in e-mail records management. Development of an e-mail management program; Application of business record management in e-mail records; Identification of the monthly and annual e-mail archiving volume and indexing requirements.

  • The Co-operative College Library. Drodge, Stephen // Bulletin -- Society for the Study of Labour History;Autumn80, Issue 41, p46 

    Discusses collections of the Co-operative College Library in England that are related to the history of the cooperative movement in Great Britain. Periodicals and serials on the movement; Cooperative pamphlets of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries; Academic dissertations on the movement.

  • Children's literature archives.  // Library Journal;6/1/1978, Vol. 103 Issue 11, p1126 

    Reports on the children's literature archive created by the University of Washington Libraries in Seattle, Washington. Goal of the children's literature archive; Type of books to be included in the archive; Contact address for donating the books.

  • Acceso a los recursos web gratuitos desde las bibliotecas. Estivill, Assumpci�; Abadal, Ernest // El Profesional de la Informaci�n;nov2000, Vol. 9 Issue 11, p4 

    This article describes and analyses the systems currently used by libraries to provide their users with access to free web resources and it explores the major obstacles for identifying and retrieving these resources. The ways in which libraries organise web resources can be described by three...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics