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Author Millar, Laura, 1959- author

Title Archives : principles and practices / Laura A. Millar
Edition Second edition
Published London [England] : Facet Publishing, 2017
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Description 1 online resource (324 pages) : illustrations
Series Principles and Practice in Records Management and Archives
Principles and practice in records management and archives.
Contents Title page; Contents; Figures and tables; Foreword to the first edition; Foreword to the second edition; Acknowledgements; Introduction to the second edition; PART I -- Archival principles; Chapter 1: What are archives?; Chapter 2: The nature of archives; Chapter 3: Archival history and theory; Chapter 4: The uses of archives; Chapter 5: Types of archival institution; Chapter 6: The principles of archival service; Chapter 7: Balancing access and privacy; PART II -- Archival practices; Chapter 8: Managing the institution; Chapter 9: Preserving archives; Chapter 10: Acquiring archives; Chapter 11: Arranging and describing archives; Chapter 12: Making archives available; Conclusion; To learn more; Additional readings; Glossary of terms; Index
Summary An international perspective on archives management, providing guidance relevant both to collections-based repositories and to organizations responsible for managing their own institutional archives
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed June 16, 2017)
Subject Archival materials -- Management -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Archival materials -- Management.
Archives -- Administration.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1783302089
9781783302086 (e-book)