Archivists and Collecting

Authored by: Richard J. Cox

Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science, Fourth Edition

Print publication date:  November  2017
Online publication date:  November  2017

Print ISBN: 9781466552593
eBook ISBN: 9781315116143
Adobe ISBN:

10.1081/E-ELIS4-120053554

 Download Chapter

 

Abstract

Archival collecting is seen by archivists in some countries principally within the context of well-established archival appraisal practices and principles. The author argues for a specifically North American approach to collecting, where the notion of collecting has been the strongest, most well-developed, and most debated. However, many traditional aspects of collecting have been and are being challenged.

 Cite
Search for more...
Back to top

Use of cookies on this website

We are using cookies to provide statistics that help us give you the best experience of our site. You can find out more in our Privacy Policy. By continuing to use the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.