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Implementing the principles of access to archives: challenges and opportunities

Shapley, Maggie


This case study on the implementation of the International Council on Archives' Principles of Access to Archives at the Australian National University Archives reports on both the challenges and opportunities that arose in relation to the existing practice at the Archives. Among the challenges faced were the existence of past agreements on access with depositors and the need to ensure finding aids are 'current, accurate and comply with international descriptive standards' and include draft...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Conference paper


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