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ARCHIVIST. One to whose care the archives have been confided.

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Librarians and Archivists with Palestine "is a network of self-defined librarians, archivists, and information workers in solidarity with the Palestinian struggle for self-determination.
When Perry announced he would house his archives at the state library, archivists had less than a year to determine a digital solution before he left office in January 2015.
The Augustinian friar added that while archiving is not yet seen as a profession in the country, and with colleges and universities not yet offering archiving as a program in higher education, there is a need to update the skills of Filipino archivists to make them dovetail with the trends in archival management through conferences and workshops offered by international professional organizations.
Readers should note that much of this book is written for archivists working in a collecting institution, like a college or university archives or a historical society, and is much less directed at institutional or government archives.
Chapter 3 introduces archival appraisal, considered by many archivists to be the most intellectually demanding archival function, and one that distinguishes archival work from other related disciplines.
The archivists, James Fox and Kira Homo, could not be reached for comment.
The collaborative gathering also illuminated common interests and goals that Baptist librarians, archivists, and historians share.
Indeed, the inclusion of creators of archival materials, of archivists, and of researchers is one of the strengths of this book.
Digital librarians are taking high-resolution images for long-term preservation; digital archivists are creating metadata for individual digital objects; digital practitioners (subject specialists or humanities scholars) are serving as project managers for in-house digitization projects; and all of them are sifting through gigabytes of born-digital records.
To meet these needs and accommodate the typical archival researcher's workflow, archivists are responding through increased digitization efforts and by providing greater access to collections through digital portals.
Wilson served as National Archivist of Canada, 1999 to 2004, and then as head of the newly amalgamated Library and Archives Canada.
The growing criticality of the archivist's role is evident from the fact that every year, a number of seminars and conferences are held about the preservation of archives and for the archivists to share their experiences and brainstorm new ideas.

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