The 1992 Act also tasks the Archives
to collect, "organize and make available all substantive documents including printed [and] electronic .
This serves as additional protection for your archives
, just like backup provides protection for live data.
During the early 1980s, another Dutch archivist, Evert Van Laar, acting under the auspices of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), conducted the first survey of archives
and records management programs in Africa.
The issue of digital record destruction is emerging as a major consideration for many archives
contain mainly paper and simply adding to that requires little effort.
To support its own internal business requirements and to satisfy external legislative requirements, the BBC's Information and Archives
Department is building a Legal and Historical Internet Archive
System to capture a selection of content as it is published to the "live" site.
We may hunt all over the world for bits and pieces that may be at sister archives
in order to reconstruct the work,'' says Rosen.
Princeton Softech is the only database archiving vendor that archives
to EMC Centera from both the mainframe and open systems environments.
The quality of an archive
's holdings depends on the effectiveness of the records management program responsible for the records before they reach the archives
Backups are not archives
and should not be treated as such.