An Archives Management
programme can help an organisation in the
•To determine what has continuing
value to the organisation and should be
managed and preserved within an archives
•To establish standards and procedures
for describing archival materials.
•To develop appropriate strategies
for increasing awareness and use of archival
•To identify specifications for services
including microfilming and imaging.
•To establish initial conservation
priorities and plan for on-going preservation
•To carry out listing/cataloguing
of archival holdings.
•To exploit archival material through
publication or exhibition.
Archives are the records
maintained permanently by a given institution
in any medium because of their legal, fiscal,
informational, evidential, and historical
value. 'Archives' is also a term used to
describe the physical site where records
of permanent value are arranged, described,
preserved, and made available, or the department
within an organisation responsible for administering
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