[PDF / Epub] ✩ Conceptualizing 21st-Century Archives ☉ Anne J Gilliland – Thomashillier.co.uk The digital age has spurred constant technological and sociocultural change In Conceptualizing 21st Century Archives author Anne J Gilliland explores the shifts and divergences in archival discourse t The digital age has spurred constant technological and sociocultural change In Conceptualizing st Century Conceptualizing 21st-Century Epub / Archives author Anne J Gilliland explores the shifts and divergences in archival discourse that technological developments have necessitated facilitated or inspired Gilliland addresses the lessons the archival and recordkeeping fields can learn from their evolution about ideas tried and abandoned; which ideas are truly new and which continue to hold good regardless of technological shifts; and the ways in which archivists need to expand their thinking and practices to fulfill their global and local glocal roles By understanding how archival practices and thinking were challenged or how archivists responded at different points over the past century the reader can begin to discern how and why ideas rise fall and resurge The book traces the development of descriptive systems the creation and management of computer generated records and the curation of digital materials With each chapter Gilliland addresses either the historical development or the current state of an area within archival science that information and communications technology have significantly affected to ultimately construct a picture of how archives arrived in the st century and to suggest where they might be going in the foreseeable future.
- 336 pages
- Conceptualizing 21st-Century Archives
- Anne J Gilliland
- 11 July 2016 Anne J Gilliland