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Developing and Maintaining Practical Archives:
A How-To-Do-It Manual for Librarians, Third Edition
Gregory S. Hunter | PRINT: 978-0-8389-1277-5
Newly revised and updated to more thoroughly address our increasingly digital world, Hunter’s manual cov-
ers such keystone topics as
À a history of archives;
À selection, appraisal, acquisition, accessioning, and deaccessioning;
À important points of copyright, privacy, and ethics;
À description, including DACS, EAD, and tools such as Archon and the Archivists’ Toolkit;
À preservation, including guidance on how to handle rare books, maps, architectural records,
À digital records, addressing new and popular methods of storage and preservation of email, image
files, webpages, Word documents, spreadsheets, databases, and media files; and
À metrics, assessment, establishing employee procedures and policies, working with interns and
volunteers, and other managerial duties.
Archives: Principles and Practices, Second Edition
Laura A. Millar | PRINT: 978-0-8389-1606-3
Written in clear language with lively examples, the book outlines fundamental archival principles and prac-
tices, introduces core concepts, and explains best practices. This revised edition contains expanded dis-
cussion of the impact of digital technologies on archival materials and practice and an examination of the
changing role of the archivist in the digital age. Topics addressed in the book include
À the nature of archives and archival institutions;
À the role of archival service as a matter of trust;
À core archival concepts such as provenance, original order, and respect des fonds;
À practical guidance in the execution of central archival tasks, including appraisal, preservation,
arrangement, description, and reference and access; and
À discussion about the changing role and responsibilities of the archival institution and archival
practitioner, as digital technologies fundamentally transform how records and archives are cre-
ated, captured, preserved, used, and shared.
Ethics for Records and Information Management
Norman A. Mooradian | PRINT: 978-0-8389-1639-1
The scope and reach of information has expanded dramatically over the past 30 years, and the conse-
quences of these changes to records and information management (RIM) professionals are profound.
RIM professionals require a professional ethics to guide them in their daily practice and to form a basis
for developing and implementing organizational policies, and Mooradian’s new book provides a rigorous
outline of such an ethics. Taking an authoritative principles/rules based approach to the subject, this book
À the structure of ethics, outlining principles, moral rules, judgements, and exceptions;
À ethical reasoning, from meaning and logic to dilemmas and decision methods;
À the ethical core of RIM, discussing key topics such as organizational context, the positive value of
accountability, conflicts of interest, and confidentiality;
À important ethical concerns like copyright and intellectual property, whistleblowing, information
leaks, disclosure, and privacy; and
À the relationship between RIM ethics and information governance.
2017 | softcover
304 pp | 6" x 9"
$79.00 | Members: $71.10
2018 | softcover
240 pp | 7" x 10"
$75.00 | Members: $67.50
2018 | softcover
320 pp | 8.5" x 11"
$85.00 | Members: $76.50
Archives | Records Management