Archives

  • Archives

    Archives are those records, irrespective of their physical form, which are generally preserved on account of their enduring value by an organization or an individual responsible for its creation. It forms the integral part of every organization. They preserve the records essential not just for self-knowledge but also for the protection of the rights of the individual and the state. Mostly archives are government managed…

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    Control of Archives

    Control means to minimize the document production. It is also means to produce as minimum or limited number of document as possible. It is required to minimize or to limit the production of documents or to stop the publication of unnecessary documents for a country. The production of unnecessary documents may be reduced by the following three ways – Simplification of functioning. Simplification of work…

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    Archives: Traditional vs Digital

    Introduction: The term “archives” is derived from Greek word “archeion” that belongs to an office (The term “Archives” was first introduced in early 17th century; which derived from the French “archives” in turn from Latin “archium”, which is the Romanized form of the Greek “  archeion” that belongs to public records, town hall, residence or an office.) It is a valuable national resource of any…

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  • English

    Digital Document Management

    Document Management in Digital form. In this section, a general discussion on document management in digital form is attempted. This may be applicable both in the case of digital libraries and digital archives as well as libraries interested in optimally managing their digital collection before rendering useful services from such collection. Some of the purposes of digital libraries that are of direct concern to document…

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  • English

    Digital Archives: Concepts, Meaning & Definition

    Digital Archives Digital has become the order of the day due to the significant advances of computer and communications technology have brought in the post Internet information age we are living. Libraries are not lagging behind other social service institutions in exploring the new technology available at any point of time to improve information organization and services. This can be amply justified by the use…

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  • ICT and Information

    Needs and purposes of Digital Archives

    Needs and purposes of Digital Archives Digitization may also be taken as a visible proposition to enhance the shelf life of printed information by preservation apart from the virtue of increased and easy access. In the digital form, since users can make any number of copies and only these copies of the materials are being used, at one point of time, there exist fair chances…

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