University Archives

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Abstract

Universities, colleges, polytechnic institutes, arts academies, and other postsecondary institutions have established archival programs to hold and make accessible the documentary heritage of those institutions in order to protect individual and institutional rights and to provide a cultural context for understanding of the institution’s past. University archives are managed by professional archivists following best practices of the archival field, but they are reflective of the distinctive history of the particular institution.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences
EditorsMarcia J Bates, Mary Niles Maack
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages6
Edition3
ISBN (Print)9780849397127
StatePublished - Dec 17 2009

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