Glossary search

content analysis

Relationships
Broader Term: 

n. ~ 1. A methodology to appraise records by considering the significance of the informational value and the quality of information contained in the records. - 2. Cataloging · The process of examining a work to determine its subjects, especially for purposes of writing an abstract or assigning access points.

Notes: 

Content analysis assesses quality in terms of the time span, the completeness, and the level of detail of the information contained in records.

Citations:
(Ham 1993, p. 64) Content analysis: The archivist must evaluate the significance of the subjects or topics documented in the records and then determine how well the information in the records document those subjects or topics.