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Glossary Citation [EAD] is intended to provide repositories with a means of establishing an effective, accessible, and stable presence for their holdings information. EAD accommodates variations in the length and content of finding aids within and among repositories, and cp_admin 05/24/2011 - 1:11pm
Glossary Citation [file5] There is a well defined distinction between filing an instrument, and offering it for record or causing it to be recorded. The term 'recorded' signifies copied or transcribed into a permanent book, while the term 'filing' signifies merely deliver cp_admin 05/24/2011 - 1:11pm
Glossary Citation [From the act:] To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to improve portability and continuity of health insurance coverage in the group and individual markets, to combat waste, fraud, and abuse in health insurance and health care delivery, to promote t cp_admin 05/24/2011 - 1:11pm
Glossary Citation [Graphic3] A two-dimensional representation whether opaque (e.g., art original and reproductions, flash cards, photographs, technical drawings) or intended to be viewed, or projected without motion, by means of an optical device (e.g., film strips, stereo cp_admin 05/24/2011 - 1:11pm
Glossary Citation [Henry Adams'] 1910 report 'To American Teachers of History' . . . attempted to demonstrate that Darwinism, thermodynamics and modern scientific thought must influence the teaching of history as a scientific discipline. He argued that historians must re cp_admin 05/24/2011 - 1:10pm
Glossary Citation [information] A theory of information was first formulated in 1948 by Claude Shannon and Warren Weaver as a theory of communication to study the receiving, conserving, processing, and transmitting of signals. The notion of information, however, goes back cp_admin 05/24/2011 - 1:11pm
Glossary Citation [Jenkinson] connected authenticity with continuous custody of archives by their creator and its legitimate successors. The argument is that the creating body has an interest in preserving its records free from any tampering that would affect their authent cp_admin 05/24/2011 - 1:10pm
Glossary Citation [Leonard] Rapport urged us to consider archives not as permanently valuable, but as worthy of continued preservation – a conceptual shift that justifies the reappraisal of current holdings and revision of the standards by which archivists appraised those cp_admin 05/24/2011 - 1:10pm
Glossary Citation [Records are] . . . any type of recorded information, regardless of physical form or characteristics, created, received, or maintained by a person, institution, or organization. . . . Records are extensions of the human memory, purposefully created to re cp_admin 05/24/2011 - 1:12pm
Glossary Citation [Secondary values] are values that some records have because of the uses, often unforeseen, to which they can be put by individuals other than those for whom the records were originally created. For instance, the primary value of probate court records is cp_admin 05/24/2011 - 1:12pm
Glossary Citation [serial1] A publication in any medium issued in successive parts bearing numeric or chronological designations and intended to be continued indefinitely. Serials include periodicals; newspapers; annuals (reports, yearbooks, etc.); the journals, memoirs, cp_admin 05/24/2011 - 1:12pm
Glossary Citation [Series1] File units or documents arranged in accordance with a filing system or maintained as a unit because they relate to a particular subject or function, result from the same activity, have a particular form, or because of some other relationship ari cp_admin 05/24/2011 - 1:12pm
Glossary Citation [Spool2] From early IBM 'Simultaneous Peripheral Operation On-Line,' but is widely thought to have been contrived for the effect. To send files to some device or program (a spooler) that queues them up and does something useful with them later. Without qu cp_admin 05/24/2011 - 1:12pm
Glossary Citation [There is a question as to whether] medium – that is, the physical carrier on which a record is stored – is a part of the record itself or as a part of its technological context. For diplomatists examining medieval documents, the medium is an essential c cp_admin 05/24/2011 - 1:11pm
Glossary Citation [This standard] provides guidelines for constructing monolingual thesauri: formulating the descriptors, establishing relationships among terms, and effectively presenting the information in print and on a screen. Italso includes thesaurus maintenance proc cp_admin 05/24/2011 - 1:11pm
Glossary Citation [Tim] Berners-Lee, with a background in system design in real-time communications and text-processing software development, invented the Web while working at CERN, world's largest particle physics laboratory in Geneva, Switzerland. ¶ The web was firs cp_admin 05/24/2011 - 1:12pm
Agenda Item [WITHDRAWN] ACA Student Poster Award Proposal [0612-III-B] rmueller SAA Council 05/24/2012 - 10:53am
Glossary Citation [Within the limits of present-day technology, the highest] quality of paper would be manufactured from 100% rag (new linen), flax, cotton, or hemp, undyed and unbleached, and produced by hand or machine. It would contain no loading or color additives, and cp_admin 05/24/2011 - 1:12pm
Page יצחק דזשאַעקק, אַ חשבו (Yitzchak Jaeck, An Account) zimmeralc 12/06/2018 - 3:05pm
Group News Item ‘Nazis didn’t fall out of the sky in January ’33’: The Holocaust Museum’s director on warning signs of fascism (Washington Post) hbarlow Human Rights Archives Section 02/27/2020 - 1:28pm
Blurb “60 Minutes” Features Story on Archives Theft Anonymous 10/28/2012 - 12:40pm
Blurb “Core Values of Archivists” Adopted rmueller 06/03/2011 - 10:51am
Blurb “Core Values” Statement Open for Member Comment rmueller 08/31/2010 - 10:44am
Agenda Item “Equalizing Preservation and Security: Collection Protections at Every Level" supriyavpw Preservation Section 08/29/2011 - 2:37pm
Group News Item “Far-reaching Impacts”: Why the Closure of NARA’S Seattle Facility Still Matters by Burkely Hermann (Issues & Advocacy Section Blog)  hbarlow Human Rights Archives Section 11/30/2020 - 5:12pm