"More Product, Less Process" by Mark Greene and Dennis Meissner [favorite article of Elizabeth W. Adkins]

Name: Elizabeth W. Adkins

Title: Director, Global Information Management

Institution: CSC

Years in Profession: 31

Title of Influential American Archivist Article: "More Product, Less Process: Revamping Traditional Archival Processing"

Author(s) of Article: Mark Greene and Dennis Meissner

Volume and Date: 68:2 (Fall/Winter 2005)

How has this article influenced you as an archivist?

This article garnered so much attention that MPLP has become an acronym instantly recognized by most archivists, and several conferences have had sessions dedicated to the issues raised by the article. In one case an entire conference was dedicated to MPLP. This article deserves special recognition!