Collaboration for a 21st Century Archives: Connecting University Archives with the Library's Information Technology Professionals.

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Erin Lawrimore, University Archivist (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: As communication technologies change, so do the records being produced and acquired by the archival repositories tasked with documenting society. This article, written from the perspective of a University Archivist, discusses the need for collaboration between archivists and information technology profes-sionals in a university library in order to manage the university’s born-digital archival records. Using specific examples of collaborative projects of University Archives and the Electronic Resources and In-formation Technology (ERIT) department in the University Libraries of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, the article makes specific recommendations for overcoming challenges related to profes-sional jargon and work practices shared by archivists and information technologists to produce a success-ful collaboration.

Additional Information

Collaborative Librarianship, 5(3), 189-196
Language: English
Date: 2013
archives, born-digital records, information technology, librarianship

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