Development of a new version (IV) of Keeping Archives
The Australian Society of Archivists (ASA) seeks expressions of interest from individuals or corporations to develop a scope of works, under the guidance of the ASA Council Working Party, for the development of a new version (IV) of Keeping Archives.
This new version would consist of a digital interactive platform, that provides an online engaging process for those wishing to access Keeping Archives IV. A review of all the content of the previous 3rd version would be required, and where necessary, the content updated to reflect current practices, procedures and archival theory.
Expressions of interest should be submitted via email addressed to ASA Councillor Steve Stefanopoulos OAM and received by Monday 29 May 2023.
Expressions of interest should include:
Contact details (email, phone, full name)
Current Curriculum Vitae
A brief statement describing experience and qualifications to undertake the work
An outline of all costs associated with the development of the “scope of works”
All submitted expressions of interest will be acknowledged after Monday 29 May 2023.
Successful candidates will be contacted soon thereafter for further information.
Unsuccessful submissions will be informed by the end of June 2023.
For any queries, please contact ASA Councillor Steve Stefanopoulos OAM.
About Keeping Archives
Keeping Archives, a key publication of the ASA has evolved over the years. Originally self-published in 1987, it served as a foundational resource for archive management. The second edition, released in 1993 incorporated changing concepts and approaches in light of evolving organisational structures and technology-based record formats. In 2008, the third edition expanded its scope to encompass digital archives and technology-driven preservation, access, and education. It also offered essential resources for archives, including downloadable templates and checklists.