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Records & Archives Associations
Professional Qualifications & Training
Victoria University of Wellington School of Information Management - Postgraduate Certificate in Information Studies, Postgraduate Diploma in Information Studies, Master of Information Studies (Archives and Records Management)
The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand offers the only undergraduate archives and records education in New Zealand. Students may either enrol in a Level 6 Diploma in Records and Information Management or complete a Bachelor of Library and Information Studies. Courses are offered each year in trimesters 1, 2 and 3.
The Archivist's Toolkit. Archives Association of British Columbia. 2004.
National Preservation Office has been set up to provide advice on the preservation and care of documentary heritage material to institutions and community groups which hold or look after collections.
DigiCULT: technology challenges for digital culture. The DigiCULT project is a support measure within the Information Society Technologies Programme, which provides a technology watch mechanism for the cultural and scientific sector. In order to encourage early take up of new technological developments, DigiCULT will produce and disseminate seven newsletters, seven thematic issues and three Technology Watch reports.
IFLA guidelines for digitization projects: for collections and holdings in the public domain, particularly those held by libraries and archives. (2000)
National Digital Forum (NDF) The purpose of the site is to provide information about the NDF and to
serve as a "one stop shop" of quality assured information for New Zealand's cultural heritage professionals.
Directories & Registers
Rest of World
Ariadne magazine is targeted principally at information science professionals in academia, and also to interested lay people both in and beyond the Higher Education community. Its main geographic focus is the UK, but it is widely read in the US and worldwide. The magazine has as its principal goal: to report on information service developments and information networking issues worldwide, keeping the busy practitioner abreast of current digital library initiatives. Ariadne is published every three months by UKOLN.
D-Lib Magazine is a solely electronic publication with a primary focus on digital library research and development, including but not limited to new technologies, applications, and contextual social and economic issues. The magazine is published eleven times a year and is released monthly, except for the July and August issues which are combined and released in July. The full contents of the magazine, including all back issues, are available free of charge at the D-Lib web site.
The Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries (EJISDC) strives to become the foremost international forum for practitioners, teachers, researchers and policy makers to share their knowledge and experience in the design, development, implementation, management and evaluation of information systems and technologies in developing countries.
First Monday is one of the first peer-reviewed journals on the Internet, solely devoted to the Internet. Since its start in May 1996, First Monday has published 455 papers in 85 issues; these papers were written by 554 different authors. First Monday is indexed in INSPEC, LISA, PAIS and other services. In the year 2002, users from 642,954 distinct hosts around the world downloaded 4,036,340 contributions published in First Monday.
Image and Data Manager
Image and Data Manager magazine online provides quick access to the latest on information technologies with weekly up-dates for enterprise readers. idm.net.au claims to be the only online resource in the Asia-Pacific region which covers knowledge management technologies, incorporating imaging, workflow, document management, business intelligence, corporate portals, the Internet and related storage solutions.
The Information Management Journal
The Information Management Journal the "Journal") is the professional journal of ARMA International. Its purpose is to advance the field's knowledge base and help satisfy the growing information, educational, and intellectual needs and interests of information management professionals. The Journal strives to achieve this objective as a vehicle for publishing scholarly work and research findings; for reporting on innovations, trends, problems, issues, and developments in the field; for offering fresh perspectives on long-term concerns; for providing critical re-examinations of existing assumptions; for discussing the nature and applications of technologies, standards, and management techniques; for providing case studies having general application; and through other genres of intellectual discourse and knowledge delivery.
Museum and Society
Museum and Society, launched in March 2003, is an independent peer reviewed journal bringing together new writing by academics and museum professionals on the subject of museums. It is an interdisciplinary journal with a wide ranging interest in all issues associated with museums and other places of public culture concerned with collecting, exhibiting and display and is published three times a year (March, July, November).
NZ Records Listserv (NZR)
NZRecords is an open and unmoderated listserv intended for all those who have responsibility for, or an interest in, records management, archives and related disciplines. The context is limited to New Zealand: the list should be used both as a bulletin board for local announcements or as a forum for the discussion of issues which may not be relevant to a wider, international audience. Employment opportunities are also advertised in the NZR listserv.
To subscribe to this list you should visit this page to register as a user: http://lists.vuw.ac.nz/mailman/listinfo/nzrecords
This listserv is no longer in operation. Refer to the Society's website for further information: http://archivists.org.au
Electronic Records Research Projects
InterPARES Project (International Research on Permanent Authentic Records in Electronic Systems).
AGLS (Australian Government Locator Service Metadata Standard)
VERS (Victorian Electronic Records Strategy). See: Victorian Electronic Records Strategy Final Report.
SPIRT Recordkeeping Metadata Standards Project.
The preservation of the integrity of electronic records - Univ of British Columbia, School of Library, Archival & Information Studies.
The Functional Requirements for Evidence in Recordkeeping - Univ of Pittsburgh, School of Information Sciences.