- 1st Nov 2009
- 238mm x 160mm x 22mm
Community Archives: The Shaping of Memory
Jeannette A. Bastian is Associate Professor and Director of the Archives Program Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Simmons College, Boston.
Ben Alexander is Assistant Professor, Queens College Graduate School of Library and Information Studies, The City University of New York.
"..required reading for anyone responsible for the shaping of memory"
"An inspirational practical guide to defining community identity with records and archives…The gripping narrative, the chronology, the citations and the data in every single essay demonstrate admirable passion and valuable experience…This mega-resource pools information and experience from every corner of the information and physical world. It is a must-read for professionals who wish to enhance their understanding of how records and archives shape human memory or who want to develop a deeper understanding of their roles and responsibilities as info pros in archives, museums or records institutions."
Information World Review
"...an important addition to the recent discourse about the meaning and purposes of archives."
The American Archivist