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Reports and other contributions used in this study - Annotated bibliography

1. General manuals
2. Terminology
3. Archival theory
4. Legislation and organisation
5. Archives administration
6. Conservation and restoration
7. Archives services
8. Special types of records
9. New techniques
10. Archival training

 

Reports for the Third International Symposium on Professional Training, The Hague 1990:

Francis X. Blouin: "A report on publications in the United States useful in the education and training of archivists"

Paola Carucci: "Les manuels d'archivistique en Italie"

Marie-Claude Delmas: "Les manuels d'archivistique en langue française"

Severiano Hernandez Vicente: "Manuals of "Archivistica" in Spanish"

Arnold J. M. den Teuling: "Dutch handbooks on Archives"

Jose Zontar "Archival text-books resp. Manuals in Slavic languages"

Contributions received from:

Botho Brachman, Germany
Angelika Menne-Haritz, Germany
Michael Cook, Great Britain
Jean-Luc Eichenlaub, France
David B. Gracy II, USA
Silvia Vatafu-Gaitan, Rumania

Annotated bibliography

This international bibliography, with its commentary, is not aimed at professional archivists. It rather lists training manuals and reference works which can be used in the teaching of archives administration.

The bibliography is not consistent because the terms "manual" and "textbook" have different definitions in different countries: this explains why the number of works cited also varies so much from country to country. However, the short description of each work will enable to reader to form a more accurate idea of the contents.

To facilitate reference the bibliography is divided into areas of professional practice. Within each area it is arranged alphabetically by language. Works which have been translated are cited only once, in the original language.

1. General manuals
Reference works
Manuals and textbooks
Collections of articles, readers

2. Terminology

3. Archives theory

4. Legislation and organisation
Legislation
Organisation and planning

5. Archives administration
Semi-current records and records management
Appraisal and disposal
Arrangement and description
User services and access
Guides for the general user

6. Conservation and restoration
Buildings and equipment
Security
Tropical climates

7. Archives services
National archives and the archives of governmental agencies
Local archives
Business archives
Private archives
Others

8. Special types of records
Graphic materials (maps, plans and technical drawing)
Photographs and microforms
Audiovisual material
Machine-readable records

9. New techniques
Reprographies and microforms
Automation
Oral history

10. Archival training

1. General manuals

Reference works

1. GIESSEL, A.J.M. van; KETELAAR, F.C.J.; TEULING, A.J.M. den
Archiefbeheer in de praktijk
Dutch, Alphen a/d Rijn, the Netherlands
1986, 1047 p., ISBN 90-6500-7318
A comprehensive loose-leaf manual edited for training of archival personnel at all levels in the State Archives School in the Netherlands, not yet completed.

2. MULLER FZ., S.; FEITH, J.A.; FRUIN TH. AZ., R.
Handleiding voor het ordenen en beschrijven van archieven
Dutch (translations: German, French, Italian, English, Spanish, Portuguese), Groningen, The Netherlands
1920 (first print: Haarlem 1898), 63 p.
A guide for arrangement and description of archives based on the application of the principle of provenance. The book has become a classic reference book; as a practical manual out of date.

3. JENKINSON, Hilary
A Manual of archive administration
English, London, UK
1965, 256 p.
The first comprehensive work on archives administration in the English language. The definitions of archives, of the concept of custody and of the duties of the archivists are fundamental; as a manual out of date.

4. SCHELLENBERG. Theodore. R.
The Management of Archives
English, Washington, D.C., USA
1965 (first print: New York), 383 p.
A manual on arrangement and description of archives, compared with the library systems. Records created by public and private bodies are treated together. The work is derived from lectures to a library school. Can be used in developing countries.

5. SCHELLENBERG, Theodore R.
Modern Archives. Principles and Techniques
English (translations: German, Spanish, Hebrew), Melbourne, Australia
1956, 248p.
Designed for Australian archivists. Concentrates on the problems concerning modern records including the main points of records management. Lays down widely accepted basic principles of appraisal with corresponding terminology. The book has had a fundamental influence in archival theory and it is still used in archival training in many countries. Can be used in developing countries.

6. Association des archivistes français
Manuel d'archivistique - Théorie et pratique des archives publiques en France
French, Paris (Imp. national), France
1970, 805 p., ISBN 2-86000 072-0
A comprehensive manual for professionals written by several authors. It covers almost all topics in archives administration. Partly out of date, currently being rewritten.

7. L'Histoire et ses méthodes. Recherche. conservation et critique des témoignages sous la direction de Charles Samaran, de l'Institut.
French, Paris (Gallimard), Encyclop‚die de la Pléiade, France
1973, 1773 p.
Reference work dealing with history and its techniques.

8. BRENNEKE, A.; (LEESCH, Wolfgang (Ed.))
Archivkunde
German, Leipzig, Germany
1953, 542 p.
Based on the lectures 1931-40 and notations 1943-45 of A. Brenneke, at the Marburg archives school, fundamental in archival theory, especially in explanation of the principle of provenance; contains a thorough overview of the archives and their history in different countries.

9. PAPRITZ, Johannes
Archivwissenschaft
German, Marburg, Germany
1976, 1509 p.
Based on lectures at the archives school in Marburg 1949-1969. Focuses on the scientific analysis of archives, types of documents, their arrangement and description. One of the basic manuals on archival theory. In four volumes.

10. CASANOVA, Eugenio
Archivistica
Italian, Siena, ltaly
1955 (first print: 1928), 533 p.
Fundamental in archival theory, contains the main topics of archives administration, criteria for the arrangement and description, history of archives and juridical nature of archives. Partly out of date. Still used for professional education in Italy.

11. KONARSKI, Kazimierz
Nowozvtna archiwistyka polska i jej zadania (Contemporary Polish Archive Science and Its Tasks
Polish, Warsaw, Poland
1929
The first manual in a Slavic language concerning archives administration.

Manuals and textbooks

12. Metodicheski kodeks (Methodical Manual)
Bulgarian, Sofia, Bulgaria
1982, 725 p.
A manual dealing with the organization of archival institutions, archives administration, management of archival material in new media and on publication of archival documents.

13. Archivni prirucka (Archives Manual)
Czech, Prague, Czechoslovakia
1971 (first print: 1965), 216 p.
A textbook for training of paraprofessionals in all kinds of archival institutions. Contains the main topics of theory and practice in archives administration, partly out of date.

14 BRADSHER, James Gregory (Ed.)
Managing Archives and Archival Institutions
English, Chicago (Univ. of Chicago), USA
1989 (first print: 1988 in UK), 304 p., ISBN 0-226-07054-9
A manual, with contribution by several authors, covering most topics in archival administration. The focus is on the work and new challenges of archival institutions and on managing contemporary records and new materials, such as audio-visual archives, oral history, machine readable archives. Can be used in developing countries.

15 COOK, Michael
Archives Administration:
A manual for small & intermediate archives repositories
English (translations: Chinese 1988), London (Dawson), UK
1977, 258 p., ISBN 07129-0749-1
A basic, concentrated textbook for teaching archives administration; contains both practical advice and good theoretical background. The focus lies on starting and running small or intermediate archives. Used in UK in university training of archival professionals; can be used in developing countries.

16 COOK, Michael
The management of Information from Archives
English, Aldershot (Gower), UK
1986, 234 p., ISBN 0-566-03504-9
A manual on archives administration. The book describes archives management as a part of information management and is therefore suitable for training of information professionals of all branches. The focus of the book lies on the arrangement and description of records and information retrieval in archival systems. Can be used in developing countries.

17 PEDERSON, Ann (Ed.)
Keeping archives
English, Sydney (Australian Society of Archivists), Australia
1987, 373 p., ISBN 0-9595565-9-1
A textbook for training of archivists, written by several authors. The focus lies on the practical work in archival institutions, popular as a textbook in US. Can be used in developing countries too.

18 Society of American Archivists
Basic Manual Series I and II
(Series I: 5 publications, II: 5 publications)
English, Chicago (SAA), USA
1977 (first print: 1977 to present)
A collection of manuals each being a separate publication on one archival function or practice. S. I: introductory and advanced "how-to" information. S. II: practical explanations, examples, and illustrations that help archivists extend and improve the capabilities of their repositories. Each manual is catalogued separately in this bibliography.

19 PASTAS, Pirkko
Arkistotoimi ja asiakiriahallinto (Archives administration and records management)
Finnish, Helsinki (VAPK), Finland
1991 (first print: 1984), 178 p., ISBN 951-37-0236-7
A textbook designed for teaching of paraprofessionals and records managers in commercial schools, but used in the basic training of archivists too. An introduction to the practical work of records management and archives administration.

20 COUTURE, Carol; ROUSSEAU, Jean-Yves
Les Archives au XXe siècle. Une réponse aux besoins de l'administration et de la recherche. French (translations: English, Spanish),
Montreal (Univ. de Montreal), Canada
1982, 357 p., ISBN 0-919890-63-6
A comprehensive manual for archivists and records managers; covers both theory and practical work. The special merit of the book lies on description of the life cycle of documents from creation through records management programme. Can be used in developing countries.

21 PEROTIN, Yves (Dir.)
Manuel d'archivistique tropicale
French, Paris (Mouton), France
1966, 153 p.
A manual for professionals in public archives especially in tropical countries, containing the main topics of theory and practice in archives administration. Can be used in developing countries.

22 BRACHMANN, Botho (Ed.)
Archivwesen der Deutschen Demokratischen Republik
German, Berlin, Germany
1984, 480 p.
A comprehensive manual on theory and practice of archives administration, with an international viewpoint. Written by several authors. Used in universities in East Germany.

23 ENDERS, Gerhardt
Archivverwaltungslehre
German, Berlin, Germany
1967, 240 p.
A practical, traditional manual on archives administration, used as a textbook in East Germany but also in the Marburg archives school. Partly out of date. Can be used in developing countries.

24 CARUCCI, Paola
Le fonti archivistiche: ordinamento e conservazione
Italian, Rome, Italy
1989 (first print: 1983), 239 p., ISBN 359588-B
A basic textbook used in teaching of professionals in Italian archives schools and in courses for public, private, ecclesiastical and business archives. Contains the main topics of theory and practice in archival work, especially arrangement and description. Many references to the practice. Can be used in developing countries.

25 KONSTANTINOV, Milos
Arhivistika
Macedonian, Skopje, Yugoslavia
1986, 140 p.
A textbook for training of professionals archivists at undergraduate level. Contains the main topics of theory and practice in archives administration. Partly out of date.

26 MARTHINSEN, Jorgen H.
Arkivdanning. Veiledning i arkivarbeid (The creation of archives. an introduction to archival work)
Norwegian, Oslo, Norway
1987, 339 p., ISBN 82-03-15491-3
A comprehensive, textbook for training of records managers and archivists of state agencies and public archives, both at paraprofessional and professional level. The focus of the book is on the management of contemporary records.

27 CZESLAW, Biernat
Problemy archiwistyki wzpolczesnej Podrecenik (Problems of Modem Archive Science)
Polish, Warsaw, Poland
1977, 332 p.
Contains most topics of archival administration.

28 ROBOTKA, Halina; RYSZEWSKI, Bohdan; TOMCZAK, Andrzej
Archiwistyka
Polish, Warsaw, Poland
1989, 540 p., ISBN 83-01-08686-6
A textbook for the training of archivists in all kinds of archival institutions. Contains the main topics of theory and practice in archival administration.

29 DOLGIKH, F.I.; RUDEL'SON, K.I. (Eds.)
Teoria i praktika arhivnogo dela v SSSR (Theory and practice of archival work in the USSR Russian (translations: Polish, German, Serbo-Croat), Moskow (Vischaia schkola), USSR -1980 (first print: 1946), 343 p.
A textbook dealing with the arrangement of documents, design of finding aids and organization of archival work. Its translations have been used in most East European countries.

30 BRUK, Ivanka; POPOVIC, Ljubodrag
Arhivistika
Serbo-Croat, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
1986, 201 p.
A textbook for training of professionals at undergraduate level and in archival institutions.
Contains the main topics of theory and practice in archives administration. Partly out of date.

31 Savez Drustava Arhivskih Radnika Jugoslavije
Prirucnik iz arhivistike (Manual on archive administration)
Serbo-Croat, Zagreb, Yugoslavia
1977, 341 p.
A textbook for training of professionals in archives schools and institutions. Contains the main topics of theory and practice in archives administration. Partly out of date.

32 Archivna Sprava Ministerstva Vnutra SSR
Ochrana. spristupnovanie a vyuzivanie archivnych documentov (Preservation. access to archives and the used of archives documents)
Slovak, Bratislava, Czechovakia
1988, 204p.
The book discusses basic concepts, pre-archive management, basic registration, work with the archival documents, publication of sources, access, computer techniques, archives service and protection of archival documents.

33 VILFAN. Sergij: ZONTAR. Joze
Arhivistika
Slovene, Ljubljana, Yugoslavia
1973, 170 p.
A basic manual on archival theory and on the main topics of archival administration.

34 ZONTAR, Joze
Arhivistika
Slovene, Ljubljana, Yugoslavia
1984, 170 p.
A basic manual on archival theory and the main topics of archival administration.

35 HEREDIA HERRERA, Antonia
Archivistica General. Teoria v Practica
Spanish, Sevilla, Spain
1989, 389 p., ISBN 84-7798-008-X
A basic comprehensive manual that studies the nature of archives, the principles of their conservation, organization and utilization. The special merit of the book lies in its discussion of the archival methodology, terminology and especially on the description of documents.
Contains bibliographical notes about manuals and textbooks available in Spanish. Can be used in developing countries.

36 MATILLA TASCON, Antonio
Cartilla de Organizacion de Archivos
Spanish, Madrid, Spain
1960, 40p.
A guidebook for archives administration published by the General Office for Archives and
Libraries of Spain. The main topics are the origin of the archives, classification, description and utilization of the documents.

37 TANODI, Aurelio
Manual de Archivologia Hispanoamericana. Teorias y Principios
Spanish, Cordoba, Argentina
1961
A manual that contains archival methodology, history of administrative institutions and other related disciplines, the delimitation of the concept of archives and its classes, the history of archives from the Spanish American point of view and professional training of archivists.

38 NILSSON, Nils
Arkivkunskap (Learning archives)
Swedish, Malmö, Sweden
1973, 218 p., ISBN 91-44-07671-1
A basic textbook for training of archivists and records managers; covers the most important topics with detailed practical advice. The merit of the book lies in a thorough and personal view of the concepts of archival theory and its history. Partly out of date (legislation and techniques).

Readers and collections of articles

39 State Archives School
Reader archivistiek en inventarisatie
Dutch, The Hague, The Netherlands
1987, 360 p.
Articles mostly from the "Nederlands Archievenblad", and unpublished papers of the State
Archives School.

40 DANIELS, Maygene F.; WALCH, Timothy (Eds.)
A Modern Archives Reader:
Basic Readings on Archival Theory and Practice
English, Washington, D.C. (NATFB), USA
1984, 357 p., ISBN 0-911333-11-8
A collection of previously published articles, mostly from "The American Archivist", covering the central topics of archives administration. Can be used in developing countries.

41 VAUGHAN, Anthony
International reader in the management of library. information and archive services
English, Paris (UNESCO), France
1987, 627 p., UNESCO -PGI- 87/WS/22
A collection of writings on the management aspects of libraries, archives and information services for use in training in such contexts. Can be used in developing countries.

42 WALNE, Peter (Comp.)
Modern Archives Administration and Records Management: A RAMP Reader
English, Paris (UNESCO), France
1985, 587 p., UNESCO PGI- 85/WS/32
A collection of articles and reports published in archival periodicals in several countries. Its purpose is to serve as a basic text for the education and professional training of archivists.
Can be used in developing countries.

43 WALNE, Peter (Ed.)
Selected guidelines for the management of records and archives: A RAMP reader
English, Paris (UNESCO), France
1990, 208 p., UNESCO- PGI- 90/WS/6
A collection of guidelines in records management and archives administration. Can be used in developing countries.

44 CENCETTI Giorgio
Scritti di Archivistica
Italian, Rome, Italy
1970
A collection of articles, the most important of which are "Il fondamento teorico della dottrina archivistica" and "Sull'Archivio come "Universitas Rerum"".

45 GIUFFRIDA, Romualdo (Publ.)
Antologia di Scritti Archivistici
Italian, Rome, Italy
1985, 847 p.
A collection or articles concerning the main topics of archives administration.

See also the special issues of Archivum, the international journal published by the ICA under the auspices of UNESCO or nationals journals such as the Gazette des Archives France)

2. Terminology

46 Stichting Archiefpublikaties
Lexicon van Nederlandse archieftermen
Dutch, The Hague, The Netherlands
1983, 62 p., ISBN 90-6255-1548
Similar to the French dictionary described below (49)

47 CRESPO NOGUEIRA, Carmen fed.)
Glossary of Basic Archival and Library Conservation Terms ICA Handbooks Series. Vol. 4)
English (translations: Spanish, German, Italian, Franch, Russian), Munich (SAUR), Germany
1988, 151 p., ISBN 3-598-20276-8
An English glossary of conservation terms, with equivalents in Spanish, German, Italian,
French and Russian.

48 WALNE, Peter
Dictionary of Archival Terminology (ICA Handbooks Series. Vol. 7)
English (translations: Bi-lingual: French too), Munich (SAUR), Germany
1988 (first print: 2nd rev. ed.), 212 p., ISBN 3-598-20279-2 A bilingual (English and French) dictionary with equivalents in Dutch, German, Italian, Russian and Spanish.

49 Ecole rationale des chartes. Association française de norrnalisation; direction: DELMAS, Bruno
Dictionnaire des archives. De l'archivage aux systèmes d'information.
French, Paris (Afnor), France
1991, 250 p.
The new, corrected version of "Vocabulaire des archives, archivistique et diplomatique contemporaines" (1986) contain thousand definitions with English and German translations. Originated in a working seminar at the Ecole des Chartes and produced in association with British, German and Canadian archivists. Can be used in developing countries.

50 Slovar' sovremennoi arkhivnoi terminologii socialisticheskikh stran
Russian, Moskow, USSR
1988 (first print: 1982), 320 p.
The work is in two volumes: I: 1982, 445 pp; II: 1988, 320 pp.

3. Archival theory

51 HORSMAN, P.J.; SIGMOND, J.P.
Het land van herkomst een reader van artikelen rond het herkomstbeginsel
Dutch, The Hague, The Netherlands
1983, 85 p., ISBN 90-6255-1548
A collection of articles about the principle of provenance and its development in the Netherlands.

52 BERNER, Richard C.
Archival theory and practice in the United States. A historical analysis
English, Seattle (Univ. of Washington), USA
1983, 219 p., ISBN 0-295-95992-4
A synthesis of the development of theory and practice, especially in the arrangement and description of archives in USA. Contains also automated archival systems and the development of archival education and training.

53 LOPEZ GOMEZ, Pedro; GALLEGO DOMINGUEZ, Olga
Introduccion a la Archivistica
Galician (translations: Spanish, Basque), Vitoria, Spain
1989
Based on lectures given on a professional initiation course. An introduction to archival theory used for teaching.

54 LODOLINI, Elio
Archivistica. Principi e Problemi
Italian (translations: will be translated into English, Spanish)
Milan (Fr. Angeli), Italy
1990 (first print: 1984), 324 p.
A basic manual on archives administration. The special merit of the book lies on archival theory. It describes the nature of archives, documents and their origin. Contains an interesting comparison between the different archival theories of the classic theoreticians. Can be used in developing countries.

55 CORTES ALONSO, Vicenta
Archivos de Espana v America. Materiales pare un Manual
Spanish, Madrid, Spain
1979
A compilation of works on different aspects of archival theory and its application.

56 Diputacion Provincial de Sevilla
Archivistica: Estudios Basicos
Spanish, Sevilla, Spain 1981
A collection of articles by various authors covering archives administration, paleography and diplomatic and archival theory.

4. Legislation and organisation

Legislation

57 KETELAAR, Eric
Archival and records management legislation and regulations: a RAMP study with guidelines
English (translations: French, Spanish), Paris (UNESCO), France
1985, 121 p., UNESCO-PGI-85/WS/9
Based on an analysis of current legislation and regulations in nearly 120 countries, the study gives guidelines for planning or reviewing the legal and administrative instruments for modern archival and records management systems and services. Very suitable for training.
Can be used in developing countries.

58 Direction des Archives de France
Recueils des lois et règlements relatifs aux archives. 1958-1988
French, Paris (Archives rationales), France
1988, 2 tomes, 1175 p., ISBN 2-86000-14()-9
The official texts governing public archives in France. Describes in fact the organisation of those archives, and the theory, methods and practice of archives administration.

59 LODOLINI, Elio
Organizzazione e Legislazione Archivistica Italiana
1989 (first print: 1980), 549 p.
Traces the history of the administration of archives in Italy and the legislative basis on which it rests.

See also the special issues of Archivum, The international journal published by the ICA under the auspices of UNESCO and 90.

Organization and planning

60 MAZIKANA, Peter C.
Archives and records management for decision makers: a RAMP study
English, Paris (UNESCO), France
1990, 79 p., UNESCO-PGI-90/WS/8
Outlines the major principles of records management and archives administration, and identifies the information needs of decision makers. Can be used in developing countries.

61 KESNER, Richard M.
Information Systems; A Strategic Approach to Planning and Implementation
English, Chicago (American Library Association), USA
1988, 263 p., ISBN 0-8389-0493-9
Examines the roles of the archivists and records managers in the overall development and management of institutional information systems. Can be used in developing countries.

62 PEDERSON, Ann E.; CASTERLINE, Gail Farr
Archives & Manuscripts: Public Programs (SAA Series II)
English, (SAA), USA
1982, 96 p.
Explains the role of public programmes for an archival institution and emphasizes their cumulative effect on long-range institutional goals.

63 WILSTED, Thomas; NOLTE, William
Managing Archival and Manuscript Repositories
English, Chicago, USA 1991, 100 p.

64 Association des archivistes français
La section des missions des Archives rationales
French, Paris, France
Special issue of la Gazette des archives nº 137-138, 1987.
The representatives of the National Archives within the central administrations of French government departments; methods of records administration.

65 Chambre de Commerce et d'Industrie de Paris; GLENISSON, Jean-Louis
Gérer. organiser vos archives. mémoriser ['information interne
French, Paris (C.C.I.), France
1988
Designed for chambers of commerces wishing to create an archives service or function. Can be used by other organisations in the same position. Of particular use in developing countries.

66 CIGREF
L'archivage électronique
French, Paris (AFNOR), France
1982

67 DUBOSCQ, Guy en collaboration avec A.W. Mabbs
Organisation du préarchivage
(Séries: Documentation bibliothèque et archives 5)
French, Paris (UNESCO), France
1974, 78 p., ISBN 92-3-301152-2
A guide for organizing record centres, based on a survey of the situation in different countries. Can be used in developing countries.

68 D'OLIER, J.H.; DELMAS, Bruno
La planification des infrastructures rationales de documentation. de bibliothèques et d'archives. Esquisse d'une politique générale
French (translations: English, Spanish) Paris (UNESCO), France
1974, 328 p., ISBN 92-3-201144-1
In two parts: the first describes planning the national infrastructure of documentation services and libraries (written by d'Olier); the second part describes planning the infrastructure of archives (written by Delmas). No comparison is made between the two. Can be used in developing countries.

5. Archives administration

Semi-current records and records management

69 MLJLAND, H.J.M.
Documentkennis der financiele administratie in hoofdzaak van 19e en vroeg 20e eeuwse bedrijfsadrninistratie
Dutch, Utrecht, The Netherlands
1978, 84 p.
A textbook on the nature of financial records of the 19th and beginning of the 20th century, their arrangement and description.

70 SCHIE, H.A.J. van
Registratuur van de Nederlandse overheidsadministratie in de negentiende eeuw
Dutch, The Hague, The Netherlands
1988, 58 p.
Description of the registry systems in the administration of the Dutch agencies in the 19th century.

71 CHAPMAN, Derek
Records surveys and Schedules: a RAMP study with guidelines
English (translations: French, Spanish), Paris (UNESCO), France
1984, 112 p., UNESCO- PGI- 84/WS/26
Describes gathering of basic information about current records for planning records management, acquisition and disposal programmes, microfilming operations, new facilities and related archival activities. Can be used in developing countries.

72 EMMERSON, Peter (Ed.)
How to manage your records: a guide to effective practice
English, Cambridge (I. of C.S.A.), UK
1989, 190 p.
A manual, written by several authors, on creating and handling records and information.

73 PENN, Ira A.; MORDDEL, Anne; PENNIX, Gail; SMITH, Kelvin
Records Management Handbook
English, Tiptree, Essex (Gover Publ.), UK
1989, 249 p., ISBN 0-566-05666-6
A manual on records management practices in UK and USA. Can be used in developing countries.

74 RHOADS, James B.
The role of archives and records management in national information systems: a RAMP study
English, Paris (UNESCO), France
1989 (first print: 1983), 72 p., UNESCO-PGI- 89/WS/6
Provides information for decision-makers about the character and value of archives and about the procedures and programmes that should govern the management of both archives and current records. Can be used in developing countries.

75 Service Central d'Organisation et Méthods
La Fonction archives dans les services administratifs publics et privés.
French, Paris (S.C.O.M.), France
1982 (2nd ed.), 116 p.
Basic textbook on archival administration for public and private agencies. A practical work which can be used by student, administrations and in developing countries.

Appraisal and disposal

76 BRICHFORD, Maynard T.
Archives & Manuscripts: Appraisal & Accessioning (SAA Series I)
English, (SAA), USA
1977, 24 p.
Outlines and explains all the considerations necessary to a comprehensive appraisal process.
Details how to establish physical, legal and intellectual control over those records chosen for accessioning. Can be used in developing countries.

77 HULL, Félix
The use of sampling techniques in the retention of records: a RAMP study with guidelines
English, (translations: French, Spanish), Paris (UNESCO), France
1981, 106 p., UNESCO-PGI-81/WS/26
Contains considerations of theoretical principles and methods of sampling, and an examination of the experience of some national and other repositories where sampling has been practiced. Draws up some essential principles for the application of different methods; very useful in training. Can be used in developing countries.

78 PEACE, Nancy E. (Ed.)
Archival Choices: Managing the Historical Record in an Age of Abundance
English, Lexington (D.C. Heath), USA
1984, 164 p.
Collection of essays concerning appraisal of contemporary records. Can be used in developing countries.

Arrangement and description

79 HORSMAN, P.J.
Ordenen van archieven
Dutch, The Hague, The Netherlands
1986, 42p.
A textbook on the arrangement of archives.

80 State Archives School
Leidraad bij de lessen in het ordenen en beschrijven van archieven
Dutch, The Hague, The Netherlands
1983, 90 p.
A guide to the arrangement and description of documents.

81 COOK, Michael; PROCTER, Margaret
Manual of Archival Description
English, Aldershot (Gower), UK
1990 (2nd ea.) (first print: 1986), 250 p., ISBN 0-566 03634-7
A practical textbook with agreed standards, rules and recommendation on archival descriptions and finding aids. Can be used in developing countries.

82 GRACY, David B., II
Archives & Manuscripts: Arrangement & Description (SAA Series I)
English, (SAA), USA
1977, 49p.
A guide for the arrangement and description of archives, for sorting and categorizing the holdings and making finding aids.

83 MILLER, Frederic M. Arranging and Describing Archives and Manuscripts
(Archival Fundamental Series. Vol.1)
English, Chicago (SAA), USA
1990, 133 p.
Basic guidelines for the arrangement and description of public and private archives. Can be used in developing countries.

84. Association des archivistes français
Les archives historiques Archives d'hier... histoire de demain
French, Paris, France
Special issue of L Gazette des archives nº 125-126, 1984
Sets out the current state of archives administration techniques.

85. TAYLOR, Hugh A.
The Arrangement and Description of Archival Materials
(ICA Handbook Series. Vol. 2)
English, Munich (SAUR), Germany
1980, 181 p., ISBN 3-598-20272-5
A manual on arrangement and description of archival material and preparing finding aids to it. Includes materials in different media: printed material, sound archives, machine-readable records, paintings, drawings and prints, photographs and moving images. Can be used in developing countries.

86. CHAMPAGNE, Michel; CHOUINARD, Denys
Le traitement d'un fonds d'archives: ses documents historiques
French, Montreal, Canada
1987, 176 p., ISBN 2-89123-1090
A small practical manual on handling a group of archives, private or official.

87. HEREDIA HERRERA, Antonia
Manual de Instrumentos de descripcion documental
Spanish, Sevilla, Spain
1982
Analyzes the description of documents.

88. PESCADOR DEL HOYO, Maria del Carmen
El Archivo. Instrumentos de Trabajo
Spanish, Madrid, Spain
1986
Focuses on analysis of document description.

User services and access

89. CASTERLINE, Gail Farr
Archives & Manuscripts: Exhibits (SAA Series II)
English, Chicago (SSA), USA
1980, 70 p., ISBN 0-931828-18-X
A guide for planning and development of exhibitions, their design and technique, with good illustrations. Can be used in developing countries.

90. DUCHEIN, Michel
Obstacles to the access. use and transfer of information from archives: a RAMP study
English (translations: French, Spanish), Paris (UNESCO), France
1983, 85 p., UNESCO-PGI-83/WS/20
Logical and clear study of legal and practical conditions for access to public and private archives. The author describes in the introduction very clearly the definition of archives in different countries. Can be used in developing countries.

91. FRANZ, Eckhart G.
Archives and education: a RAMP study with guidelines
English, Paris (UNESCO), France
1986, 59 p., UNESCO-PGI-86/WS/18
A study of the educational use of archival resources with comparative analysis of experiences in venous countries. Can be used in developing countries.

92. HOLBERT, Sue E.
Archives & Manuscripts: Reference & Access (SAA Series I)
English, (SAA), USA
1977, 30 p.
A guide for reference service, the rules for access to archives and manuscripts.

93. TAYLOR, Hugh A.
Archival services and the concept of the user: a RAMP study
English (translations: French, Spanish), Paris (UNESCO), France
1984, 98 p., UNESCO-PGI-84/WS/5
Places archival services and the user within the context of available communication techniques and analogous developments for library science. Can be used in developing countries.

94. Association des archivistes français
Droit a l'information. Droit au secret. La communication des archives contemporaines
French, Paris, France
Special issue of la Gazette des archives nº 130-131, 1985
Articles by archivists and legal experts discussing access in the right of recent legislation.

Guides for the general user

95. HILDESHEIMER, Françoise
Guidelines for the preparation of general guides to National Archives: a RAMP study
English (translation: French), Paris (UNESCO), France
1983, 79 p., UNESCO-PGI-83/WS/9
Describes preparing general guides for national archives as well as finding aids and general surveys about their holdings. Can be used in developing countries.

96. OTOOLE, James
Understanding Archives and Manuscripts
English, Chicago, USA
1990, 79p.
A general introduction into archival theory and administration. Can be used in developing countries.

97. CHAULEUR, Andrée
Bibliothèques et archives: comment se documenter?
French, Paris (I.N.R.D.P.), France
1981
Readers guide to French libraries and archives services.

98. FAVIER, Jean
Les Archives
French, Paris (P.U.F.), France
1985, 128 p.
Short description of the history, organisation and accessibility of archives in France and
Europe.

99. HILDESHEIMER, Françoise
Les Archives - Pourquoi? Comment?
French, Paris (les éditions), France
1984, 184 p., ISBN 2-86816-006-9
Guide for users, describing methods of management of archives and their accessibility. Can be used by searchers, students of archives administration and in developing countries.

100. FRANZ, Eckhart G.
Einfuhrüng in die Archivkunde
German, Darmstadt, Germany
1990 (first printc: 1974), 153 p., ISBN 3-534-06085-7
A general survey on different kinds of archives in Germany and elsewhere, on historical and modern archival material, on the profession of archivists and on the user service of archives.
The book is especially suitable for researchers and information professionals interested in archives administration. Can be used in developing countries.

6. Conservation and restoration

Buildings and equipment

101. DUCHEIN, Michel
Archive Buildings and Equipment (ICA Handbooks Series. Vol.6)
English, Munich (SAUR), Germany
1988 (first print: 2nd rev. em. ed.), 232 p., ISBN 3-598-20278-4
A detailed, practical manual on archival buildings and their equipment. Can be used developing countries.

102. Direction des Archives de France
Bâtiments d'archives. Vingt ans d'architecture française. 1965-1985
French, Paris (Archives rationales), France
1986, 202 p., ISBN 2-11-001723-6
Illustrated description of archives buildings constructed in France, along with the methods used.

103. DUCHEIN, Michel
Les Bâtiments d'archives. construction et ‚ équipments
French, Paris (Archives Nationales), France
1985 (first print: 1966), 256 p., ISBN 2-86000-114-X
Describes planning, constructing and equipping buildings for archival institutions, clear and well illustrated. Can be used in developing countries.

104. Arhivska tehnika (Archival Technique)
Slovene, Ljubljana, Yugoslavia
1977
A collection of articles on archival materials, conservation, restoration, archival buildings, equipment and reprography.

Security

105. BUCHANAN, Sally A.; (Bibl. MURRAY, Toby)
Disaster planning. preparedness and recovery for libraries and archives
English (translations: Arabic, Russian), Paris (UNESCO), France
1988, 187 p., UNESCO-PGI-88/WS/6
A practical manual on disaster planning for fire and water related disasters involving books, manuscripts and photographs. Can be used in developing countries.

106. CHAPMAN, Patricia
Guidelines on preservation and conservation policies in the archives and libraries heritage
English, Paris (UNESCO), France
1990, 40 p., UNESCO-PGI-90/WS/7
Guidelines for preparation and implementation of a preservation policy and collection management. Can be used in developing countries.

107. CRESPO, Carmen; VINAS, Vicenta
The preservation and restoration of paper records and books: a RAMP study with guidelines
English (translations: Arab., French, Russ., Span., Finn.), Paris (UNESCO), France
1985, 115 p., UNESCO-PGI-84/WS/25
Examines current methods of conserving paper records and books in archives and libraries. Very suitable for training of conservation staff Original in Spanish. The English translation should be improved. Can be used in developing countries.

108. CUNHA, George M.
Methods of evaluation to determine the preservation needs in libraries and archives: a RAMP study with guidelines
English (translations: Arabic, Russian, Spanish), Paris (UNESCO), France
1988, 76 p., UNESCO-PGI-88/WS/16
Suggests ways to make a conservation survey of the archives building and its contents for planning a long-term conservation programme. Can be used in developing countries.

109. FLECKNER, John
Archives & Manuscripts: Surveys (SAA Series I)
English, (SAA), USA
1977, 28p.
A guide to preparing record surveys. Can be used in developing countries.

110. MC CLEARY, John M.
Vacuum freeze drying. a method used to salvage water-damaged archival and library materials: a RAMP study
English (translations: French, Russian, Spanish), Paris (UNESCO), France 1987, 63 p., UNESCO-PGI-87/WS/7
Cites two methods in current use for drying water-damaged archival and library materials: vacuum freeze-drying by sublimation and vacuum-drying by evaporation; the emphasis is on freeze-drying. Can be used in developing countries.

111. PARKER, Thomas A.
Study on integrated pest management for libraries and archives
English (translation: Spanish), Paris (UNESCO), France
1988, 119 p., UNESCO-PGI-88/WS/20
Reviews the major pests in libraries and archives, the damage they do to collections and techniques for their prevention and control. Can be used in developing countries.

112. PASCOE, M.W.
Impact of environmental pollution on the preservation of archives and records: a RAMP study English, Paris (UNESCO), France
1988, 44 p., UNESCO-PGI-88/WS/18
A study of the nature of archival materials, their sensitivity to different pollutants and their decay from pollution. Can be used in developing countries.

113. RITZANTHALER, Mary Lynn
Archives & Manuscripts: Conservation
A manual of Physical Care and Management. (SAA Series) English, Chicago (SAA), USA
1983, 151 p., ISBN 0-931828-58-9
Deals with the conservation problems from the point of view of staff having curatorial or administrative responsibility for archival and manuscript collections. The focus is more to the every-day aspects of archival activity than on the possibilities for sophisticated restoration techniques. Can be used in developing countries.

114. ROPER, Michael
Planning. equipping and staffing an archival preservation and conservation service: a RAMP study with guidelines
English, Paris (UNESCO), France
1989, 78 p., UNESCO-PGI-89/WS/4
A summary of techniques and processes available in preservation and conservation services, for their planning, commissioning and managing. Can be used in developing countries.

115. WALCH, Timothy
Archives & Manuscripts: Security (SAA Series I)
English, (SAA), USA 1977, 30 p.
A guide for planning and implementing a security programme in the repository. Can be used in developing countries.

116.WACHTER, Wolgang (Ed.); ROTZSCHE, Helmut (Superv.)
Study on mass conservation techniques for treatment of library and archives material
English, Paris (UNESCO), France
1989, 49 p., UNESCO-PGI-89/WS/14
Outlines the present state of development in mass restoration and preservation methods, and relates it to economic, technical and aesthetic aspects. Can be used in developing countries.

117. FLIEDER, Françoise; DUCHEIN, Michel
Livres et documents d'archives: sauvegarde et conservation
French, Paris (UNESCO), France
1983
Can be used in developing countries.

118. SERRANO RIVAS, Andrés; BARBACHANO S. MILLAN, Pedro
Concervacion y restauracion de mapas y pianos, y sus reproducciones
Spanish, Paris (UNESCO), France
1987, UNESCO-PGI-87/WS/6
A study of conservation of maps and plans and their reproduction. Can be used in developing countries.

119. VINAS, V.; VINAS, R.
Las tecnicas tradicionales de restauracion (Traditional restoration techniques): a RAMP study
Spanish (translations: Arabic, English, Russian), Paris (UNESCO), France
1988, 80 p., UNESCO-PGI-88/WS/17
An overview of classic technology and of modern advances in techniques and materials in the conservation of graphic documents. Can be used in developing countries.

Tropical climates

120. BELL (L.) et FAYE (B.)
La Conception des bâtiments d'archives en pays tropical
French, Paris (UNESCO), France
1979
Co-authored by an archivist and an architect. Deals with the particular problems encountered in the construction of archives buildings in tropical countries. For developing countries.

121. THOMAS, David L.
Study on control of security and storage of holdings: a RAMP study with guidelines
English (translations: French, Spanish), Paris (UNESCO), France
1986, 103 p., UNESCO-PGI-86/WS/23
Includes current standards for preservation of archival documents; in particular deals with the problems of developing countries, especially those in tropical areas. Can be used in developing countries.

122. WOOD LEE, Mary
Prevention and treatment of mould in library collections with an emphasis on tropical climates
English (translations: Arabic, French, Russian, Spanish), Paris (UNESCO), France
1988, 81 p., UNESCO-PGl-88/WS/9
A practical guide to the prevention and basic treatment of mould growth in archives in tropical climates. Can be used in developing countries.


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