The Conceptualization Of Archival Materials Held In Museums

Tamara Štefanac
2015 Zenodo  
Archives, libraries and museums preserve collections containing diverse material. In managing these collections different standards are used, each developed inside their own professional community. While searching for material preserved in different institutions users shouldn't stumble over inability to cope with different descriptive standards and access points defined by these standards. As this research suggests, the path to any kind of interoperability starts with people who implement
more » ... who implement standards. This exploratory study investigates curators' understandings of archival and documentary materials held in their museums (i.e. rather than in archives) by analyzing and describing their attitude towards records that surround them in their daily professional practice.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.17982 fatcat:3efpbwxb5zcvvlz27yg4egfb2i