Before the Antelope: Robert Pagès on Documents

Michael Buckland
2017 Proceedings from the Document Academy  
Briet and the antelope In 1951 the French librarian, Suzanne Briet published a manifesto on the nature of documents, documentalists, and documentation entitled Qu'est-ce que la documentation? [What is documentation?] (Briet 1951; English translation Briet 2006). In an important passage, Briet gives examples of what can or cannot be considered a document:
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