ERIC Number: ED344597
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Archival Administration in the Electronic Information Age: An Advanced Institute for Government Archivists (2nd, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, June 3-14, 1991).
Pittsburgh Univ., PA. Graduate School of Library and Information Sciences.
This report describes the first phase of an institute that was designed to provide technical information to the chief administrative officials of state archival agencies about new trends in information technology and to introduce them to management tools needed for operating in this environment. Background information on the first institute (1989-90) and a brief review of the main points of presentations made by the institute participants are included in the introductory materials. More detailed summaries of the following presentations and discussions are also presented: (1) a review of past and present goals and objectives of the institute (Edwin C. Bridges, Alabama State Archivist and Chairman of the National Association of Government Archives and Records Administration--NAGARA); (2) "Electronic Records and Their Implications for Archives" (Charles Dollar, National Archives and Records Administration); (3) "State Government Information Policy" (Michael Hale, Executive Administrator of the Florida Information Resources Commission); (4) "Strategic Planning: Introduction and Model,""Strategic Planning: Stakeholder Analysis," and "Strategic Planning: Pointers for State Planning" (John Prescott, Katz Business School, University of Pittsburgh); (4) "Information Technology Forecasting" and "Systems Design and Analysis" (Ken Sochats, Department of Information Science, School of Library and Information Science, University of Pittsburgh); (5) "Elements and Requirements for a State Electronic Records Program" (Margaret Hedstrom, New York State Archives and Records Administration); (6) "Information Technology Standards and Standardization" (Michael Spring, Department of Information Science, School of Library and Information Science, University of Pittsburgh); and (7) discussions of a proposed Council of State Government Study on State Records Laws and Electronic Records (Edwin C. Bridges), the National Archives Optical Disk Report (Edwin C. Bridges), and Graduate Archival Education and State Archives Employment Needs (Richard J. Cox). Appendices include a list of names, addresses, and telephone numbers of the NAGARA Institute participants and National Archives representatives; the schedule for the institute; an annotated bibliography of readings and reserve readings for the institute; reports of the institute working groups; and an outline of research issues and proposals. (MAB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Historical Publications and Records Commission, Washington, DC.; National Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators, Albany, NY.
Authoring Institution: Pittsburgh Univ., PA. Graduate School of Library and Information Sciences.
Note: For the 1990 report, see ED 331 470.