Posts Tagged ‘access’

Will digitization solve my problem? A helpful flow chart

March 7, 2014
I'm not even sure how to describe this except to say that whatever your problem is, digitization probably won't solve it.

I’m not even sure how to describe this except to say that whatever your problem is, digitization probably won’t solve it.

Master and access copies of thanks to @herodotusjr, @kellyannewithe, and @krispymerryman for their assistance!

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Archives: The Venn Diagram

March 8, 2013

I made this for a presentation and I kind of like it, so I thought I’d share.

Appraisal without acquisition is just wishful thinking. Acquisitions without preservation is just hoarding. Preservation without access is just stockpiling. If you’re doing all these things AND providing access, you’ve got an archives.

Appraisal without acquisition is just wishful thinking. Acquisitions without preservation is just hoarding. Preservation without access is just stockpiling. If you’re doing all these things AND providing access, you’ve got an archives.

Yeah, the design isn’t the best. Hooray for CC-licenses so you can improve it and share alike!