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Preservation of Electronic Records as Archives

Archival Appraisal in a New Millennium

Cyber, Hyper or Resolutely Jurassic?


Professional Ethics: The Moral Defence Of The Archivist

Eric Ketelaar
October 1998
Endnotes

1 The former is an appendix to Standards for the Development of Archives Services in Ireland (Dublin 1997), the latter is available on <www.archives.ca/ica>.

2 H. Jenkinson, A manual of archive administration (Oxford 1922, London 19512) 66.

3 I.McCabe, A diplomatic history of Ireland, 194849 (Dublin 1991).

4 It is not information acquired in confidence, so § g of the Code of Conduct of the Society of Archivists does not apply.

5 See § 1 of the Code of Ethics of the International Council of Archives, comparable to § h of the Code of Conduct.

6 Impartiality to all researchers is prescribed in § f of the Code of Conduct and § 6 of the Code of Ethics.

7 Cf. § 8.12 of the Standards for the Development of Archives Services in Ireland, § e of the Code of Conduct and § 8 of the Code of Ethics.

8 Cf. § 12.2 and § 33.5 of the Standards for the Development of Archives Services in Ireland, § g of the Code of Conduct and § 8 of the Code of Ethics.

9 See the preceding note.

10 Cf. § 10.1 and § 10.4 (the latter restricted to archives in custody of the archives service) of the Standards for the Development of Archives Services in Ireland, and § 1 of the Code of Ethics.

11 M. Cooley, The Archivist. A novel (BostonNew YorkTorontoLondon 1998).

12 B.Joly, L’École des chartes et l’affaire Dreyfus, in: Bibliothèque de l’École des chartes 147 (1989) 611671; A.B. Spitzer, Historical truth and lies about the past. Reflections on Dewey, Dreyfus, de Man and Reagan (London 1996) 50.

13 Jenkinson, 209.

14 According to an Unesco resolution of 1993: <www.unesco.org/webworld/sarajevo/library.htm>. See: Nations and their past. The uses and abuses of history, in: The Economist, 21 December 1996, 2932; V. Blazina, Mémoricide ou la purification culturelle: la guerre contre les bibliothèques de Croatie et de Bosnie-Herzégovine, in: Documentation et bibliothèques 42 (1996) 149164; J. Kolanovic, Archives en temps de guerre: l'expérience de la Croatie, in: Archivum 42 (1996) 173180; M. Kovacevic, War damage suffered by the state archives of Bosnia and Herzegovina, in: Archivum 42 (1996) 181186. See 'Fighting the destruction of memory': www.applicom.com/manu/ingather.htm.

 


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