Working Together: New Collaborations among Information Professionals


As colleges and universities, government agencies, and other organizations create and use information resources in the digital environment, they may not be taking steps necessary to ensure that they have long-term access to that information. These issues are increasing the dialogue between archivists, records managers, and information technologists. This article discusses factors both increasing and impending collaboration, differences between information systems and record keeping systems, and examples of real-world collaborations of archivists and information technologists.

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