Keeping an Account: The role of archives and archivists in accountability

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Title: Keeping an Account: The role of archives and archivists in accountability
Author: Briston, Heather
Abstract: An examination of the fundamental role of archives and archivists in promoting accountability. Includes a discussion of both the impact of laws on the role, and the legal implications of the role of archives. Exploring the perceptions of archives and accountability in the general public as viewed by archivists. Concluding with a discussion of actions for archivists to take to foster a wider public understanding of the role of archives and archivists in accountability.
Description: Presentation given at the International Council on Archives, XV International Congress, Vienna, Austria, August 2004
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1794/2588
Date: 2004-08


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