Show simple item record Mnjama, N. 2008-06-02T08:55:51Z 2008-06-02T08:55:51Z 2005
dc.identifier.citation Mnjama, N. (2005) Archival landscape in Eastern and Southern Africa, Library Management, Vol 36 No. 8/9, pp. 457-470 en
dc.identifier.issn 0143-5124
dc.description.abstract This article seeks to answer one basic question: “Are archival institutions in the Eastern and Southern African region developing, stagnating or receding backwards?” Design/methodology/approach – This article reviews the state of archives and records management in the Eastern and Southern African region. It argues that many archival services in the region have gone through a period of retardation and are in dire need of revitalization. Findings – The article indicates that the challenges of managing electronic records are enormous and that unless measures are taken the region stands to lose much of its valuable historical and cultural heritage. Originality/value – The article suggests various ways of revitalizing archival services in the Eastern and Southern African region. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Library Management; Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.;; en
dc.subject Records management en
dc.subject Archiving en
dc.subject Central and East Africa en
dc.subject Southern Africa en
dc.title Archival landscape in Eastern and Southern Africa en
dc.type Article en

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