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B8 chezkie kannett_whatsinarchive_israelarchivessurvey

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presentation by Chezie Kasnett:
What's in an archive? The Israel Archives Survey
at the EVA/Minerva Jerusalem International Conference on Digitisation of Culture,
Jerusalem, The Jerusalem Van Leer Institute, 12-13 November 2013
http://www.digital-heritage.org.il
Presentations available at: http://2013.minervaisrael.org.il

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B8 chezkie kannett_whatsinarchive_israelarchivessurvey

  1. 1. EVA/MINERVA WHAT’S IN AN ARCHIVE? Surveying Archives The Israel Archive Network Project
  2. 2. The Israel Heritage Archive Network
  3. 3. So what is it?  A platform for cultural heritage archives to improve the quality of and access to their collections  A single access point to the catalogs and digital images of archival material on the object level
  4. 4. Strategic National Heritage Project Covers BREADTH of Heritage Archives Index of ALL Archives Access Assets of Selected Archives Access Heritage Assets Long-Term Digital Preservation
  5. 5. BUT
  6. 6. So what’s in an Archive? We know what we EXPECT to be in the archive We know what we WANT to be in the archive But we don’t really KNOW what’s in the archive Actually, does the archive even EXIST?
  7. 7. and the OPPOSITE too! We do not KNOW that there is an archive We certainly do NOT EXPECT there to be an archive There IS an Archive!
  8. 8. Some Stats: • 518 Heritage archive s AND COUNTING… • Started with a list of 388 • 409 “Surveyable” • Team of 6 “Surveyors” • 70 to go • 31/12/2013 survey Complete
  9. 9. Some Stats: JERUSALEM/ EAST CENTER SOUTH NORTH LARGE MEDIUM SMALL
  10. 10. The Survey:  Online  Unique ISO Archive ID IL.ISA349  8 Sections  80+ Questions
  11. 11. The Survey:  Section 1 – Archive Description  Section 2 – Collections  Section 3 – Media Collections  Section 4 – Special Holdings  Section 5 – Technology  Section 6 – Physical Storage  Section 7 – Conservation/Facilities  Section 8 – Visitor Services 
  12. 12. Analyzing the Data:      Dedicated team to analyze the data 4 members, 2 observers Objective: Define criteria of analyzing the data and selecting archives Propose a list of recommendations and proposed archives to Content Committee Summary report of survey and all archives
  13. 13. Analyzing the Data:
  14. 14. Analyzing the Data:
  15. 15. Thank You! Chezkie Kasnett chezkiek@nli.org.il

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