Archival heritage in the Slovakian state archives and its presentation on the internet


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Overview of the recent projects on digitization of archival heritage in the Slovakian state archives and its presentation on the internet.

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Archival heritage in the Slovakian state archives and its presentation on the internet

  1. 1. ARCHIVAL HERITAGEIN SLOVAKIAN STATE ARCHIVES AND ITS PRESENTATION ON INTERNETMonika Péková – Jozef HanusMinistry of Interior of the Slovak RepublicDepartment of Archives, Bratislava<br />
  2. 2. The influence of information systems on archives is created by the following facts<br />possible digitization of different types of classical documents (text, image, sound),<br />formation of hypertext, multimedial and hypermedial (www) documents,<br />standardization of digitized documents and languages to organize character forms of www documents (SGML, HTML, etc.),<br />standardization of exchange, communication and query protocols,<br />possibilities of displaying and accessing of different information sources containing information about documents and also full documents,<br />possibilities of interconnection different information sources and users wherever in the world.<br />
  3. 3. Digitization as the way how to make available archival documents to the public<br />0100110011100<br />rapidprocess in archivesinEuropeancountries<br />itispossible to digitizeeveryformat and medium<br />creationofvirtualarchives<br />3<br />
  4. 4. Central register of finding aids <br />Totalamount – 4000 units<br /><ul><li>cca 2800finding aids were made by typewriters
  5. 5. cca 200finding aids were made by rotary printing
  6. 6. cca 650finding aids weremade in Microsoft Office Word
  7. 7. cca 350finding aids were produced in electronic form by means of application Bach – Inventories</li></ul>4<br />
  8. 8. Digitizationoffinding aids at Slovak NationalLibrary in Martin<br />5<br />
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  11. 11. ArchivalVademecum –specializedsystem<br />forarchives<br />developed by Bach systems<br /><ul><li>First part </li></ul> - complexinformation<br />aboutarchivalfonds<br />and archivalcollections<br /><ul><li>Second part</li></ul> - additionfindingaids<br /><ul><li>Third part</li></ul> - imagesofdigitized<br />documents<br />
  12. 12. Electronic archival information system AFONDY<br />online database of the register of archvial fonds and archival collections,<br />contains data about state of preservation and physical state of archival documents, <br />information on state of their processing and access to them,<br />their creators and predecessors,<br />available finding aids,<br />information about time range and quantities of archival fonds,<br />database is built as a central Internet browser solution which will make accessible these data to public via Internet.<br />
  13. 13. DatabaseAFONDY<br />
  14. 14. 11<br />Database AFONDY<br />
  15. 15. Access to archives documents<br /> Archives shall only submit an original of archives for their study in exceptional cases, whilst it shall always submit a copy of archives, <br />if:<br /><ul><li>it concerns archives created before 1526;
  16. 16. it contains informations with restricted access;
  17. 17. any damage or possibility of damage could occur upon their study.</li></ul>12<br />
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  19. 19. Registers<br />11 653 unitsofregisters, <br />2 253 365 pictures,<br />representanirreplaceableinformationsources,<br />genealogicalresearchrepresentsabout 30% oftotal study visits.<br />
  20. 20. Thank you <br />for your attention<br />