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E-arkivering hos stadsarkiv: Mellanarkivslösning i sitt sammanhang
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts, Department of ALM.
2014 (Swedish)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Digital city archives. : Using a transfer archive solution. (English)
Abstract [en]

Digital preservation is a relatively new subject to Swedish archives. Alhough computers have been used for a long time, preservation has been made on paper and stored on shelves. These days a lot of cities in Sweden have investigated how to best secure the digital information for the future through electronic archiving, e-archives. One option is to hand in the information as soon as possible, but to let the producer keep the information ownership yet some time. The idea is to let the producers of the information answer questions and hand out material, since they are more competent on their field. This thesis analyzes how five different cities have organized the submission of information. I have used archiving models and interviews. For comparison the cities creating their e-archives have been set against Stockholm. There archive has been up and running for some time. The conclusion is that the solution using a transfer archive could be useful, if the material has got a lot of secrecy and one needs specific knowledge to handle the questions.

The theoretical framework has been the life cycle model versus the records continuum model. Swedish city archives embrace the continuum approach early in the creation of the information, but the archivists believe in the life cycle model where all long term preservation comes to the point where no further changes can be done, to protect the authenticity of the information.

Two years master’s thesis in Archive, Library and Museum studies. Archival science.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2014. , 69 p.
Uppsatser inom arkivvetenskap, ISSN 1651-6087 ; 130
Keyword [en]
Digital Archive, Long-term Preservation, Information Ownership, Life cycle model, Records continuum model.
Keyword [sv]
E-arkiv, elektronisk information, format, mellanarkiv, informationsägarskap, Life cycle model, Records continuum model.
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URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-235013Local ID: 130OAI: diva2:758763
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Archival Science
Educational program
Master Programme in ALM
Available from: 2014-11-04 Created: 2014-10-28 Last updated: 2014-11-04Bibliographically approved

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