chapter  5
The Online Archivist: A Positive Approach to the Digital Information Age
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The literature that has been produced in recent years on electronic record keeping

and digitization is huge, and the challenges of the digital age and ever-changing

world of technology have been well documented. Archivists and records managers

face the massive task of dealing with the management of an increasingly diverse

range of records, and the selection, cataloguing and preservation of archive material.

The focus within our profession tends to be on how technology is impacting on our