Values in Transition. Perspectives on the Past, Present and Future of the Archival Profession
Values in Transition marks the 125th anniversary of the Koninklijke Vereniging van Archivarissen in Nederland (KVAN), the world's oldest professional association of archivists, founded on 17 june 1891 in Haarlem, The Netherlands. In this volume, eleven renowned authors reflect on the archival profession in the past, present and future. What can we still learn today from our predecessors? How should we cope with the tension between access to archives and privacy rights? And what will the professin of the archivist and of other information professionals look like in the future, when all information is digital? What do concepts such as integrity, authenticity, and accessibility - notions that are so familiar to us in the paper world - mean in the digital era?