Association of Canadian Archivists (ACA)
  The ACA is a federally incorporated, not-for-profit association and has received a Certificate of Continuance under the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act (NFP Act). The ACA was established in 1975, and incorporated in 1978, after operating for a number of years as the Archives Section of the Canadian Historical Association (CHA). Today, the ACA represents over 600 archivists across Canada, with headquarters in Ottawa. Its mission is to provide the archival profession leadership and to facilitate an understanding and appreciation of Canada’s archival heritage.

Archives Association of British Columbia (AABC)
  The AABC represents individual and institutional members, maintains resources for the public and the archival community, and advocate for Archives in the province of British Columbia, Canada. It's mission is to foster the development of the provincial archival community to better preserve and promote access to British Columbia's documentary heritage. It assists the community through its Educational Advisory, Preservation, and Network Services and maintenance of a provincial catalogue (

Associazione Nazionale Archivistica Italiana (ANAI) [Italian National Association of Archivists]
  The ANAI promotes activities and studies to support the cultural function of archivists, develop and protect their professionalism, to improve relations between experts and patrons of the archives and to preserve and promote the archival heritage.

The BC Archives
  The BC Archives, located within the Royal BC Museum, is the archives of the provincial government of British Columbia, Canada, and provides research access to records of enduring value to the province for both the provincial government and public researchers.

Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI)
  The CCI is a centre of expertise in conservation and conservation science. It was created in 1972 to promote the proper care and preservation of Canada's cultural heritage and to advance the practice, science, and technology of conservation. The CCI advances and promotes the conservation of Canada's heritage collections through its expertise in conservation science, treatment and preventive conservation. The CCI works with heritage institutions and professionals to ensure these heritage collections are preserved and accessible to Canadians now and in the future.

Canadian Council of Archives (CCA)
  The CCA was established in 1985, as a result of federal-provincial efforts to encourage and facilitate the evolution of an archival system in Canada. It is a national non-profit organization dedicated to nurturing nd sustaining the nationwide efforts of over 800 archives across Canada. The CCA's membership includes provincial and territorial councils from across Canada, the Bureau of Canadian Archivists, the Association des archivistes du Québec, the Association of Canadian Archivists, and the Council of Provincial and Territorial Archivists.

Creative Archiving at Michigan & Leeds: Emulating the Old on the New (CAMiLEON)
  CAMiLEON was a 4-year (1999-2003) research project whose primary goal was to develop and evaluate a range of technical strategies for the long-term preservation of digital materials. User evaluation studies and a preservation cost analysis were used to provide answers as to when and where these strategies should be used. The project was a joint undertaking between the Universities of Michigan (USA) and Leeds (UK) and was funded by JISC and NSF.

CURL Exemplars in Digital Archives (Cedars)
  Cedars began in April 1998 and ended in March 2002. Its broad objective was to explore digital preservation issues. These range through acquiring digital objects, their long-term retention, sufficient description, and eventual access.

Digitale archivering in/voor Vlaamse instellingen en diensten (DAVID Project) [Digital Archiving in Flemish Institutions and Administrations]
  The DAVID Project (2000-03) was the first Flemish research project on electronic recordkeeping. DAVID is the Flemish acronym for "Digitale archivering in/voor Vlaamse instellingen en diensten" [Digital Archiving in Flemish Institutions and Administrations]. The aim of the project was to examine how electronic records created by Flemish Institutions and Administrations, can be archived within their context in a durable and authentic way. The project concentrated on electronic office documents (word processing files, spreadsheets, e-mails, etc.) as well as on archiving records that were created in dynamic and interactive database-driven information systems (such as websites). The project resulted in a recordkeeping system for both types of documents. Access to the project's research results is now provided through Expertisecentrum DAVID vzw (or eDAVID).

Direzione Generale Archivi (DGA) [Directorate General Archives]
  The DGA promotes and coordinates activities relating to the conservation, protection and enhancement of the Italian national archives.

Expertisecentrum DAVID (eDAVID)
  eDAVID is a centre of research and knowledge on digital archiving headquartered in The Netherlands. It grew out of the DAVID Project.

Library and Archives Canada (LAC)
  LAC preserves and makes accessible the documentary heritage of Canada. It also serves as the continuing memory of the federal government of Canada and its institutions. This heritage includes publications, archival records, sound and audio-visual materials, photographs, artworks, and electronic documents.

Managing the Digital University Desktop (MDUD)
  This was a National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) grant funded project to study computer file management practices in academic units and administrative offices at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH), across the 16-campus UNC System, and at Duke University.

The National Archives of the United Kingdom
  The National Archives of the UK is the official archives and publisher for the UK government, and for England and Wales. It is the guardian of some of the UK's most iconic national documents, dating back over 1,000 years. The Archive's role is to collect and secure the future of the government record, both digital and physical, to preserve it for generations to come, and to make it as accessible and available as possible.

The National Archives of Ireland
  The National Archives holds the records of the modern Irish State that document its historical evolution and the creation of its national identity. The Archives secures the preservation of records relating to Ireland that warrant preservation as archives and ensures that appropriate arrangements are made for public access to archives.

National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
  The NARA is an independent agency of the US government charged with preserving and documenting government and historical records and with increasing public access to those documents, which comprise the National Archives. The NARA is officially responsible for maintaining and publishing the legally authentic and authoritative copies of acts of Congress, presidential proclamations and executive orders, and federal regulations.

The Preservation of the Integrity of Electronic Records (UBC Project)
  Using the principles of archival science and diplomatics as a foundation, the "UBC Project" defined the requirements for creating, handling and preserving reliable and authentic electronic records in active recordkeeping systems. As its second phase, the InterPARES Project will apply the diplomatic and modeling methodology of the UBC Project to develop the theoretical and methodological knowledge required for the preservation of the integrity of inactive records created in electronic systems.

Victorian Electronic Records Strategy (VERS)
  The Victorian Electronic Records Strategy (VERS) has been developed by Public Record Office Victoria [Australia] to help Victorian government agencies manage, store and access their electronic records, and to ensure that Victoria’s key electronic information will be identified, preserved and accessible in the future, regardless of how it was created.

中华人民共和国国家档案局 [The State Archives Administration of the People's Republic of China]
  The State Archives Administration is the national administrative agency responsible for preservation of historical records of the state dating back to imperial times in China. These include government documents since the May Fourth Movement. The agency also concurrently holds records for the Communist Party of China. Hence, it is also known as the Central Archives.

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