Metadata Strategies and Archival Description: Comparing Apples to Oranges

  • Heather MacNeil

Author Biography

Heather MacNeil

Heather MacNeil received her MA in English from Simon Fraser University in 1984 and her MAS from the University of British Columbia in 1987. She has worked as a Records Archivist at the University of Toronto Archives (1986-88) and as Project Coordinator for the Bureau of Canadian Archivists's Planning Committee on Descriptive Standards (1988-91). She is currently working for the National Archives of Canada's Vancouver Pilot Project. She has served on a number of national and regional archival committees, among them, the Subject Indexing and Textual Records Working Groups for the Bureau of Canadian Archivists, the Ethics and 1992 Programme Committees for the Association of Canadian Archivists, and the Freedom of Information and Privacy and Archival Legislation Committees for the Archives Association of British Columbia. Her study of privacy issues affecting archivists, Without Consent: The Ethics of Disclosing Personal Information in Public Archives, was published by Scarecrow Press in 1992.

How to Cite
MacNeil, Heather. 1995. “Metadata Strategies and Archival Description: Comparing Apples to Oranges”. Archivaria 39 (May), 22-32.

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