Providing Grounds for Trust: Developing Conceptual Requirements for the Long-Term Preservation of Authentic Electronic Records

  • Heather MacNeil

Author Biography

Heather MacNeil

Heather MacNeil is Assistant Professor of archival studies in the School of Library, Archival, and Information Studies, University of British Columbia, where she teaches arrangement and description, the management of current records, and multi-disciplinary perspectives on record trustworthiness. Before joining the faculty at U.B.C. in 1999, she worked as an archivist for the National Archives of Canada and as the project coordinator for the Bureau of Canadian Archivists’ Planning Committee on Descriptive Standards. She holds a doctorate in interdisciplinary studies (law, history, archival science) and is the author of Without Consent: The Ethics of Disclosing Personal Information Held in Public Archives (Scarecrow, 1992) and Trusting Records: Legal, Historical, and Diplomatic Perspectives (Kluwer, 2000). She currently chairs the Authenticity Task Force of the International Research on Permanent Authentic Records in Electronic Systems (InterPARES) Project.

Published
2000-11-01
How to Cite
MacNeil, Heather. 2000. “Providing Grounds for Trust: Developing Conceptual Requirements for the Long-Term Preservation of Authentic Electronic Records”. Archivaria 50 (November), 52-78. https://archivaria.ca/index.php/archivaria/article/view/12765.
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