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The balance of the activity of Spanish archives in 2011 is remarkably satisfactory. Areas where improvement has led to a more relevant improvement (document management regulations, digital preservation, access, human rights) and the need for increased efforts in training, archival [...]

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A picture is presented of the state of library and information professionals and disciplines in Spain. Statistical data are provided about both the number and type of Spanish libraries and archives as well as practising professionals according to geographic distribution, training [...]

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The notion of “information subsidy” was introduced by US media researchers to refer to informational materials that an organization’s press officers place at the disposal of journalists covering an informational event. Based on this idea, this research examines the online pressrooms [...]

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The electronic management of documents and records is facing major challenges: the integration of document processes and checks in routine work processes; risk analysis; techniques and controls needed to manage records and digital evidence controls (metadata, digital signature, authenticity, [...]

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Zyncro opens a new dimension in corporate documentation management, based on the well-known concept of intranets and adapting it to the new 2.0 culture of collaboration and work online. Internal communications in public and private organizations are alive, and their flows of interaction [...]

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Digitization of media archives has improved both news librarians’ and journalists’ work. However, a significant proportion of Spanish journalists prefer searching for information on the Internet rather than in archives. Moreover, the quality of journalists’ work decreases because [...]

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Spain’s national agency for library coordination (Dirección General del Libro, Archivos y Bibliotecas, Subdirección General de Coordinación Bibliotecaria) has launched a series of initiatives to disseminate and preserve the national bibliographic heritage. The digitization of [...]

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In museums, the scope of documentation must be extended through the concept of documentary services: libraries, archives and services of documentation have to work together to achieve a better knowledge and diffusion of the collections of each museum. If libraries have an uncertain [...]

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We present the results of the application of visualization techniques to search large sets of records, under the framework of the “Project of innovation in record management applied to transport infrastructure services and works procurement dossiers”. We started from a metadata [...]