Archives and archivists 2

Current trends, new voices

Ailsa C. Holland & Elizabeth Mullins editors

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ISBN: 978-1-84682-365-7
November 2013. 240pp.

Postmodernism and Theory

Custodians of memory/creators of his(story): archives, power dynamics and socio-cultural sites of contestation
Antoinette Doran

The significance of ‘history’ in modern and postmodern appraisal
Julie L.N. Brooks

Web 2.0 and archival description
Harriet Wheelock

The role and place of personal fonds in the archival tradition
David Ryan

Perceptions and Memory

Perceptions of archives: a survey and analysis of the portrayal of archives in two Irish newspapers
Kevin Lohan

Politics, heritage and identity: Northern Ireland’s community archives
Pauline Swords

The development of recordkeeping practices in Irish asylums: a case study of Grangegorman Psychiatric Hospital
Kirsten Mulrennan

Individual rights to privacy and societal rights to memory: the retention of personal data for historical and research purposes
Leah Benson

Reckoning with dictatorship: the Stasi records and the work of the BStU
Emma Saunders

Advocacy and archive users’ perspectives

An exploration of the relationship between archivists and family historians in Irish local authority archives
Niamh Collins

Family historians and archives: a study of the motivations, research strategies and user needs of six Irish family historians
Catherine Wright

Teachers’ perceptions of the role of archives in the revised Leaving Certificate history syllabus
Brian Kirby

Partners or gatekeepers? Archival interactions with higher education at University College Dublin
Louise Kennedy