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SC7 | Acquire archive materials and collections

Performance criteria

Knowledge and understanding

Information and Library Services, Archive Services and Record Management staff:

Information and Library Services, Archive Services and Record Management staff know and understand:

5 Maintain records of archive acquisition so has the authenticity of the archive can be demonstrated to meet legal and regulatory requirements.

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6 Research archival material for acquisition within your organisation’s strategy for archives. 7 Determine the ownership and provenance of potential external archive acquisitions.

 ow to negotiate and influence customers H in order to acquire records and archives.

KU9 The scope and function of related and competitor archives. KU10 How to acquire archival material ethically and legally. KU11 The processes for documenting the provenance of acquired material.

8 Appraise the value and importance of the material to be acquired. 9 Assess the resource implications of acquiring the material. 10 Negotiate the appropriate acquisition of archive material, whether this be by donation, loan or purchase, or by obtaining digital copies of archive material which remains in the custody of its owner/creator. 11 Acquire material and document the transaction so that the evidence train is clear and provenance is established. 12 Arrange for and document any transfer of ownership required. 13 Monitor the effectiveness of archive and records acquisition, and recommend and implement improvements.

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