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Acquire archive materials and collections | SC7

Further information   Who is this standard for This standard is applicable to people in management and practitioner roles who are involved in obtaining material for archives. It may also be applicable to people in operational roles whose work involves the practical aspects of acquiring archive materials and collections.

  Behaviours In addition to the core values and behaviour, these behaviours underpin effective performance:

1. You work to ensure that archive materials are acquired as required by your organisation’s archive strategy, policies and procedures

2. You develop appropriate working relationships with internal or external stakeholders so that they are informed of and support the acquisition of archives by your organisation

3. You use influencing and negotiating skills in the acquisition of archives

4. You act in accordance with professional ethics in all acquisition operations.

  Terminology There is no terminology specific to this standard.

Links to other standards The Society of Archives has published a number of good practice guidelines. See http://www.archives.org.uk/publications/bestpracticeguidelines.html

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