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New article online: Karin Bredenberg, Silke Jagodzinski: Archives Portal Europe – A Challenge of Harmonisation and Outreach

The Archives Portal Europe is providing a central platform for publication of and research in archival material based on standardisation and tools, but also for professional exchange of knowledge and experiences. The text shows the approach of two European projects, APEnet and APEx, to define common profiles for the international archival standards from ICA for the portal in order to ...

... present different traditions of archival descriptions. While the challenge of harmonisation was tackled by building a network of European archivists, there is still the challenge of outreach. For further success we need to ensure the data quality of the provided archival descriptions and we must not forget the users requirements.

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