```
An archivist might be interested in historical context but, fundamentally, we believed that wasn’t what the archive was here to deliver. Our job was to help the user of the record understand enough of the context of its creation and use to be able to make an assessment of its evidential value.
```

Digital Archiving: Context is Everything
nzzl.us/lqbON2j via @nuzzel

Follow

```
Who created it and what was their role? What influence and significance did that person or institution have? Under what circumstances was the record created, and to what end? Why was it selected for permanent preservation? How does its custodial history affect its value?
```

· SubwayTooter · 0 · 0 · 1
Sign in to participate in the conversation
glammr.us Mastodon

The social network of the future: No ads, no corporate surveillance, ethical design, and decentralization! Own your data with Mastodon!