Course:1: Archives and Archivists
Lesson:Lesson Five: What Is an Archivist?
Topic:How Is an Archivist Different from Other Related Professionals?

 

How Is an Archivist Different from Other Related Professionals?

Archivist

Collects, preserves, makes accessible historical records.

 

Historian

Uses the historical records identified, classified, and preserved by the archivist for historical research.

Archivist

Collects, preserves, makes accessible historical records.

Employs professional standards and practices unique to archiving.

Librarian

Collects, preserves, makes accessible published materials.

Employs professional standards and practices unique to published material.

 

Archivist

Collects, preserves, makes accessible historical records in paper, film or electronic form.

 

Museum Curator

Collects, preserves, makes accessible mostly objects and artifacts.


sketch of young girl writing with quill pen

 manuscript book with seal

 Lee resolution