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The session will cover the statistical survey on 'Archives for Good Governance' that has been developed by Archives New Zealand for the ICA and run in the PARBICA region.
Those who have an interest in archival statistical measurement and those who are wanting to collect information on the contribution of archives to good governance in their own regions.
Overall purpose and significance of session:
To share the information provided by the Recordkeeping for Good Governance Survey undertaken in the PARBICA region. The session will enable participants to understand the steps that need to be taken to develop a robust archival statistical survey that covers a number of countries and needs to take account of a range of practices and terminologies.
This session will follow up on the session given by Dianne Macaskill, Joanna Pelletier and Helen Forde at the 2004 Vienna Congress on 'Being Counted: Archives and Statistics'. It will be interactive with an opportunity for comment and discussion.
Since 2004 an archival statistical survey has been developed by Archives New Zealand which focuses on the 'good governance' aspect of our recordkeeping work. The survey has been run in the PARBICA region and is available for other regions to use.
This session will cover the development of the survey and the complexities associated with statistical measurement across countries that have different recordkeeping practices. The results of the survey will be presented and linked to the 'Recordkeeping for Good Governance' projects that are being collaboratively undertaken in the PARBICA region.