Serving the Truth: The Importance of Fostering Archives Research in Education Programmes, Including a Modest Proposal for Partnerships with the Workplace

  • Barbara Lazenby Craig

Author Biography

Barbara Lazenby Craig
Barbara L. Craig is an Associate Professor of archive studies and Director of the Centre for Research in Information Studies in the Faculty of Information Studies at the University of Toronto. Prior to her appointment in August 1993, she was Archivist of York University (North York, Ontario) and head of the Archives and Special Collections Department of the Scott Library from 1989, and an archivist at the Archives of Ontario from 1970. She has a Ph.D. in Archives Studies and has undertaken extensive research into hospital archives in Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom. She has published widely on the history of record-keeping, on the history of medicine, and on archival theory. Dr. Craig is the Chair of the Canadian Council of Archives Preservation Committee and has been the Chair of the Ontario Council of Archives, an officer of the Association of Canadian Archivists in many capacities, and a Director of the Ontario Women's History Network. Her most recent monograph, A guide to the fonds d'archives and collections in the York University Archives: th wide opn look uv the eyez, was published by ECW Press in the autumn of 1995. Barbara is currently working on a book on archival appraisal to be published by Bowker Saur.
Published
1996-10-24
How to Cite
Craig, Barbara Lazenby. 1996. “Serving the Truth: The Importance of Fostering Archives Research in Education Programmes, Including a Modest Proposal for Partnerships With the Workplace”. Archivaria 42 (October), 105-17. https://www.archivaria.ca/index.php/archivaria/article/view/12159.

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