BOK 5 Organisation, Retrieval, Preservation and Conservation
What is included in BoK 5?
- Describing, categorising and storing information.
- The principles of preservation and conservation.
- Designing systems for the storage, description and retrieval of information.
When reflecting on your activities, ask yourself - 'What did you learn or practise in this area?' 'How did this impact on your work?' 'What did you do as a result of the activity?'
Some examples of activities include:
- Developing a disaster recovery plan or business continuity plan for collection management.
- Implementing or learning how to use a records management system.
- Applying standards for cataloguing a new format such as eBooks.
- Preserving archival material.
- Developing a plan for digitising resources.
- Sharing information learnt at a conservation workshop.
- Using an online tool to organise and retrieve information for example tagging photos on Flickr, using Diigo.
- Attending a webinar on Resource Description and Access (RDA).
- Creating an asset management database.
- Reading an article on Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR).
- Indexing newspaper articles.
- Advising a user on how to manage citations.
- Updating authority files for local authors.
- Applying Māori Subject Headings to authority records – te reo, manaakitanga, whakapapa.