Collection Description: Why, and Whither?. Ronald Milne. Collection Description. The concept is not new Archivists have been compiling collection descriptions of archival collections for many years (fonds level description)
Why, and Whither?
Weimar 23 November 2005
The term “collection” can be applied to:
May include manuscripts, archival material, printed books, CDs, digital surrogates of physical items, collections of ‘born digital’ material …
See also: Powell, Heaney and Dempsey: RSLP Collection Description D-Lib Magazine September 2000. <http://www.dlib.org/dlib/september00/powell/09powell.html>