New institutions New landscapes LAC – BAnQ Two original experiences New institutions, New landscapes
LAC – BAnQ
Two original experiences
between two formerly distinct cultures:
library science and archival science
A new institution for a changing environment
That Canada be served by an institution that is a source of enduring knowledge, accessible to all, contributing to the cultural, social and economic advancement of Canada as a free and democratic society.
Library and Archives of Canada Act,
Willingness to search
Traditional sources of information
Standard sources or references
Communities of interest
Many competing sourcesThe biggest, single change: how people access information
It may be a dream, but it is a noble dream. It has often sustained me when the daily drudgery, for it is drudgery, was telling on mind and body.
Douglas Brymner, Canada’s first National Archivist, 1888