Defining the Good Archivist #archivists | The Information Professional | Scoop.it

“To negotiate the leap from what is known to what is unknown about records takes not only well-developed research skills and subject knowledge, but also a nuanced understanding of archival principles, critical and creative thinking, and, perhaps more than anything, an imaginative frame of mind.”

(from “Making the Leap from Parts to Whole: Evidence and Inference in Archival Arrangement and Description“)