Back issues of the journal

In 2012, the Australian Society of Archivists entered into a publishing partnership with Taylor & Francis. Since that year, all issues of the journal Archives and Manuscripts have been produced as a tandem print and online publication. The online version of Archives and Manuscripts is available on the Taylor & Francis website. Members of the Australian Society of Archivists can gain automatic access to these back issues of the journal by logging into the Member Centre on the ASA website and then selecting Archives and Manuscripts from the left hand menu.

The following is a list of articles and other content that has appeared in the journal since 2005. It does not include reviews or other sections of the journal. A comprehensive listing of content will accompany our upcoming retro-digitisation of back issues of the journal from 1975 to 2011.

Volume 25 Number 1 May 1997

Frank Upward Structuring the Records Continuum Part Two: Structuration Theory and Recordkeeping, p. 10
Helen Samuel Drinking from the Fire Hose: Documenting Education at MIT, p. 36
Jan Riley Integrating Archival Programs into the Core Business of the Independent School p. 50
Stephen Yorke Management of Petroleum Data Records in the Custody of Australian Archives, p. 62

Volume 25 Number 2 November 1997


Volume 26 Number 1 May 1998

Volume 26 Number 2 November 1998

Volume 27 Number 1 May 1999


Volume 27 Number 2 November 1999



Volume 33 Number 1 May 2005


Barbara Reed, ‘Reading the Records Continuum: Interpretations and Explorations’, pp. 18-43

Eric Ketelaar, ‘Sharing: Collected Memories in Communities of Records’, pp. 44-61

Michael Piggott, ‘Building Collective Memory Archives’, pp. 62-83

Frank Upward, ‘Continuum Mechanics and Memory Banks’, pp. 84-109

Chris Hurley, ‘Parallel Provenance: (1) What if Anything is Archival Description?’, pp. 110-145

Sue McKemmish, Anne Gilliland-Swetland, and Eric Ketelaar, ‘“Communities of Memory”: Pluralising Archival Research and Education Agendas’, pp. 146-174

Barbara Reed, ‘Beyond Perceived Boundaries: Imagining the Potential of Pluralised Recordkeeping’, pp. 176-198

Volume 33 Number 2 November 2005


Eric Ketelaar, ‘Transaustralian Archives and Manuscripts’, pp. 14-17

Frank Upward, ‘Continuum mechanics and memory banks:(2) The making of culture’, pp. 18-51

Chris Hurley, ‘Parallel Provenance: (2) When something is not related to everything else’, pp. 52-91

Anne-Marie Condé, ‘The symbolic significance of archives: a discussion’, pp. 92-108

Robyn Sloggett, ‘Valuing significance or signifying value? Culture in a global context’, pp. 110-129

Margaret Pember, ‘What Employers really want when recruiting Recordkeeping Practitioners: Expectations in the West Australian State Sector’, pp. 130-159

Verne Harris, ‘Record-keeping and Records Continuum Thinkers: Examining a seminal Australian text (Archives: Recordkeeping in Society)’, pp. 160-170

Volume 34 Number 1 May 2006


Loris Williams, Kirsten Thorpe, and Andrew Wilson, ‘Identity and Access to Government Records: Empowering the Community’, pp. 8-30

Lynnette Russell, ‘Indigenous Records and Archives: Mutual Obligations and Building Trust’, pp. 32-43

Stuart Orr, ‘Functions-based Classification of Records: Is It Functional?’, pp. 44-96

James Currall, Michael Moss, and Susan Stuart, ‘Privileging Information is Inevitable’, pp. 98-122

Ciaran B Trace, ‘For The Love of the Game: An Ethnographic Analysis of Archival Reference Work’, pp. 124-143

Gavan McCarthy, ‘The Role of Context in Sustaining Knowledge of Radioactive Waste’, pp. 144-161

Volume 34 Number 2 November 2006


Livia Iacovino, ‘Beyond the Tomb: Privacy, confidentiality, and long-term preservation of and access to electronic health records in national systems - a case study of Australia's HealthConnect project’, pp. 10-39

Maryanne Neazor, ‘Permanent Retention of Name-Identified Census Records in Australia and New Zealand’, pp. 40-61

Eric Ketelaar, ‘Access: The Democratic Imperative Report’, pp. 62-81

Chris Hurley, ‘Archivists and Accountability Review’, pp. 82-111

Fiona Ross, Sue McKemmish, and Shannon Faulkhead, ‘Indigenous Knowledge and the Archives: Designing Trusted Archival Systems for Koorie Communities’, pp. 112-151

Wayne Doubleday, ‘From System to Network? Developments in the State Records Authority of New South Wales Regional Repositories’, pp. 152-170

Crista Bradley, ‘Mediate, Mediate, Celebrate: Public Programming in a Postmodern World’, pp. 172-186

Volume 35 Number 1 May 2007


Sharon Huebner and Kooramyee Cooper, ‘Koorie Culture and Technology: A digital archive project for Victorian Koorie communities’, pp. 18-32

Leisa Gibbons, ‘Cultural film heritage and independent film production in Australia’, pp. 34-52

Rick Snell and Peter Sebina, ‘Information Flows: The real art of Information Management and Freedom of Information’, pp. 54-81

Michael Piggott, ‘Archivists and historians; archives and history’, pp. 82-94

Volume 35 Number 2 November 2007


Anne Gilliland, Andrew Lau, Yang Lu, Sue McKemmish, Shilpa Rele, and Kelvin White, ‘Pluralising the Archival Paradigm through Education: Critical Discussions around the Pacific Rim’, pp. 10-39

Joanna Sassoon, ‘Sharing our Story: An Archaeology of Archival Thought’, pp. 40-54

Joanne Evans, ‘Evaluating the Recordkeeping Capabilities of Metadata Schemas’, pp. 56-84

Julie Collins, Susan Collins, and Christine Garnaut, ‘Behind the Image: Assessing Architectural Drawings as Cultural Records’, pp. 86-107

Volume 36 Number 1 May 2008


Marian Hoy, ‘Understanding the role, place and potential of the “Statement of Knowledge for Recordkeeping Professionals”’, pp. 8-30

Danielle Wickman, ‘Recordkeeping legislation and its impacts: The PARBICA Recordkeeping for Good Governance Toolkit’, pp. 32-45

Katherine Gallen, ‘Archiving and memorialising the Taboo’, pp. 46-74

Volume 36 Number 2 November 2008


Eric Ketelaar, ‘Exploration of the archived world: from De Vlamingh's Plate to digital realities’, pp. 13-33

Tom Nesmith, ‘Re-exploring the continuum, rediscovering archives’, pp. 34-53

Andrew Flinn, ‘Migrations, disputed heritages and multicultured identities: archives in a post-colonial society’, pp. 54-75

Lekoko Kenosi, ‘Records, national identity and post-apartheid South Africa: the role of Truth Commission records in nation building’, pp. 76-87

Toby Burrows, ‘Identity parade: managing contextual personal information for archival data’, pp. 88-104

Roger Lofgren and Lars-Erik Hansen, ‘Plugging the digital gaps: the use of metadata in the Swedish Social Insurance Administration’, pp. 105-127

Margaret Birtley and Veronica Bullock, ‘Will collections vanish in the urge to converge? Observations on convergent evolution in the collections sector’, pp. 128-147

Candace Loewen, ‘Transformation, exploration, innovation: Library and Archives Canada's Access Policy Framework’, pp. 148-168

Marian Hoy, ‘Early professional learning in collecting institutions: navigating the opportunities and obstacles’, pp. 169-188

Michael Piggott, ‘The Australian archival system, 1971-2008:a valedictory appraisal’, pp. 189-207

Volume 37 Number 1 May 2009


Mark Brogan, ‘Clipping Mercury's Wings: The Challenge of Email Archiving’, pp. 12-26

Joanne Evans, Sue McKemmish, and Barbara Reed, ‘Making Metadata Matter: Outcomes from the Clever Recordkeeping Metadata Project’, pp. 28-56

Robert Pymm, ‘Television and Archives: Friends, Neighbours or Getaway?’, pp. 58-75

Stephen Yorke, ‘A Pepys into the Future’, pp. 76-81

Case Study

Ann McCarthy, ‘Step by Step - Arranging and Describing The Diane Elizabeth Barwick Collection’, pp. 82-100

Review Article

Veronica Bullock, ‘Charcterising Archives: A Review of Archives Survey 2007’, pp. 103-117

Volume 37 Number 2 November 2009


Mitchell Whitelaw, ‘Visualising archival collections: the Visible Archive project’, pp. 22-40

Anne-Marie Condé, ‘Lives lived in silence: records and recordkeeping in Albert Camus's The First Man’, pp. 41-59

Shannon Faulkhead, ‘Connecting through records: narratives of Koorie Victoria’, pp. 60-88

Leisa Gibbons, ‘Testing the continuum: user-generated cultural heritage on YouTube’, pp. 89-112

Danielle Wickman, ‘Measuring performance or performing measurements? Measuring the impact and sustainability of the PARBICA Recordkeeping for Good Governance Toolkit’, pp. 113-126

Case Study

Toong Tjiek Liauw, ‘Surabaya Memory: representing minority voices in the digital history of a city’, pp. 127-137

Volume 38 Number 1 May 2010


Bob Pymm, ‘Archives and Web 2.0: the example of the September 11 digital archive’, pp. 13-26

Sue McKemmish, Shannon Faulkhead, Livia Iacovino, and Kirsten Thorpe, ‘Australian Indigenous knowledge and the archives: embracing multiple ways of knowing and keeping’, pp. 27-50

Segomotso Masegonyana Keakopa, ‘Overview of archival and records management developments in the ESARBICA region’, pp. 51-77

Matthew Gordon-Clarke and Simon Shurville, ‘To take up arms against a sea of troubles': finding safe havens for the national archives of low-elevation Pacific islands and nations threatened by climate change’, pp. 78-93

Maryanne Dever, Sally Newman, Ann Vickery, ‘The intimate archive’, pp. 94-137

Volume 38 Number 2 November 2010


Adrian Cunningham, ‘The Government 2.0 Taskforce 2009: recordkeeping issues and opportunities’, pp. 20-36

Kye O'Donnell, ‘Taming digital records with the Warrior Princess: developing a Xena preservation interface for TRIM’, pp. 37-60

Paul Macpherson, ‘Building a better horse and buggy: the privileging of access in reading rooms over online access’, pp. 61-78


Michael Kirby, ‘Australian archives - a subject's perspective’, pp. 79-90

Paul Gardiner, ‘Archives vital to causes of saints’, pp. 91-105

Eric Ketelaar, ‘Launch of The Arrangement and Description of Archives Amid Administrative and Technological Change: Essays and Reflections by and about Peter J Scott, 14 October 2010’, pp. 106-112

Volume 39 Number 1 May 2011


Randel C Jimerson, ‘Ripples across the pond: global implications of the Heiner Affair’, pp. 15-48

Alex Byrne, ‘WikiLeaks and Web 2.0: privacy, security and other things that keep me awake …’, pp. 49-66

Paul Dalgleish, ‘The thorniest area: making collections accessible online while respecting individual and community sensitivies’, pp. 67-84

Mark Brogan and Martin Masek, ‘AE2 Commander: simulation and serious games in the online cultural heritage space’, pp. 85-106

Sue McKemmish, Livia Iacovino, Eric Ketelaar, and Melissa Castan, ‘Resetting relationships: archives and Indigenous human rights in Australia’, pp. 107-144

Narissa Timbery, ‘Archives and Indigenous communities can work together: one Koori's perspective’, pp. 145-178


Sebastian Gurciullo, ‘Edited transcript of an interview with Kevin Lindeberg, 20 December 2010’, pp. 179-195


Kim Eberhard and Colleen McEwen, ‘Development and implementation of the International Council on Archives' Universal Declaration on Archives, 2007–2011’, pp. 196-213

Stephen Yorke, ‘An archivist in Egypt’, pp. 213-223

Volume 39 Number 2 November 2011


Gavan J McCarthy, Alie Smith, and Jens O Zinn, ‘Knowledge and the “risk society”: developing an International Social Science Risk Database (ISSRD)’, pp. 23-42

Anne-Marie Condé, ‘A “gift to the nation”: the diaries and notebooks of CEW Bean’, pp. 43-64

Julie McLeod, Sue Childs, and Rachel Hardiman, ‘Accelerating positive change in electronic records management: headline findings from a major research project’, pp. 65-93

Proscovia Svärd, ‘Transforming public administrations and challenges of information management’, pp. 94-117

Elizabeth Shaffer, ‘Developing an organisational information policy to mitigate the risks posed by social media technologies’, pp. 118-138


Michael Karabinos, ‘Returning to the metropole: the Indonesian National Archives and its changing role at the start of the New Order’, pp. 139-150

Ray Edmondson, ‘The National Film and Sound Archive and Australian Film Commission: the end of the affair’, pp. 151-164

Volume 40 Number 1 March 2012

Guest Editorial

Gavan J McCarthy, Shurlee Swain, and Cate O'Neill, ‘Archives, identity and survivors of out-of-home care', pp. 1-3


Shurlee Swain Nell Musgrove (Australian Catholic University) We are the stories we tell about ourselves: child welfare records and the construction of identity among Australians who, as children, experienced out-of-home “care”’, pp. 4-14

Johanna Sköld, Emma Foberg, and Johanna Hedström, ‘Conflicting or complementing narratives? Interviewees’ stories compared to their documentary records in the Swedish Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse and Neglect in Institutions and Foster Homes’, pp. 15-28

Cate O'Neill, Vlad Selakovic, and Rachel Tropea, ‘Access to records for people who were in out-of-home care: moving beyond ‘third dimension’ archival practice’, pp. 29-41

Margaret Kertesz, Cathy Humphreys, and Cathy Carnovale, ‘Reformulating current recordkeeping practices in out-of-home care: recognising the centrality of the archive’, pp. 42-53

Gavan J McCarthy and Joanne Evans, ‘Principles for archival information services in the public domain’, pp. 54-67

Volume 40 Number 2 July 2012


Coralee Louko, ‘Records guardianship: security and protection in the workplace’, pp. 73-83

Hamisi K Kiyabo and Nathan Mnjama, ‘Managing presidential records and archives in Tanzania’, pp. 84-97


Martin Nakata, ‘Indigenous memory, forgetting and the archives’, pp. 98-105

Volume 40 Number 3 November 2012


Sigrid McCausland, ‘Archives and Manuscripts: a window into Australian archival writing, 1955–2011’, pp. 122-135

Robert VanderBerg, ‘Converging libraries, archives and museums: overcoming distinctions, but for what gain?’, pp. 136-146

Verne Harris, ‘Genres of the trace: memory, archives and trouble’, pp. 147-157

Gabriela Andaur Gómez, ‘Finding facts and constructing memory: the creation and custody of human rights records in South America’, pp. 158-170

Richard Lehane, ‘Documenting sites of creation’, pp. 171-180

Julie Collins, ‘A ‘powerful, creative history’: the reticence of women architects to donate their professional records to archival repositories’, pp. 181-190

Alistair Tough and Paul Lihoma, ‘The development of recordkeeping systems in the British Empire and Commonwealth, 1870s–1960s’, pp. 191-216


Christine Yeats and Alan Ventress, ‘Third party digitisation at State Records New South Wales: a positive approach in a time of change’, pp. 217-222

Volume 41 Number 1 March 2013


Cassie Findlay, ‘People, records and power: what archives can learn from WikiLeaks’, pp. 7-22

James Lowry, ‘Freedom of information and government records in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania’, pp. 23-32

Julia Cianci, ‘Can archival science add value to chemical compound library management?’, pp. 33-43

Jessie Lymn, ‘The zine anthology as archive: archival genres and practices’, pp. 44-57

Mark Brogan, Martin Masek, ‘E-learning with docugames: AE2 Commander’, pp. 58-68


Alan Ventress, ‘Support by the New South Wales Government for the Archives Authority of New South Wales 1960–98 and State Records New South Wales 1999–2012’, pp. 69-76

Volume 41 Number 2 July 2013


Margaret Henderson, ‘Archiving the feminist self: reflections on the personal papers of Merle Thornton’, pp. 91-104

Jinfang Niu, ‘Provenance: crossing boundaries’, pp. 105-115

Melissa Dowling, Michael Jones, Cathy Humphreys, Gavan McCarthy, Cate O’Neill, and Rachel Tropea, ‘An educative intervention: assisting in the self-assessment of archival practice in 12 community service organisations’, pp. 116-128

Belinda Battley, ‘Finding aids in context: using Records Continuum and Diffusion of Innovations models to interpret descriptive choices’, pp. 129-145

Lara Mancuso, ‘Archival appraisal in Brazil’, pp. 146-159

Volume 41 Number 3 November 2013


Maryanne Dever, ‘Provocations on the pleasures of archived paper’, pp. 173-182

Pauline Joseph, Michael Gregg, and Sally May, ‘Digitisation of the WA Welcome Wall collection: a case study’, pp. 183-202

Jinfang Niu, ‘Recordkeeping metadata and archival description: a revisit’, pp. 203-215

Volume 42 Number 1 March 2014

Guest Editorial

Natalie Pang, Kai Khiun Liew, and Brenda Chan, ‘Participatory archives in a world of ubiquitous media’, pp. 1-4


Joanne Evans, ‘Designing dynamic descriptive frameworks’, pp. 5-18

Lisa Cianci and Stefan Schutt, ‘Keepers of Ghosts: old signs, new media and the age of archival flux’, pp. 19-32

Jessica Bushey, ‘Convergence, connectivity, ephemeral and performed: new characteristics of digital photographs’, pp. 33-47

Sven J Norris, Michael JK Walsh, and Thomas A Kaffenberger, ‘Visualising Famagusta: interdisciplinary approaches to the study of the Orthodox Cathedral of Saint George of the Greeks in Famagusta, Cyprus’, pp. 48-60

Shigeo Sugimoto, ‘Digital archives and metadata as critical infrastructure to keep community memory safe for the future – lessons from Japanese activities’, pp. 61-72

Michelle Caswell and Samip Mallick, ‘Collecting the easily missed stories: digital participatory microhistory and the South Asian American Digital Archive’, pp. 73-86


Natalie Pang and Liew Kai Khiun, ‘Archiving the wild, the wild archivist: Bukit Brown Cemetery and Singapore’s emerging “docu-tivists”’, p. 87-97

Volume 42 Number 2 July 2014

Guest Editorial

Kate Cumming, Cassie Findlay, Anne Picot, and Barbara Reed, ‘Reinventing archival methods’, pp. 117-122


Barbara Reed ‘Reinventing access’, pp. 123-132

Kate Cumming and Anne Picot (University of Sydney Archives, Australia) Reinventing appraisal’, pp. 133-145


Xiaomi An, Hepu Deng, and Bin Zhang, ‘Reinventing the concept of the state archival fond in China’, pp. 146-150

Luke Bacon, ‘A sea of kites: pushing access to archives with progressive enhancement’, pp. 151-154

Belinda Battley, Elizabeth Daniels, Gregory Rolan, ‘Archives as multifaceted narratives: linking the “touchstones” of community memory’, pp. 155-157

Nicole Convery, ‘From reactive to proactive appraisal’, pp. 158-160

Mark Crookston, ‘Reinventing archival methods: am I part of the problem or part of the solution?’, pp. 161-164

Adrian Cunningham, ‘Eternity revisited: in pursuit of a national documentation strategy and a national archival system’, pp. 165-170

Katrina Dean, ‘Digitising the modern archive’, pp. 171-174

Joanne Evans, ‘Reflections on the promise and pitfalls in reinventing recordkeeping metadata’, pp. 175-177

Cassie Findlay, ‘Full docs or it didn't happen’, pp. 178-180

Antony Funnell, ‘Give me a serve of data with that’, pp. 181-183

Michael Jones, ‘Contrapuntal archival methods’, pp. 184-186

Richard Lehane, ‘Building an integrated digital archives (Part II)’, pp. 187-189

Charlotte Maday and Magalie Moysan, ‘Records management for scientific data’, pp. 190-192

Julie McLeod, ‘Reinventing archival methods: reconceptualising electronic records management as a wicked problem’, pp. 193-196

Adelaide Parr, ‘In an interconnected world – why do we think in functions’, pp. 197-199

Barbara Reed, ‘Rethinking approaches to recordkeeping metadata’, pp. 200-203

Sonya Sherman, ‘People telling stories’, pp. 204-208

Tim Sherratt, ‘Contexts, connections, access: the glorious possibilities of getting it all wrong’, pp. 209-210

Kirsten Thorpe, ‘Indigenous records: connecting, critiquing and diversifying collections’, pp. 211-214

Andrew Waugh, ‘Email – a bellwether records system’, pp. 215-218

Kirsten Wright, ‘Broadening the record and expanding the archives’, pp. 219-221

Volume 42 Number 3 November 2014

Guest Editorial

Maryanne Dever and Linda Morra, ‘Literary archives, materiality and the digital’, pp. 223-226


Kate Eichhorn, ‘Beyond digitisation: a case study of three contemporary feminist collections’, pp. 227-237

Ala Rekrut, ‘Matters of substance: materiality and meaning in historical records and their digital images’, pp. 238-247

Hannah McGregor, ‘Remediation as reading: digitising The Western Home Monthly’, pp. 248-257

Mark Byron, ‘Bathtub philology: Ezra Pound’s annotative realism’, pp. 258-269

Katherine Biber, ‘In Jimmy Governor’s archive’, pp. 270-281

Maryanne Dever, ‘Photographs and manuscripts: working in the archive’, pp. 282-294


David C Sutton, ‘The destinies of literary manuscripts, past, present and future’, pp. 295-300

Volume 43 Number 1 March 2015


Kim Eberhard, ‘Unresolved issues: recordkeeping recommendations arising from Australian commissions of inquiry into the welfare of children in out-of-home care, 1997–2012’, pp. 4-17

Lisa J Sisco, ‘Braille preservation: recognising and respecting archival materials produced by and for the blind’, pp. 18-28

Livia Iacovino, ‘Shaping and reshaping cultural identity and memory: maximising human rights through a participatory archive’, pp. 29-41

Gregory Rolan, ‘Towards Archive 2.0: issues in archival systems interoperability’, pp. 42-60

Jinfang Niu, ‘ Original order in the digital world’, pp. 61-72

Volume 43 Number 2 July 2015


Shadrack Katuu, ‘The development of archives and records management education and training in Africa – challenges and opportunities’, pp. 96-119

Jinfang Niu, ‘Transforming archival education’, pp. 120-130

Brendan Luyt and Natalie Pang, ‘For the record: document and record sensibilities of art conservators in the Philippines’, pp. 131-146

Volume 43 Number 3 November 2015


Viviane Hessami, 'Recordkeeping issues arising from the public hearings of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse', pp. 155-165

Julia Kastenhofer, 'The logic of archival authenticity: ISO 15489 and the varieties of forgeries in archives', pp. 166-180

Gillian Oliver & Fiorella Foscarini, 'The value of international standards for records management: perspectives from education and training', pp. 181-193

Volume 44 Number 1 March 2016


Julie McIntyre, 'Blank pages, brief notes and ethical double-binds: micro digitisation and the ‘infinite archive’, pp. 2-13

Isabel Taylor, 'The German appraisal discussion since 1990: an overview', pp. 14-23

Mpho Ngoepe & Amos Saurombe, 'Provisions for managing and preserving records created in networked environments in the archival legislative frameworks of selected member states of the Southern African Development Community', pp. 24-41

Volume 44 Number 2 July 2016


Maxwell Narh Akuffo & Musah Adams, 'Records management practices in ecumenical tertiary institutions: the Trinity Theological Seminary in focus', pp. 61-72

Jinfang Niu, 'Organisation and description of datasets', pp. 73-85

Zhiying Lian, 'Factors influencing the integration of digital archival resources: a constructivist grounded theory approach', pp. 86-102