Bruce Smith

Ian Maclean Award 2004

Topic: Improving the knowledge base upon which acquisition decisions can be made in business archives to help identify which types of records should be targeted for collection

Biographical note

A major driver of the website Guide to Australian Business Records, Bruce Smith is also an active professional member and past treasurer of the Australian Society of Archivists. He has lectured in Archives and Records Management at the RMIT in Melbourne since 1995. He is a member of the International Council on Archives (ICA) and has also been on the ICA’s steering committee of Business and Labour Archives since 2000.

Outcome

Bruce Smith's research improved the knowledge base upon which acquisition decisions can be made in business archives and helped identify which types of records should be targeted for collection.

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