establish and maintain standards of archival practice and professional conduct amongst archivists, including standards of archival qualifications and professional training
encourage the responsible use of archives including cooperating with other organisations and groups with common interests and concerns
encourage communication and cooperation amongst archivists, their institutions and the users of archives
publish and disseminate information relevant to the archival profession.
Commonwealth Association for Public Administration and Management (CAPAM)
Suite 402-1075 Bay Street
M5S 2B1, Canada
Tel: +1 416 920 3337
Fax: +1 416 920 6574
The aim of CAPAM is to enhance Commonwealth co-operation in improving managerial competence and achieving organisational excellence in government. CAPAM exchanges experiences on new developments and innovations in management in governments by building networks among elected and senior officials, academics and non-governmental organisations. CAPAM provides rapid access to information on best practices in government administration.
Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR)
1755 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W. Suite 500
Washington, DC 20036 US
Tel: +1 202 939 4750
Fax: +1 202 939 4765
The Council on Library and Information Resources is an organisation that fosters collaboration between educational institutions and other non-profit organisations in order to meet the challenges, identify roles and responsibilities and make recommendations relating to the preservation of digital information, covering many types of ‘digital objects’. CLIR’s six areas of interest are preservation awareness, digital libraries, leadership, economics of information, resources for scholarship and international developments.
European Commission on Preservation and Access (ECPA)
PO Box 19121
1000 GC Amsterdam
Tel: +31 20 551 08 39
Fax: +31 20 620 49 41