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Creating and Managing Digital Collection at National Archives of Bangladesh: A Developing Country Perspective
  DOI :  10.2352/issn.2168-3204.2009.6.1.art00041  Published OnlineJanuary 2009
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Bangladesh emerged as an independent country in 1971. After the emergence of Bangladesh the government of Bangladesh established National Archives of Bangladesh. A national archive is a topmost national institute of every nation. It is a distinct type of government owned and managed institute organized to serve the interest of the nation. Its resources are usually planned to cover the inter output of the nations record of culture, wisdom and experience, both retrospective and current as well as the representative graphic records of world culture and experience. The prime purpose of the study is to present the current status of National Archives of Bangladesh, its existing services and current preservation practices. The author also shows the ways to create and manage digital collection on the basis of cost effective system available in the market. Finally an attempt has been made to identify the constraints that impede the gradual development of National Archive of Bangladesh and some recommendation has been given to overcome the problems.

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Nafiz Zaman Shuva, "Creating and Managing Digital Collection at National Archives of Bangladesh: A Developing Country Perspectivein Proc. IS&T Archiving 2009,  2009,  pp 192 - 196,  https://doi.org/10.2352/issn.2168-3204.2009.6.1.art00041

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