These advances bring with them technical issues, such as the migration to new software as technology expands.
The Richmond records displayed in the photograph all fit onto the reel and disk shown, greatly reducing the amount of storage space needed for records.
Continuing education and professional development play a major role in the life of an archivist.
Emerging technologies and methodologies require considerable attention and training.
Professional meetings and workshops allow for the sharing of ideas and experiences, while creating a network of contacts that strengthen the archival profession.