Q: What is an archive?
A: An archive is a place that collects things. Process of collecting things is very important.
AN ORGANIZED COLLECTION OF DATA
- metadata (Titles, captioning, descriptions, tagging)
- Audience: Researchers
- Worldcat subject headings: The largest online bibliography that exists.
- Expository writing: description (disspassionate, objective language, level of detail is not set in stone)