Geoffrey Yeo: Recent Journal Articles and Book Chapters

  • 'Archival Description in the Era of Digital Abundance', Comma, forthcoming
  • (with Elizabeth Shepherd and Andrew Flinn), 'Education in Records and Archives Management: a view from London', in J. Lowry and J. Wamukoya (eds.), Integrity in Government through Records Management: essays in honour of Anne Thurston, forthcoming
  • 'Trust and Context in Cyberspace', Archives and Records: The Journal of the Archives and Records Association, vol.34 no.2 (2013), pp.214-34 [Full text]
  • 'Bringing Things Together: aggregate records in a digital age', Archivaria, no.74 (2012), pp.43-91
  • 'The Conceptual Fonds and the Physical Collection', Archivaria, no.73 (2012), pp.43-80
  • 'Rising to the Level of a Record? Some thoughts on records and documents', Records Management Journal, vol.21 no.1 (2011), pp.8-27
  • 'Falando sobre Diferença: percepções sobre unicidade e identidade nos arquivos', Arquivo & Administração, vol.10 no.1 (2011), pp.5-11
  • 'Representing the Act: records and speech act theory', Journal of the Society of Archivists, vol.31 no.2 (2010), pp.95-117
  • "Nothing Is the Same as Something Else": significant properties and notions of identity and originality', Archival Science, vol.10 no.2 (2010), pp.85-116 [Full text pre-print]
  • 'Debates about Description', in T. Eastwood and H. MacNeil (eds.), Currents of Archival Thinking (2010), pp.89-114
  • 'Custodial History, Provenance, and the Description of Personal Records', Libraries and the Cultural Record vol.44 no.1 (2009), pp.50-64
  • (with Erica Ander), '"My First Professional Post": students’ expectations of the job market in archives and records management in the United Kingdom', Journal of the Society of Archivists vol.29 no.2 (2008), pp.171-91
  • 'Concepts of Record (2): prototypes and boundary objects', American Archivist vol.71 no.1 (2008), pp.118-43 [Full text]
  • 'Concepts of Record (1): evidence, information, and persistent representations', American Archivist vol.70 no.2 (2007), pp.315-43 [Full text]
  • 'Understanding Users and Use: a market segmentation approach', Journal of the Society of Archivists vol.26 no.1 (2005), pp.25-53
  • (with Anna Sexton, Chris Turner and Susan Hockey), 'User Feedback: testing the LEADERS demonstrator application', Journal of the Society of Archivists vol.25 no.2 (2004), pp.189-208
  • (with Anna Sexton, Chris Turner and Susan Hockey), 'Understanding Users: a prerequisite for developing new technologies', Journal of the Society of Archivists vol.25 no.1 (2004), pp.33-49
  • (with Anna Sexton, Chris Turner and Susan Hockey), 'TEI, EAD and Integrated User Access to Archives: towards a generic toolset', in J. Anderson, A. Dunning and M. Fraser (eds.), DRH 2001 and 2002: Selected papers from the Digital Resources in the Humanities Conferences … (2003), pp.243-262

Geoffrey Yeo: Recent Books

  • Lynn Coleman, Victoria L. Lemieux, Rod Stone and Geoffrey Yeo, editors, Managing Records in Global Financial Markets: ensuring compliance and mitigating risk (London, 2011)
  • Elizabeth Shepherd and Geoffrey Yeo, Managing Records: a handbook of principles and practice (London, 2003)

Geoffrey Yeo: Recent Conference Papers and Presentations

  • Constructing digital orders: evolving priorities for responding creatively to user needs and technological change, Annual Conference of the Archives and Records Association of the United Kingdom and Ireland, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, August 2014
  • (with Kenneth Thibodeau and Victoria Lemieux), Boundaries, record aggregations and contextual relationships: meeting needs of different user communities in the archives of the future, Association of Canadian Archivists 39th Annual Conference, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, June 2014
  • Processing and describing archives in the digital era: challenges and opportunities, Conference of the International Council on Archives Section on University and Research Institution Archives, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, Barbados, June 2013
  • Archival description in the era of digital abundance, 6th Norske Arkivmøte, Ålesund, Norway, April 2013
  • Trust in cyberspace, Exploratory Workshop, Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, September 2012
  • Archival arrangement and original order: are they outmoded in the digital age?, XVII Congresso Brasileiro de Arquivologia, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 2012
  • Educating archivists and records managers in the UK: a historical perspective, Arkivakademiets 20-årsjubileum, Oslo, Norway, May 2012
  • Records classification, archival arrangement and the third order of order, Norsk Arkivråd, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, Oslo, Norway, May 2012
  • Archival arrangement: multiple orderings of the record, Association of Canadian Archivists 36th Annual Conference, Toronto, Canada, June 2011
  • Rethinking ideas about the record, Western Washington University, Bellingham, USA, December 2010
  • Speech act theory and concepts of the record, SLAIS Colloquium, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, November 2010 [Webcast] [Webcast also available here]
  • Telling the difference: perceptions of uniqueness and identity in archives, XVI Congresso Brasileiro de Arquivologia, São Paulo, Brazil, August 2010 [Full text]
  • Questions of identity? Significant properties and boundary objects, FARMER/NAET Conference on Archives, Records and Identities, Oxford, England, July 2010
  • (with Victoria Lemieux and Heather MacNeil), Toppling giants? Can visual analytics replace traditional approaches to archival description?, Association of Canadian Archivists 35th Annual Conference, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, June 2010
  • (with Victoria Lemieux), Envisioning archival description, 8th European Conference on Digital Archiving, Geneva, Switzerland, April 2010
  • Educating for the digital domain: some issues for archival educators, contributed to panel session at the 8th European Conference on Digital Archiving, Geneva, Switzerland, April 2010 [Full text]
  • Describing archives in their totality? Thoughts on the construction of the finding aid in the age of Web 2.0, Archives 2.0 Conference, Manchester, England, March 2009
  • The role of the archivist in document management and records management, Congreso de Archivos Municipales Españoles, Lugo, Spain, November 2008
  • New approaches to archival description, Welsh Libraries, Museums and Archives Conference, Llandrindod Wells, Wales, May 2008 [PowerPoint presentation]
  • Records and representations, Conference on the Philosophy of the Archive, Edinburgh, Scotland, April 2008 [Full text] [Full text also available here]
  • (with Erica Ander), Student expectations of the UK job market in archives and records management, King’s College London, February 2008
  • Where lies the fonds? Custodial history and the description of personal records, Third International Conference on the History of Records and Archives, Boston, Mass., USA, September 2007
  • Users, information technology and standardised description in a non-standardised world, ARMREN workshop, UCL, June 2007 [PowerPoint presentation]

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