The consideration of the question of the appropriate level and type of education and training for professional archivists is not an issue new to archival literature nor to the agendas of meetings of archival organizations. Articles published in national and regional journals and papers presented at national and regional gatherings have addressed this question many times over the years, but as yet no definite and bonding answers or agenda for action have emerged.
Cain, Virginia J.H.; Delaries, Anita K.; Alsobrook, David E.; and Paton, Christopher Ann,
"Archives by Degree: Personal Perspectives on Academic Preparation for the Archival Profession,"
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