A study of the functions of colleges and universities, Varsity Letters is intended to aid those responsible for the documentation of these institutions. The seven functions examined are: to confer credentials, convey knowledge, foster socialization, conduct research, sustain the institution, provide public service, and promote culture. The functional approach provides the means to achieve a comprehensive understanding of an institution and its documentation: a knowledge of what is to be documented and the problems of gathering the desired documentation. Samuels offers specific advice about the records of modern colleges and universities and proposes a method to ensure their adequate documentation. She also offers a method to analyze and plan the preservation of records for any type of institution.Facilities managementa#39;includes routine cleaning, structural and mechanical repairs, and planned preventive maintenance. A legacy of aging buildings, the rapid increase in the number of buildings, poor construction techniques and materials, anbsp;...
|Author||:||Helen Willa Samuels|
|Publisher||:||Scarecrow Press - 1998-05-07|