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Support Services to Archives

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Support Services to Archives 2018-05-15T09:11:33+00:00

Public Administration Archives in the Autonomous Region of Madeira (RAM)

  1. The technical support provided by Madeira’s Regional Archive and Pubic Library (ABM) to the institutions and services of the public administration in RAM occurs essentially on the following different types of interventions:
  2. Preparation and approval (with ABM’s prior assent) of Evaluation Reports on Accumulation of Documents – by assessing the documentation produced by extinct entities or object of successive restructuring procedures.
  3. Preparation, approval and execution (with ABM’s prior assent) of structured format tables for document’s selection, integrated in the General Management Regulations of Documents – establishing the preservation periods for active and semi-active documentation, as well as defining their final destination (permanent preservation or disposal).
  4. Advisory opinions on document’s disposal.
  5. Preparation, reform and implementation of classification schemes – optimizing resources and modernizing the administrative policy/practice.
  6. To issue its opinion on the deposit’s areas/storage conditions and collections.

To request technical support and institutional book loans:

Please contact the Direction of ABM: abm.sretc@madeira.gov.pt

Private holders of historical documentation

Collaboration with persons and private entities holders of historical documentation covers essentially the following interventions:

  1. Support on the evaluation and selection of documents.
  2. Organization and description of the documents.
  3. To issue its opinion on the deposit’s areas/storage conditions and collections.

This collaboration is conducted according with the following criteria:

  1. Recognized Historical and Cultural relevance of the fund or collection;
  2. The private entity or individual’s initiative and ability of organizing on their own, the necessary resources and procedures for the preservation and promotion of documentary heritage/collection;
  3. When the documents object of technical support may enhance ABM’s general collection
  4. Possibility of profitability and recognition of the work developed;
  5. The importance of carrying on works initiated by prior ABM’s directions.

To request technical support and institutional book loans:

Please contact the Direction of ABM: abm.sretc@madeira.gov.pt

Archivist Technical Documents

ABM suggests the consultation of the Torre do Tombo’s institutional page, where it’s possible to find many useful research/reference instruments for the accomplishment of the above mentioned above.

Legislation on document’s Management published in the Madeira

Regional Legislative Decree n.º 26/99/M, of August 27th – it regulates the management of documents held by the different governmental services of the Autonomous Region of Madeira and other departments under its supervision.

Order no. 182/99, of October 26th – it regulates the document’s instrument of Delivery and Acceptance and the consignment note for the archive, as referred in article 9, paragraph 2, as well as the model of document’s auto-elimination, as mentioned in number 2 of article 11, both of Regional Legislative Decree no. 26/99 /M, of August 27.

Regional Legislative Decree n.º 17/2001/M, of June 29th – it establishes the system for the creation of intermediate archives to be implemented in governmental services of the Autonomous Region of Madeira and other departments under its supervision.