• Introduction
  • Executive summary
  • Part 1 : The organisation of the archival sector in Europe
  • 1a: Archives and the European Institutions
  • 1b: Public archive services in the 25 Member States of the European Union
  • 1c: Archive services as part of public administration: interrelations and co-operation
  • 1d: Private archives
  • Part 2 : Access to archives: institutional, technical and professional aspects
  • 2a: EU and national legislation relevant to management and access to documents and archives
  • 2b: Finding aids and description of documents and archives
  • 2c: Access on-line to documents and archives and new research tools
  • 2d: Internet Gateway to documents and archives in Europe and European networking projects
  • 2e: Practical aspects of access: reading room standards
  • 2f: Appraisal and selection of documents
  • 2g: Document and archives management
  • Part 3: The role of the archivist in the 21st century, training, ecognition of diplomas
  • 3a: The role of the archivist as the guardian of the memory of society
  • 3b: The archivist as provider of authentic information and his relations with the public: promoting more democracy, accountability and good governance
  • 3c: Archival training with particular emphasis on future needs
  • 3d: Recognition of archival diplomas throughout Europe
  • Part 4: Preservation and damage prevention to archives in Europe
  • 4a: Measures to prevent damage to archives by natural and other catastrophes
  • 4b: Preservation and restoration of documents and archives
  • 4c: Archive purpose buildings: standards and specifications at the national and European level
  • Part 5: Electronic archives
  • 5a: Authenticity and long-term preservation of electronic documents and archives
  • 5b: Interdisciplinary co-operation on electronic documents and archives: DLM Forum, norms, best practices
  • Part 6: Action plan e-Europe and other relevant activities at the European level
  • Part 7: Audiovisual archives
  • Part 8: Annexes
  • 1: List of national expe