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Belarusian Research Centre for Electronic Records


Developments

Normative documents:

  • The State Standard of the Republic of Belarus (STB) 1221-2000 "Electronic records. Rules of creation, use, and preservation" (effective from September 1, 2000)
  • Standard regulations for agency electronic records archives (adopted by resolution of the Committee for Archives and Records Management of the Republic of Belarus No 5 of April 29, 2004)
  • Instruction "On the frequency of making backup copies of information resources and the procedure of their transfer to the state archives for permanent preservation" (adopted by resolution of the Committee for Archives and Records Management of the Republic of Belarus No 12 of March 24, 2000)
  • Instruction on appraisal of electronic records and information systems and their transfer to the state archives for permanent preservation (adopted by resolution of the Committee for Archives and Records Management of the Republic of Belarus No 3 of March 23, 2005)
  • Methodical recommendations concerning the preparation and transfer of archival documents for digitization, the inventory and preservation of digital copies (confirmed by order of the Director of the Department for Archives and Records Management of the Republic of Belarus No 38 of November 25, 2008)
  • Methodical recommendations for work with electronic records in internal departments (confirmed by protocol of the Central Expert Commission of the Department for Archives and Records Management of the Republic of Belarus No 5 of December 9, 2009)

Procedural documents:

  • Methodical recommendations "Preservation of electronic records" (adopted by the Committee for Archives and Records Management of the Republic of Belarus on December 24, 1998)
  • Methodical recommendations for using normative and legal acts in providing preservation of electronic records (adopted by the Committee for Archives and Records Management of the Republic of Belarus on December 27, 2000)
  • Methodical recommendations for conducting an appraisal of electronic records and providing for their transfer to the state archives for preservation (adopted by the Committee for Archives and Records Management of the Republic of Belarus on February 15, 2001)
  • Concept for digitization of records included in the National Archival Holdings of the Republic of Belarus (adopted by order of the Committee for Archives and Records Management of the Republic of Belarus No 45 of October 29, 2001)
  • Methodical recommendations on descriptive metadata to electronic records transferred to the state archives for preservation (adopted by order of the Committee for Archives and Records Management of the Republic of Belarus No 36 of October 18, 2002)
  • Methodical recommendations for transferring electronic records from an agency subdivision to an agency archive (confirmed by protocol of the Central Expert Commission of the Committee for Archives and Records Management of the Republic of Belarus No 1 of January 29, 2003)
  • Regulations for work in the electronic records archive (adopted by order of the Committee for Archives and Records Management of the Republic of Belarus No 28 of July 28, 2003)
  • Methodical recommendations for maintenance and preservation of electronic records in various institutions (confirmed by protocol of the Central Expert Commission of the Committee for Archives and Records Management of the Republic of Belarus No 4 of December 17, 2004)

Information systems:

  • Website "Archives of Belarus" (maintained by BelNITsED since 1999)
  • Rehabilitated Persons Database (2002)
  • Holdings Catalogue Program Package (2002)
  • State Heraldry Register Automated Information System (2005)
  • CD-ROM Information System "Niasvizh, Cultural Centre of Europe and National Monument", in Belarusian and English (created in 2005 at the request of  the National Commission of the Republic of Belarus for UNESCO)
  • CD-ROM electronic map-scheme of the places of forced detention located in the territory of Belarus during the Second World War, including some reference material (developed in 2005 at the request of the Belarusian Fund "Understanding and Reconciliation")
  • CD-ROM Information System "Belarus and its Place Among the Nations: Facts and Documents on Foreign Affairs in the 20th Century" (created in 2008 at the request of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus, in Russian and Belarusian)
  • Informational CD "The Documentary Heritage of the Radziwill Family: Inventories of the Nesvizh Library and Museum Collections", containing exemplars from the archive and library collections of the magnate family of Radziwill (created in 2009 by an international teamwork of experts under BelNITsED's coordination as part of the UNESCO International Project for the Virtual Reconstruction of the Radziwills' Documentary Heritage and Nesvizh Library Collection)
  • Informational CD "The Documentary Heritage of Rzeczpospolita" (created in 2009 by an international teamwork of experts under BelNITsED's coordination as part of the UNESCO International Project for the Virtual Reconstruction of the Radziwills' Documentary Heritage and Nesvizh Library Collection)
  • State Archives Unified Automated Information System (AIS Archive) for documents acquisition, inventory, use, preservation, the compilation and maintenance of finding aids in state archives of the Republic of Belarus (2009)

Province Atlas Directory Geographic Information Systems (GIS) on CD-ROM:

  • "Minsk Province in the late 18th, mid-19th, and early 20th centuries" (2003)
  • "Belarusian districts in Vilnius Province, mid-19th century" (2004)
  • "Belarusian districts in Grodno Province, mid-19th century" (2005)
  • "Mogilev Province, early 20th century" (2006)
  • "Vitebsk Province, early 20th century" (2007)
Announcements
13 January 2020
BelNIIDAD holds a workshop, Records Preservation in an Institution: Selection of Records for Preservation and Destruction More >>
New on the site
21 January 2020
The website presents new online exhibition of documents “The Life and Work of People’s Writer of Belarus Vasil Bykau” More >>
Archival news
24 January 2020
The Department for Archives and Records Management of the Justice Ministry held an extended board meeting More >>
22 January 2020
WWII veteran Vasily Deikun, whose personal papers are held at the Local State Archives in Rechitsa, celebrated his 100 years More >>
16 January 2020
A new Unified System of Administrative Documentation has been approved and released for use More >>
14 January 2020
Belarus Cinema and Photo Archive and internet-portal TUT.by present the next issue of joint project “These are We” More >>
30 December 2019
BelNIIDAD released guidelines on selection of automated records management systems More >>
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