Metric contribution in the Archival Science or Archive Administration: Archivometrics Articles uri icon

publication date

  • June 2017

start page

  • 25

end page

  • 32

issue

  • 1

volume

  • 11

international standard serial number (ISSN)

  • 1981-1640

abstract

  • This work covers the fundamentals of Archivometrics, a metric specialty that uses mathematics and statistics to study archives which evaluates the various aspects of the archive environment, such as the management of documents, the administrative management, the study of users, among others, using as methodology the literature review and characterized as an exploratory and descriptive study. It presents the studies that led to Archivometrics and others which underpin its applicability, describing the methods and techniques used, also demonstrating the importance of this metric for the management of documents and archival resources, as well as contributing to their visibility and the satisfaction of its users. As a result, this work exposes the contribution of these studies in theoretical, practical and methodological terms that shift to the consolidation and development of this metric specialty.