Starting or Strengthening a Drug Bulletin - A Practical Manual
(2005; 165 pages) View the PDF document
Table of Contents
View the documentPreface
View the documentHow the manual was produced
View the documentAbout ISDB
View the documentExecutive summary
Open this folder and view contents1. Introduction
Open this folder and view contents2. Rational use of medicines
Open this folder and view contents3. What are drug bulletins?
Open this folder and view contents4. Defining aims, target and type of bulletin
Open this folder and view contents5. Planning resources
Open this folder and view contents6. Planning bulletin production: schedules and timing
Open this folder and view contents7. The editorial process
Open this folder and view contents8. Reviewing a new drug: is it a therapeutic advance?
Open this folder and view contentsAnnexe to Chapter 8: Evaluating harm
Open this folder and view contents9. Design and production
Open this folder and view contents10. Dissemination
Open this folder and view contents11. Organizational and legal issues
Open this folder and view contents12. Evaluating quality and usefulness
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Close this folder14. Keeping records and creating a memory
View the document14.1 Why keep records?
View the document14.2 What to keep and record?
View the document14.3 Creating an organizational memory
View the document14.4 How to start an archive
View the document14.5 Further reading
Open this folder and view contentsAppendix: Electronic sources of information
 

14.4 How to start an archive

When starting your bulletin and its archive you should take the following steps:

• gain support for keeping an archive and the methods for creating it from the bulletin's management, editorial board and advisory board;

• prepare a list of the documents and files which are of value to save in an archive. Include in this list the different media in which these documents are preserved (paper, analogue, digital), and set up procedures for their intellectual and physical management;

• raise awareness and provide information for authors, editors and reviewers to encourage them to appreciate the archive;

• encourage them to use the archive in their work.

 

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