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Audits and Evaluations

Condition of Archival Records in Federal Institutions (CARFI)
Final Report

May 31, 2007

Prepared by:
CARFI Working Group
Recordkeeping Innovations
Government Records Branch
Library and Archives Canada

File No: 1135-C92

Table of Contents

Executive Summary
Appendix 1: Terms of Reference

  1. Introduction and Background
  2. Findings
  3. Issues and Recommendations



Annex A - Assessment of the Condition of Archival Records in Federal Institutions

Annex B - Advisory Group Terms of Reference

Annex C - Sample for the CARFI Survey

Annex D - List of Problematic RDAs dropped from the Sample

Annex E - CARFI Surveys completed

Annex F - CARFI Survey Results - Response Rate by Characteristics of Authorities

Annex G - CARFI Survey Questions and Results

Annex H - Risk Factors

Annex I - Post-Survey Evaluation Form and Summary of Responses