volume 65, issue 1/2, P84-92 2016
DOI: 10.1108/lr-08-2015-0082
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John Abdul Kargbo

Abstract: Purpose – This paper aims to, invariably, critically look at primary records, their origins, categorization, uses and what the future holds for them, amid changing times. From the cradle of civilization, people have been using varied ways to record, store and distribute information. Years back, people kept their records on such materials as wax, papyrus, leather, clay, parchment, paper and wood. But recent technological developments have brought about different formats which in …

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