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- An archivist who has successfully met all criteria for membership in the Academy of Certified Archivists (ACA)
Note: Certified Archivists demonstrate expertise and knowledge of the seven aspects of professional archival practice as defined in the ACA Role Delineation Statement. The professional areas covered in the written examination are: (1) selection, appraisal, and acquisition; (2) arrangement and description; (3) reference, service, and access; (4) preservation and protection; (5) outreach, advocacy, and promotion; (6) program management; and (7) professional, legal, and ethical responsibilities of the archivist. Once accepted into full membership in the academy through examination, the certified archivist, or CA, must renew the professional credential every five years either by demonstration of continual professional growth and education or by reexamination.
See also archivist.
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- archivist, CA, CRM, CRM (Certified Records Manager), description