Digitisation and Democratisation of Legislative Archives: User Engagement and Information Access
Written on October, 2023
The digitisation of legislative archives marks a pivotal evolution in the accessibility of governmental information, heralding a new epoch of research, public policy, and democratic engagement. This transformation from physical to digital records has radically broadened the scope of access and utility, fostering an intricate relationship between archival institutions and a diverse array of users. The subsequent analysis presents a nuanced understanding of the internal and external user groups frequenting digital legislative archives, their specific demands, and the broader implications for the archival field and democratic society.