Melvin Defleur's Information Communication Model: Its Application to Archives Administration

  • Henry N Kemoni Faculty of Information Sciences, Department of Archives and Records Management, Moi University, P. O. Box 3900, Eldoret, Kenya.


The paper discusses Melvin Defleur's information communication model and its application to archives administration. It provides relevant examples in which archives administration functions involve the communication process. Specific model elements and their application in archives administration are highlighted. The paper concludes by emphasising the need for archivists to be conversant with information communication models in order to provide efficient and effective archives administration services.

Afr. J. Lib. Arch. & Inf. Sc. Vol.14(2) 2004: 167-175

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