Zaenudin, archivist from UGM, is named the best archivist during the Archiving Paper Writing 2016 organised by the National Archives (ANRI) for the category of human resource in government and private institutions, as well as state and regionally owned enterprises. The second winner is also from UGM, Kurniatun, A. Md., S.I.P., in the same category.
With the theme Good Archiving, Maintaining Our Memory, the event attracts up to 89 papers.
Zaenudin in his writings explained the good archiving and good memory. He has the idea how to make better archiving based on religious grounds. He saw that during this time archiving is done more on legal formal basis. Zaenudin said that he “trying to give an alternative through morale, which is religious teaching approach,” he said.
Zaenudin pointed out the Islamic teaching in taking notes of debts transaction, of which he widened the scope to any kind of note taking, including archiving.
“The note taking we make is to help our limited memory,” said Zaenudin.
According to Zaenudin, the limited human memory requires them to have external help tool to record or take notes. One of these is by archiving. “Archiving should take note of the actual activity.”