This is a supporting section to other sections. The function of the Technical Service Section is to conserve and restore archival materials that are deteriorating. This section has also a role on the Management of electronic records in the Public Service.
As part from conservation and document repairing the section does the following:
1.Maintain full physical and intellectual control of the documents in accordance with the principles of provenance and original order;
2.Provide safe conditions for the documents and ensure proper standards of care in their handling;
3.Make copies available for consultation where the originals could otherwise be at risk and by conserving those that are damaged or otherwise in need of repair;
4.Reformatting images of fragile paper records onto microfilm and digital media for effective long-term storage of archival holdings; and
5.Photocopy production services