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Wednesday, 21st November 2012

Towards the Recording of Every Casualty: Analysis and Policy Recommendations from a Study of 40 Casualty Recorders

Source: Oxford Research Group (UK)

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Many violent deaths from conflict around the world are either poorly recorded or not recorded at all. This policy paper argues that comprehensive recording of the deaths of individuals from armed conflict can and should be done. The paper demonstrates this from the results of detailed research by Oxford Research Group (ORG) into the work of forty organisations and individuals who record the casualties of different conflicts across the globe. This research has also identified steps that can be taken now to improve the state of casualty recording worldwide (see the ‘Summary of Recommendations’ on the next page). The research is the largest study of casualty recording practice ever carried out, to our knowledge. This paper sets out issues that must be taken into account in order to develop effective policy around casualty recording, according to the evidence produced by this research.

+ Direct link to document (PDF; 2.2 MB)

+ Links to collection of practice papers, Good Practice in Conflict Casualty Recording, via this page


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Having begun his career in academic libraries, Adrian Janes has subsequently worked extensively in public libraries, chiefly in enquiry work as an Information Services librarian. In this role he has had particular responsibility for information from both the UK Government and the European Union. He wrote a detailed report on sources for the latter which was published by FreePint in 2007, and has contributed articles to FreePint and ResourceShelf. He is involved in training in information literacy and the use of online reference resources.

A Contributing Editor to DocuTicker, he also write reviews for Pennyblackmusic.

Adrian can be reached at adrian.janes@freepint.com

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