Call for Submissions: Special Issue on Archival Education and Human Rights InterActions: UCLA Journal of Education and Information Studies In a recent article in American Archivist, a group of some … Read more CFP: Archival Education and Human Rights
Genre in Theory, Practice and Research Call for Papers: Archival Science Genre can be defined as a pattern of communication that conforms to community norms. Genres are not fixed, but … Read more Call for Papers: Genre in Theory, Practice and Research (Archival Science)
Title: Archival Anxiety and the Vocational Calling Author: Richard J. Cox Price: $35.00 ISBN: 978-1-936117-49-9 6″ by 9″ 372 Pages Published: March 2011 Richard J. Cox’s fifteenth book on archival … Read more New book from Richard J. Cox: Archival Anxiety and the Vocational Calling
I recommend a post by James Jacobs on the freegovinfo.info site and the comments following it for a good summary of the debate over Wikileaks within the library community.
Petition to support NARA’s investigation into CIA destruction of records pertaining to torture sites
Recently, the Department of Justice (DOJ) decided to not bring criminal charges against the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) for the destruction of federal records: videotapes of the torture of detainees … Read more Petition to support NARA’s investigation into CIA destruction of records pertaining to torture sites
Restoring Order: The Ecole des Chartes and the Organization of Archives and Libraries in France, 1820-1870 This book is on sale through November and December if purchased through the website … Read more Sale Price on Lara Moore’s Restoring Order
If you’re like me, you work in a library that is facing tough decisions (no irony intended by that cliché phrase) as a result of budget cuts during the economic … Read more The economic crisis and the preservation function of libraries
Richard J. Cox has posted a review of John Ridener’s From Polders to Postmodernism: A Concise History of Archival Theory. Thanks to Dr. Cox for the review.
The African Studies Center with MATRIX digital humanities center at Michigan State University’s announce the launch of the new African Activist Archive Project (http://africanactivist.msu.edu). This project is preserving records and … Read more African Activist Archive Project
From Polders to Postmodernism: A Concise History of Archival Theory Author: John Ridener Price: $22.00 Published: February 2009 ISBN: 978-0-9802004-5-4 Printed on acid-free paper From Polders to Postmodernism is a … Read more From Polders to Postmodernism: A Concise History of Archival Theory
Personal Archives and a New Archival Calling:Readings, Reflections and Ruminations Author: Richard J. Cox Price: $35.00 Published: January 2009 ISBN: 978-0-9802004-7-8 Printed on acid-free paper In Personal Archives and a … Read more Richard J. Cox – Personal Archives and a New Archival Calling
From Lincoln Cushing to the PLG list: The “Archives of Dissent” panel held at U.C. Berkeley 9/18/2008 can now be seen on YouTube: It includes presentations by: • Julie Herrada, … Read more Archives of Dissent – video of conference
Media in Transition 6: stone and papyrus, storage and transmission International Conference April 24-26, 2009 Massachusetts Institute of Technology CALL FOR PAPERS (MIT site) In his seminal essay “The Bias … Read more Call for papers: Media in Transition 6: stone and papyrus, storage and transmission
Minerva Research Initiative: Searching for the Truth or Denying the Iraqis the Rights to Know the Truth? by Saad Eskander, Iraq National Library and Archives “What has prompted me to … Read more The Minerva Controversy (Saad Eskander, Iraq National Library)