International Archives and Archivists Weekly News Roundup – October 9, 2015

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Our weekly roundup of archives-related news from around the globe

  • SAA Opposes Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement Provisions. The new SAA Issue Brief was drafted by the Society of American Archivists’ Intellectual Property Working Group, was reviewed by the SAA Committee on Advocacy and Public Policy, and was approved by the SAA Council on September 28, 2015.

Recent Publications and Resources of Interest

  •  ITS places documents on Nazi persecution and its aftermath online: From the ITS press release: “A small part of the ITS collection, which since 2013 is inscribed onto the UNESCO “Memory of the World” register, can now be viewed in a new online archive. The ITS has uploaded three collections in an initial step including photos of personal objects that were taken from the prisoners in the concentration camps. Also available are a collection on the death marches as well as files from the Child Search Branch from the time immediately following the liberation of Nazi victims.”
  • The Charlie Archive at Harvard Library launched:The Harvard College Library and the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures are creating an archive to preserve materials related to the January attack on French humor magazine Charlie Hebdo and its aftermath.

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