International Archives and Archivists Weekly News Roundup – January 15, 2016

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


  • ProjectARCC just published an article that just might work for your institution’s New Year’s Resolution to reduce your carbon footprint and increase your building’s energy efficiency. Members Blake Relle and Danielle Cordovez interviewed archivists from the City of Toronto, Carol Radford-Grant and Prashant Bhalja, to learn more about the archive’s dramatic reduction in energy consumption (a 59% reduction, in fact).

    To hear more, read it here:

New Resources


Call for Papers

  • CFA:
    10 Day Archival Seminar, 21-31 August 2016
    Hosted by the Federal Archives, Berlin-Lichterfelde, Germany

    In the framework of the EHRI-project, the German Federal Archives offer a ten day archival seminar under the title “Modern Diplomatics of the Holocaust”. It aims at giving a thorough introduction into the handling of German records related to the Holocaust. The intended audience especially includes archival staff members (particularly from Eastern Europe) and Holocaust researchers who work with German archival records and would like to enlarge their knowledge on archival sources.



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