International Archives and Archivists Weekly News Roundup — February 19, 2016

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

Publications and Resources of Interest

Upcoming Conferences, Events, and Workshops

  • Research Data, Records and Archives: Breaking the Boundaries
    University of Edinburgh, Playfair Library, 18 April 2016, 10am – 3pmWe are offering a free one-day workshop to discuss the challenge of managing research data in relation to records management and archives.  The University of Edinburgh takes a proactive and practical cross-disciplinary approach to the management of data, records, archives and other collections.  This is an opportunity to explore with other professionals the new issues we are facing at a time of rapid change.

    Anyone working in the sector is invited to attend – please come prepared to speak briefly about your area of work and current issues.  Space is limited so early registration is recommended via the EventBrite page.

  • The University of Edinburgh Library and Collections division is delighted to announce its first Knowledge Exchange Week to take place 20th June -24th June 2016 in the city of Edinburgh.  The programme is aimed at Library and Cultural Heritage Professionals from all backgrounds and career stages and we would invite applications from the Erasmus partner universities and other academic institutions across Europe.  This exciting summer programme will provide a unique opportunity to learn from speakers from across Library and Collections and gain a hands on insight into the work that we do. If you would like to discover more about the University of Edinburgh’s library and collections and share your own experiences with international colleagues then please follow the link below for further information.



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