Weekly News Roundup – January 27, 2017

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

  • What archivists dream of? Obscure paper trails in their collections becoming instruments of change in our understanding of the past and our institutions’ roles in shaping it, we are told in this report on a new history published using the archives of the Authors’ Club in London.
  • News article from the NATO archives features NATO’s three wise men and their contributions to the non-military cooperation among the organization’s members.
  • Fresh interest spurred by his digitized archival materials now available on-line in a man of many personalities who himself was an archivist in his own right, in addition to being a detective in Italy.
  • It is hard to imagine archival description without extended markup language now – as we are reminded by the upcoming conference XML Prague 2017.





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