Weekly News Roundup – February 24, 2017

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Weekly News Roundup – February 17, 2017

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Call for Papers

IIAS – International Day, October 27, 2017 – Trieste, Italy

The Assembly of the International Institute of Archival Science (hereinafter IIAS), set and confirmed the topics for the 27th IIAS International Archival Day, to be held in Trieste /Italy, from 15. -18. October 2017:

  1. Archival processing of born digital records
  2. Training of archivists in 21st century


IIAS therefore invites you to submit a complete text (minimum 6, maximum 16 pages), preferably in one of the three IIAS official languages (English, Italian, Slovenian) not later than March 30th 2017.

  • The text should contain the abstract (maximum 150 words) in English and in your national language,

the summary (1000 words if the article is written in your national language, if in English than maximum 400 words) in English  and keywords.

The Editorial Board will evaluate your proposal and, not later than April 30th, 2017, give a response.


  • You are kindly requested to strictly comply with the attached Guidelines for Publishing in “Atlanti”, particularly for citations, both for bibliography and references (i.e. footnotes, quotes) since this will be very important in editing the publication.

The articles must be sent in electronic version (Word file) via e-mail to: info@iias-trieste-maribor.eu andpeter.klasinc@guest.arnes.si



Weekly News Roundup – February 10, 2017

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Weekly News Roundup – February 3, 2017

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Expression of Solidarity from Canada: ACA-AAQ Joint Statement on the Executive Orders Restricting Entry into the US

[Reposted from the A&A listserv]

L’Association des archivistes du Québec (AAQ) et l’Association of Canadian Archivists (ACA) souhaitent exprimer leur soutien à leurs membres et leur solidarité avec eux ainsi qu’avec leurs collègues de la Society of American Archivists qui ont pu avoir été affectés professionnellement ou personnellement par le Décrêt présidentiel interdisant temporairement l’entrée aux États-Unis en provenance de sept pays à majorité musulmane rendu public par le Président Trump, le 27 janvier 2017.”

L’Association des archivistes du Québec est un organisme qui regroupe les archivistes du Québec et de la communauté francophone du Canada depuis 1967, et dont la mission se veut, entre autres, de veiller à la représentation adéquate de la profession au sein de la société et auprès des corps politiques.

Créée en 1975, l’Association canadienne des archivistes (Association of Canadian Archivists) assure un leadership dans la profession archivistique au Canada et facilite la compréhension et la reconnaissance du patrimoine archivistique canadien.


The Association of Canadian Archivists (ACA) and l’ Association des archivists du Quebec (AAQ) wish to express support for and solidarity with their members and the members of the Society of American Archivists (SAA) who may have been affected either professionally or personally by the Executive Order temporarily banning travel to the United States from seven Muslim-majority countries issued by President Trump on January 27, 2017.

Created in 1975, the Association of Canadian Archivists provides leadership to the Canadian archival profession and facilitates the understanding and appreciation of Canada’s archival heritage.

Since 1967, the Association des archivistes du Québec has brought together archivists from Québec and the francophone community across Canada. Its mission, among other things, is to ensure proper representation of the profession within society and to political bodies.