Our weekly news roundup from around the globe.
- An interesting blog post from the UK National Archives about preserving black British culture
- Britain is also opening an archive for the nuclear industry
- The Latvian National Archives have been awarded “Most Open Organization” by the Latvian Open Technology Association.
- An Indian archive is unable to translate Persian documents, leaving researchers in a bind
- The South Korean National Library has launched an online newspaper archive, containing 192 million pre-1950 articles
- Nigeria is liasing with Google to preserve cultural materials
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:
- Archival processing of born digital records
- 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.