Weekly News Roundup – May 26th, 2017

Our weekly news roundup from around the globe

International Archives Day 2017 is approaching! Two weeks left until the festivities on June 9th. The event website maintained by the International Council on Archives offers additional information, links and latest news regarding the celebrations.

Rwanda Archives and Library Services Authority works toward improving the reading culture among Rwandans.

Documents to be archived as part of the effort to establish genocide studies alliance, proposed recently in Dhaka, Bangladesh. IAAS member Trudy Peterson was there!

Doomsday Book to be displayed outside London after 150 years in the David P J Ross Magna Carta Vault at Lincoln Castle, England.

Archiving plant seeds in the arctic region of Norway for a rainy day.

And growing a garden to document the horticultural heritage of a region provides an opportunity for an archivist to contribute to the project in Australia as well.

Community archival projects showcased at a conference in Scotland.

Major archival and digitization achievements in India are featured in an interview with a government official.

 

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