Weekly News Roundup- June 2, 2017

June 9. International Day of Archives.

The Association of Latin American Archives (ALA) chose the hash tag #ArchivosParaLaGente  (archives for the people) to commemorate June 9, the International Day of Archives. The hashtag was chosen because people are the reason archives exist. Archives and museums all over the world are preparing special events to commemorate the significance of archives for people on June 9. Spanish archives will have special tours to their repositories: Archives in Guadalajara, Museo Canario and Archivo Histórico Provincial de Las Palmas.

How are US archivists going to commemorate the International Day of Archives?

Human rights and archives.

Standing up with Manchester. Rebel Music. The Sound of Politics and Protest in Manchester. A programme of events, pop-up exhibitions and training days focusing on women and LGBT+ people in Manchester music: #RebelMusicMcr

Archives is one way in which citizens can make the state accountable: L’exemple de l’impact du contrôle citoyen en #Colombie (VIDEO) http://bit.ly/2qz3sU0 

Colombia commits to protect human rights archives:  AGN emite circular para la protección de archivos de Derechos Humanos y Derecho Internacional Humanitario

UK’s National Archives highlight the Data Protection Act and the Freedom of Information Act: tp://socsi.in/QLYax 

Open access.

A digitized archive of historical maps of Latin America from 1525 to 1850. http://digital.iai.spk-berlin.de/viewer/collections/historische-karten/ …

The North American Coordinating Council on Japanese Library Resources (NCC) is pleased to announce a new link to the updated Japan Guide of the National Archives of the Netherlands’ (NAN) on NCC’s Research Access Guides to Japanese Collections at http://guides.nccjapan.org/NAN.

Check the Archives Portal Europe Foundation monthly newsletter: http://www.archivesportaleuropefoundation.eu/images/apef_newsletter/APEF_newsletter_MAY_lq.pdf

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