March 6, 2009 By ERIC JAGER When I tell people that the five years I spent researching and writing my last book included about a month and a half of work in the French national archives, they often look skeptical or even laugh, saying, "Right, research in France.
I’ve had something filed away to write about it, and this seems like an appropriate time.
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Execution of the Four Persons Condemned as Lincoln assassination Conspirators (Mary E.
Next up in the discussion sessions at the spring MARAC meeting was one on the impact of the article “ More Product, Less Process: Revamping Traditional Archival Processing ” (hereafter “MPLP”) by Mark A.
A clip of a recently discovered audio recording from 1860 gave BBC newsreader Charlotte Green a case of the on-air giggles Friday.
I’m working on a writing assignment about archives and technology and, as is so often the case, I need to discuss how archives and libraries are different. I thought this might make an interesting topic for discussion, so I’m throwing up my draft list here for your comments and additions. Two caveats–First, I’m defining “libraries” here as just public libraries because I think that’s what comes first to most people’s minds when they think “library.”
Yes, the votes have been tallied, and it’s time to announce the winners of the first annual Best Archives on the Web Awards.
Over the past couple of decades we have witnessed a burgeoning of interest in the truth commissions and the records they generate and use.
When I wrote my first posts about the archival blogosphere (or lack thereof) and did an inventory of archival blogs, I made a decision to leave out blogs that primarily featured highlights from an institution’s collections or discussion about day to day processing work. I chose to focus on blogs that discussed more theoretical issues or current issues, and those are also the blogs I feature in my blogroll.