Conference ICA Adelaide 2019

Designing the Archive - Join us in Adelaide, South Australia, from 21 to 25 October 2019.

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FIDA Call for Projects 2020

The Call for Projects is now open! We encourage applications which contribute to the development of archives and archivists (not just national ones) in developing countries in particular. Deadline: 30 September 2019

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Register for the ICA online course “Introduction to Records Management”

The course offers a practical introduction to implementing the main elements of records management...

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SAR International Congress 2019: “Professional Experiences in Cultural Diversity”

International Congress on Architectural Archives, Braga, Portugal, from 25 to 27  September 2019

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

August 2019 HRWG Newsletter

The Archives and Human Rights Group newsletter is now released!

Click here to check available translated versions

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Born-digital literary archives in latest issue of Archives & Manuscripts journal

The latest issue of Archives & Manuscripts (vol. 47, no. 3, November 2019) is dedicated to born-digital literary archives under the special theme of After the Digital Revolution guest edited by Lise Jaillant.

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Friday, September 13, 2019

New Online Course: "Understanding and Using the UDA"

From Friday 27 September, discover and register to the new ICA training course "Understanding and Using the Universal Declaration on Archives"

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Caribbean Literary Heritage

The Caribbean Literary Heritage project, based primarily at the University of East Anglia, is developing a number of important new initiatives.

The project has the following aims, in respect of literary materials from the Caribbean region, seeking to:

  • create a fuller literary
  • ...

Friday, August 23, 2019

SLA projects, 2010-2020

The ICA 2020 four-yearly Congress will be held in Abu Dhabi (mid-November 2020). It usually happens in ICA bodies that there are changes of personnel and priorities following the Congress, so this may be an opportune time to begin to think about reviewing the Section’s projects. There follows a...

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Monday, August 19, 2019

July 2019 HRWG Newsletter

The Archives and Human Rights Group newsletter is now released!

Click here to check available translated versions

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Sunday, August 18, 2019

Vote for the SPA Film Festival People's Award!

The ICA Section of Professional Associations (SPA) is hosting the 2019 Film Festival on Archives and Records Management. Twelve films have been nominated in four categories. Please check the categories and finalists in the following link and read about the Film Festival in our section of the web.

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Thursday, August 1, 2019

ICA RiC-O Call for Reviewers is now closed

The call for reviewers for beta versions of ICA RiC-O is now closed.
More than 60 applications have been accepted, and the RiC-O beta files have been sent to their authors.

The reviewers can send their comments or any...

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Thursday, August 1, 2019

Here are the 12 finalists for the SPA Film Festival Awards 2019!

In October last year, SPA asked the world for entries for the SPA Film Festival 2019. Anyone could enter, following some simple rules. The main objective however, was that the films portrayed in a good way archives and records management as the asset they are to society, to citizens, researchers...

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Monday, July 29, 2019

Digital Records Curation Programme (DRCP) - Study School for Archival Educators

Dates: 5 – 9 August (Gaborone, Botswana)

Participation is by invitation only.

The ICA Africa Programme is delighted to announce the first course of the Digital Records...

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Conference ICA Adelaide 2019

Monday, October 21, 2019 to Friday, October 25, 2019

Designing the Archive
Join us in Adelaide, South Australia, from 21 to 25 October 2019.

Section on University and Research Institution Archives Conference 2019

Monday, July 1, 2019 to Wednesday, July 3, 2019

The International Council on Archives Section on University and Research Institution Archives (ICA/SUV) is pleased to announce its annual conference in Dundee, Scotland from 1st to 3rd July 2019.

Theme: APPRAISAL IN UNIVERSITY AND RESEARCH INSITUTION ARCHIVES

Universal Declaration on Archives 8th Anniversary

The Universal Declaration on Archives was initiated by the International Council on Archives and adopted in Paris by the UNESCO on the 10th of November 2011. The International Council on Archives invites all archivists, records managers and the general public, to celebrate this anniversary.

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