Vacancies: English Content Editor

Vacancies: English Content Editor

The English-language editorial team at Archivoz International Magazine has openings for a Content Editor! If you’d like to practice your editorial skills, join a friendly team and network with the wider record-keeping community around the world, we’d love...
“Our hope is that the projects will provide an enjoyable way for participants to interact with historic maps, whilst also engaging in a useful activity that will produce long-term benefits”: Interview with Christopher Fleet and Katie Haffie, of the National Library of Scotland

“Our hope is that the projects will provide an enjoyable way for participants to interact with historic maps, whilst also engaging in a useful activity that will produce long-term benefits”: Interview with Christopher Fleet and Katie Haffie, of the National Library of Scotland

Today, we are talking with Christopher Fleet, Map Curator, and Katie Haffie, Community Data Harvester, about a three-tiered crowdsourcing maps project that has just kicked off at the National Library of Scotland. We discuss the mechanics of data harvesting, the...
2022 has been good for us

2022 has been good for us

It has been almost five years since the publication of Archivoz Magazine began. In all this time, we have seen how, little by little, the project has grown and evolved thanks to the work and effort of an increasingly involved and committed team. We started this path a...
“Then there are those who believe the existence of indigenous peoples to be fundamental to the existence of human life itself”: Interview with the No’lhametwet Indigenous Documentation Center and Wikimedia Argentina

“Then there are those who believe the existence of indigenous peoples to be fundamental to the existence of human life itself”: Interview with the No’lhametwet Indigenous Documentation Center and Wikimedia Argentina

In this interview, we chat with Angie Cervellera, from Wikimedia Argentina, and Shailili Zamora Aray, from the No’lhametwet Indigenous Documentation Center in Resistencia, in the province of Chaco, Argentina, about the importance of creating spaces, both digital...
3rd Archivoz Symposium – Agenda

3rd Archivoz Symposium – Agenda

We present the Agenda for our Annual Symposium! Look in depth at the agenda and the abstracts of the talks below and see how to book your space.   First Session: Citizens in Archives Workshop Agenda: When Does Recorded Memory Become Oral History? – An...
“The annual performance assessment system is critical relevant to the interests of scientific researchers”: Interview with Yong Zhao, director of Information Research Center of China Agricultural University (2 part)

“The annual performance assessment system is critical relevant to the interests of scientific researchers”: Interview with Yong Zhao, director of Information Research Center of China Agricultural University (2 part)

We continue with the second part of the interview with Yong Zhao that began on May 18. (Archivoz) What do you think of the research evaluation reform in China? What is the influence to Chinese Universities and academics? (Yong Zhao) The reform of scientific research...
“Evaluation of scientific research is a very important area of ​​Library and Information Science”: Interview with Yong Zhao, director of Information Research Center of China Agricultural University (1st part)

“Evaluation of scientific research is a very important area of ​​Library and Information Science”: Interview with Yong Zhao, director of Information Research Center of China Agricultural University (1st part)

We are interviewing Professor Yong Zhao, the director of Information Research Center of China Agricultural University, a Research Librarian and doctoral supervisor at the CAU Library. He has a PhD degree in Management and he engaged in postdoctoral research in...
“Upon obtaining citizenship, finding himself in the ‘arid Patagonian latitudes,’ he kissed the ground and promised to dedicate his life to his great passion: archives”: Interview with Dr. Branka Tanodi, History and Methodology of Historical Archives. Daughter of Professor Aurelio Tanodi

“Upon obtaining citizenship, finding himself in the ‘arid Patagonian latitudes,’ he kissed the ground and promised to dedicate his life to his great passion: archives”: Interview with Dr. Branka Tanodi, History and Methodology of Historical Archives. Daughter of Professor Aurelio Tanodi

The reputation of distinguished archivist Aurelio Tanodi is acclaimed in the vast majority of Latin American countries and even in Europe. His theoretical work planted the seed of the knowledge of archival preservation in the region and for many years it was required...
“In the case of our discipline, we remain in a permanent state of change”: Interview with José López Yepes, Emeritus Professor from the Complutense University of Madrid | 1st part

“In the case of our discipline, we remain in a permanent state of change”: Interview with José López Yepes, Emeritus Professor from the Complutense University of Madrid | 1st part

Today we have the pleasure of interviewing José López Yepes, one of the greatest thinkers in the field of documentation management in Spain and Latin America, influential promoter of university studies in library science and documentation in Spain, and a chief expert...
Merry Christmas from the Archivoz team!

Merry Christmas from the Archivoz team!

We are leaving this complicated  year 2020 behind, and, like we do every Christmas, we at the Archivoz editorial team want to wish you Happy Holidays and a new year in 2021 full of personal and professional achievement and a speedy return to a long-awaited normalcy....
“We are heirs to all these protest movements that have not happened in a vacuum, but rather are part of a history we’ve been making since 1898.”: Interview with Marisol Ramos, Joel Blanco Rivera, and Irmarie Fraticelli Ramos of the RickyRenuncia Project. (Part II)

“We are heirs to all these protest movements that have not happened in a vacuum, but rather are part of a history we’ve been making since 1898.”: Interview with Marisol Ramos, Joel Blanco Rivera, and Irmarie Fraticelli Ramos of the RickyRenuncia Project. (Part II)

Click here to read the first part of the interview with the RickyRenuncia Project. (AE) You use Scalar as a platform for the website. What were the reasons you chose it? And, in general, terms, what should initiatives and projects have in mind when selecting...
“We are heirs to all these protest movements that have not happened in a vacuum, but rather are part of a history we’ve been making since 1898.”: Interview with Marisol Ramos, Joel Blanco Rivera, and Irmarie Fraticelli Ramos of the RickyRenuncia Project. (Part II)

“We are heirs to all these protest movements that have not happened in a vacuum, but rather are part of a history we’ve been making since 1898.”: Interview with Marisol Ramos, Joel Blanco Rivera, and Irmarie Fraticelli Rodríguez of the RickyRenuncia Project (Part I)

On July 13th, 2019 the Center for Investigative Journalism (Centro de Periodismo Investigativo) published 889 pages of leaked Telegram chat logs between the then-governor of Puerto Rico, Ricardo Roselló Nevares, and members of his cabinet. The chat logs contained...
“Open access electronic resources play a part in today’s research ecosystem, and African repositories are part of this”: Interview with Stephanie Kitchen, of the International African Institute

“Open access electronic resources play a part in today’s research ecosystem, and African repositories are part of this”: Interview with Stephanie Kitchen, of the International African Institute

Today we are speaking with Stephanie Kitchen, Managing Editor at the International African Institute in London, England, about their African Digital Research Repositories project, why digital institutional repositories are important, and how they can effect change in...
Libraries as gardens

Libraries as gardens

Libraries as Gardens is a sound project that wants to geolocate and map on a global scale the before, during, and after of the coronavirus lockdown, through people’s stories told and read in their personal libraries during quarantine and through their memories of...
“The way that I wanted to contribute to social justice organizing was by doing memory work”:Interview with Maggie Schreiner, Manager of Archives and Special Collections at the Brooklyn Historical Society

“The way that I wanted to contribute to social justice organizing was by doing memory work”:Interview with Maggie Schreiner, Manager of Archives and Special Collections at the Brooklyn Historical Society

We had the pleasure of speaking with Maggie Schreiner, Manager of Archives and Special Collections at the Brooklyn Historical Society and volunteer at the Interference Archives. Read on to learn how she focuses on supporting movements for racial and economic justice...
Upcycling Archives

Upcycling Archives

When I was 17 I walked into the art room at school one day to find a rubbish bag full of old black and white prints sat on my desk. My teacher had salvaged it from a skip on the side of a residential street full of the belongings of a man who had recently passed away....
Meaning in a Matchbox

Meaning in a Matchbox

In January 2007 I moved from the UK to India to teach in the department of Visual Communication at Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology in Bengaluru. Walking through the city I came across matchboxes almost everywhere I went. At a cost of one rupee, these...
“Access to information is the heart of any sustainable development effort, and it is therefore imperative that relevant stakeholders invest more in library development in African communities”: Interview with Damilare Oyedele, of Library Aid Africa

“Access to information is the heart of any sustainable development effort, and it is therefore imperative that relevant stakeholders invest more in library development in African communities”: Interview with Damilare Oyedele, of Library Aid Africa

We are speaking with Damilare Oyedele, co-founder of Library Aid Africa, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to championing the need for school and community libraries in Africa as a vehicle for sustainable development and a better quality of life for all....
“Data archives have been around for some time, but they are more relevant nowadays than ever”. Interview with the Social Sciences Data Archive project

“Data archives have been around for some time, but they are more relevant nowadays than ever”. Interview with the Social Sciences Data Archive project

The inter-institutional project SODA (Social Sciences Data Archive) aims to develop a prototype for a data archive as Belgian representative in the Consortium of European Social Science Data Archives (CESSDA) and beyond. To learn more about SODA, Archivoz’s...
Archives ‘on the go’:  ‘What Was Here?’ uses technology to bring content from the ‘research room’ into the wider world, for self-directed exploration.

Archives ‘on the go’: ‘What Was Here?’ uses technology to bring content from the ‘research room’ into the wider world, for self-directed exploration.

Introduction In June 2019, the East Riding Archives (Beverley, East Yorkshire, England) officially launched its new app, called ‘What Was Here?’. This marked the culmination of a 4-year journey in which we had sought to find new ways of engaging audiences with...