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Conscientious Bilingual Description: Treating problematic language in colonial records on the Qatar Digital Library

IntroductionThe British Library/Qatar Foundation Partnership is digitising records from multiple collections about the history of the Persian Gulf, with the vast majority coming from the India Office Records (IOR) collection. The records are freely available on a bilingual online portal, the Qatar Digital Library. As part of this process, we produce enhanced catalogue descriptions for all of the digitised records, which are provided in both English and Arabic. Already conscious of...

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EDITORIAL TEAM, ARCHIVOZ INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE
EDITORIAL TEAM, ARCHIVOZ INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE

EDITORIAL TEAM, ARCHIVOZ INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE

JOB PROFILE: CONTENT EDITORArchivoz International Magazine is a free online magazine, international in scope for the professional and general public, interested in archives and document management. Founded in June 2017 as a collaborative and volunteer-based...

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EXPM Keeping History Alive (sponsored content)
EXPM Keeping History Alive (sponsored content)

EXPM Keeping History Alive (sponsored content)

Integrated Pest Management Integrated Pest Management (IPM) has been developed as a response to previously interventive methods of getting rid of insects and other pests in collections. It is part of collection care, and rather than focusing on eliminating active...

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“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...

Audiovisual documentationEphemerisEnglish
Ephemera, February 25: The first electrical recording
Ephemera, February 25: The first electrical recording

Ephemera, February 25: The first electrical recording

Since the beginning, the evolution of audio recording techniques has been remarkable and rapid. Some of these formats, wax cylinders for instance, were mechanical in nature: recordings were engraved on the cylinder’s outer surface and were reproduced by means of a...

Audiovisual documentationEditorialNews of interestEnglish
3rd Archivoz Symposium (Second Session): Writing Cultural Wrongs: Decolonisation and Restitution Cultural Institutions

3rd Archivoz Symposium (Second Session): Writing Cultural Wrongs: Decolonisation and Restitution Cultural Institutions

This second workshop brings together three speakers working on projects and research related to decolonisation in the heritage sector. Each speaker has a slightly different background and area of expertise, covering academic research, archives, and museums. This...

Audiovisual documentationEditorialNews of interestEnglish
3rd Archivoz Symposium (First Session): Citizens in Archives
3rd Archivoz Symposium (First Session): Citizens in Archives

3rd Archivoz Symposium (First Session): Citizens in Archives

The first session of our two-part workshop brought together three speakers working on projects that involve citizen participation in the work of archival preservation. Crowdsourcing has been integral particularly to transcription projects in recent years, and our...

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The Archivoz Team wish you Merry Christmas
The Archivoz Team wish you Merry Christmas

The Archivoz Team wish you Merry Christmas

Christmas is approaching and with it a well-deserved vacation for the team. I would like to reflect for a moment and analyze how the year has unfolded. I would like to thank the entire Archivoz team who are always willing to do their best to make the magazine grow...

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Review of the III International Congress on Food Heritage and Museums
Review of the III International Congress on Food Heritage and Museums

Review of the III International Congress on Food Heritage and Museums

The 3rd International Congress on Food Heritage and Museums, held on November 25 and 26 at the Alfonso Roig Auditorium of the Faculty of Fine Arts of the Polytechnic University of Valencia, had as one of the objectives to highlight the quality of the work of art as...

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“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...

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