Archivoz: International Archives Magazine,
Testimonials on archives and document management
Charlie Chaplin’s 1914 Film Debut
Some characters in the world of cinema are often confused with the actor or actress who played them. This is due not only to the talent of the artists in question, but also to their influence upon the medium. These characters come to form part of the popular imagination. Such is the case with the Tramp, the ingenuous vagabond created by Charlie Chaplin. He is a clumsy character who hides his misery behind gentlemanly behavior, giving rise to situations both paradoxical and funny. The Tramp...
Galleries, libraries, archives, museums and records: an introduction to Australian GLAM/R (part two)
Welcome to part two of the conversation about GLAM/R (galleries, libraries, archives, museums and recordkeeping institutions) in Australia. For those just joining us, GLAM/R is an acronym which has made its way into the vernacular of professionals from galleries,...
Galleries, libraries, archives, museums and records: an introduction to Australian GLAM/R (part one)
There is a clear intersection and cross over in the work of cultural institutions like galleries, libraries, archives, museums and even recordkeeping institutions. Over the last decade in Australia, an acronym has made its way into the sectors’ vernacular to refer...
Museum 2.0: The Last American Pirate
During the Long Depression of the 1870s, a man named Edward Owens took up piracy in Chesapeake Bay. He had run out of money, his work as an oyster fisherman no longer able to support him. Born in Virginia in 1853, he chose Watt’s Island as the location for his new...
A Blockchain For Archives: Trust Through Technology
At a time when the fragility and vulnerability of digital records are increasingly evident, maintaining the trustworthiness of public archives is more important than ever. Video and sound recordings can be manipulated to put words into mouths of people who never...
Akkasah: Preserving Photographic Heritage in the Middle East and North Africa
Akkasah (an old word for camera in the Khaliji dialect), the Center for Photography at New York University Abu Dhabi, is home to an archive of the photographic heritage of the Middle East and North Africa. Founded in 2014 by New York University Abu Dhabi...
The journey from a records management system to a digital preservation system
“People have had a lot of trouble getting stuff out of RecordPoint.” This sentence was a little worrying to hear. It was 2015, and our archive was contemplating digital preservation for the first time. We didn’t really know what it was, or how it worked. Neither...
Recordkeeping and museum professionals – the same but different? A retrospective musing on the Archives and Records Association annual conference 2017
The author of this article co-planned and participated in a panel presentation and debate on this topic in August 2017, and now in spring 2019, it seems an excellent opportunity to look back at the professional climate as it was 18 months ago and how professional...
Do you want to become an editor? Archivoz open new vacancies
After nearly two years of operation, Archivoz continues to grow as an informative international project providing a platform for professionals from archives and information industries all around the world. It showcases their concerns and experiences as well as the...
An archivist walks (back) into a film visual effects company
Introduction: From film to archives, and back to film From a young age, I’ve been enamoured with films and the magic of bringing moving images to the screen. In my 20s I pursued undergraduate studies in media production and dabbled in many areas of film production,...
Translating for a Digital Archive
The Qatar Digital Library Since 2012, the British Library has been working with the Qatar Foundation and Qatar National Library to create and maintain the Qatar Digital Library. Launched in 2014, this free, bilingual portal hosts a growing archive of previously...
The Polonsky Foundation England and France Project: Manuscripts from the British Library and the Bibliothèque Nationale de France, 700–1200
In November 2018, the British Library and the Bibliothèque Nationale de France launched two new websites that offer access to digitised copies of medieval manuscripts. The two libraries worked together to digitise 800 illuminated manuscripts from the period...
‘[Insta]Poetry is not a luxury’: On the Urgency of Archiving the Diverse Voices of Social Media
In today’s digital age, verse has gone viral. Since 2013, young poets have turned to photo-sharing platforms like Instagram to self-publish their texts and gain a wide readership. Fitting their words into the square Instagram picture frames, paying attention to...
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