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Interviews

“If colonization was about enforcement, decolonization should be about empowerment”: Interview with Stanley H. Griffin, of the University of the West Indies (pt.2)

Last week, Dr. Stanley Griffin and I spoke about noise and silence in the archives and the ways in which the machineries of colonialism have left their mark on Caribbean archival practices. Today, we speak about ongoing challenges to Caribbean memory institutions and how to preserve those memories in a way that reflects the totality of historical experience and the people who participated in its creation. (Archivoz) Last time, you spoke of the archival silences created by those whose...

Interviews
Galleries, libraries, archives, museums and records: an introduction to Australian GLAM/R (part one)
Galleries, libraries, archives, museums and records: an introduction to Australian GLAM/R (part one)

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...

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A Blockchain For Archives: Trust Through Technology
A Blockchain For Archives: Trust Through Technology

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...

ArchiveArticlesProjects
Akkasah: Preserving Photographic Heritage in the Middle East and North Africa

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...

ArticlesTechnology
The journey from a records management system to a digital preservation system
The journey from a records management system to a digital preservation system

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...

ArchiveArticles
Recordkeeping and museum professionals – the same but different? A retrospective musing on the Archives and Records Association annual conference 2017

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...

Editorial
Do you want to become an editor? Archivoz open new vacancies
Do you want to become an editor? Archivoz open new vacancies

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...

ArticlesProjects
The Polonsky Foundation England and France Project: Manuscripts from the British Library and the Bibliothèque Nationale de France, 700–1200

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...

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‘[Insta]Poetry is not a luxury’: On the Urgency of Archiving the Diverse Voices of Social Media
‘[Insta]Poetry is not a luxury’: On the Urgency of Archiving the Diverse Voices of Social Media

‘[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...

ABOUT ARCHIVOZ

Archivoz is a free online magazine, international in scope for the general public, interested in archives and document management. Born in June 2017 as a collaborative and voluntary project, its team includes professionals from all over the world.

The journal aims to disseminate news development interests, experiences and best practices for those interested in archives and information management.

HOW WE WORK

Our team analyses the worldwide scenario to create, and publish articles of interest. It also takes into consideration the readers opinions and ideas on specific subjects. The magazine has specific areas to promote and disseminate activities or projects done by institutions (archives, museums, libraries…).

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Over time, the magazine has become a wide-ranging informative medium within the archives sector. It broadcasts opinions and experiences of professionals from all over the world and generates a space for collaboration.

Since November 2019 (when we signed a collaboration agreement with the Spanish Society for Scientific Documentation and Information (SEDIC) Archivoz Magazine has been published in Madrid by SEDIC. However, the management team, the editorial team, the operation and the collaborative spirit of the journal remain unchanged. I hope you find it appealing and that you will actively participate by reading or writing in Archivoz.

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