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The Archives and Records are Accessible

Added on 1 April 2020

The following article is a statement from the ICA and is available in English, French and Spanish below


The Archives and Records are Accessible

At ICA we think it is an important time to tell people from all over the world, not just our community, that archives continue to be accessible even though in some cases the physical buildings may be shuttered. Also, that records services continue to operate to facilitate business and government operations.

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Upcoming webinar (April 17): encoded archival standards update from TS-EAS

Added on 1 April 2020

Interested in learning about developments with encoded archival standards? Curious to know what changes are planned for 2020?

The Society of American Archivists’ Technical Subcommittee for Encoded Archival Standards (TS-EAS) is hosting a brief webinar on Friday, April 17 to provide an update on work related to maintaining and updating Encoded Archival Description (EAD) and Encoded Archival Context - Corporate bodies, Persons and Families (EAC-CPF), as well as the development of future companion standards. 

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PhD Examiners sought: Digital Preservation / Digital Forensics

Added on 1 April 2020

Denise De Vries at the University of Swinburne in Melbourne, Australia is looking for potential & willing examiners for a PhD thesis which will most likely be submitted early June 2020.

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#StayHome learn from home: ICA’s offer to the archival community during COVID-19

Added on 1 April 2020

The following article is a statement from the ICA and is available in English, French and Spanish below


#StayHome learn from home: ICA’s offer to the archival community during COVID-19

Above all, we hope you - and your family and staff - are in good health.

A new situation calling for new measures. We all recognize the unprecedented situation that the worlwide COVID-19 crisis is having on your work, domestic and social structures, all of which are being impacted. The whole ICA team has switched to homeworking but even remotely, the team spirit persists. Our overriding message to all of the ICA network is: stay at home, but stay connected! The ica.org website remains open during this period and we remain available by email, telephone and videoconference.

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iPRES 2020 will be postponed to Oct.19-22, 2021, Beijing

Added on 31 March 2020

Statement from the Organizing Committee of the iPRES2020 Conference: 

"The Organizing Committee of the iPRES2020 Conference, after consultation with the iPRES Steering Group, the iPRES2021 and the iPRES2022 hosts, and after approved by the Steering Group, has decided to postpone iPRES2020 to Oct.19-22, 2021, to be held in Beijing, China.

This is not a decision made lightly – we looked carefully at various options, including keeping the current dates, canceling, and postponing the conference, and decided postponing for a full year is the best option. This protects the health of the participants and serves the best interest of the international digital preservation community, as the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread across the globe and takes its toll.

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ISSN IC and ORCID join efforts to provide enhanced information services to the scholarly community

Added on 31 March 2020

Paris, FR (1 April, 2020)  - The International Standard Serial Number International Centre (ISSN IC) announced that its partnership with ORCID has resulted in improved accessibility and easier discovery of authoritative information about academic journals and where scholarly articles are published. 

The ISSN International Centre and the ISSN Network have been around for more than 40 years identifying serials and continuing publications, both print and digital. In January 2018, ISSN IC released a subset of openly available, machine readable ISSN data on the ISSN Portal via content negotiation and API. 

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Vacancy for Digital Preservation Manager at The National Library of Ireland

27 April 2020

Dublin

Higher Executive Officer Level

Full-Time

Vacancy for Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Information Studies at University of Glasgow

15 April 2020

Glasgow

£35,845 - £59,135 (Levels 7,8,9)

Full-Time

'Building a Digital Future : Challenges & Solutions for Preserving 3D Models' - Online Event

Added on 24 March 2020

We are pleased to confirm that our planned Briefing Day; 'Building a Digital Future : Challenges & Solutions for Preserving 3D Models' will take place on 30th April 2020 as originally advertised but will now be delivered as an online event.

This one-day event will explore the challenges of preserving 3D models and hear examples of how organizations are tackling this issue. 

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