Tag Archives: archives

Broadening the record and expanding the archives

Kirsten Wright The concept of “the record” is core archival theory and archival methods. In looking at reinventing archival methods, we must ask whether the traditional notion of the record is still applicable and how the record connects and links … Continue reading

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Reinventing Archival Methods in The Hague

Presentation by Cassie Findlay for ‘Paradigm Shift’, a seminar in honour of Hans Hofman, National Archives of the Netherlands, The Hague, January 27 2014 This paper is based on one of the same name prepared and delivered at the Australian … Continue reading

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Report from Game On! The challenges of digital games preservation and why it matters

About 30 interested people from a variety of backgrounds met on April 2nd at the University of Sydney to hear Associate Professor Melanie Swalwell from Flinders University speak at The Recordkeeping Roundtable event ‘Game On! The Challenges of digital game … Continue reading

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Reinventing Archival Methods – Program now available

Reinventing Archival Methods Nov 26 2012(PDF, 295 KB) There’s only a couple of weeks to go until Reinventing Archival Methods workshop. Many apologies to those who missed out, but we will aim to have reports from the event posted here … Continue reading

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Without a trace: WikiLeaks as unperson

This week the leak site Cryptome.org posted ‘NARA Leaks Wikileaks Citations’, explaining that if you do a collection search at http://research.archives.gov/ – the US National Archives and Records Administration’s primary search tool – using the word ‘WikiLeaks’ the results are blocked. However the filter does … Continue reading

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Reinventing Archival Methods

A two day workshop, Sydney, 29 – 30 November 2012 Reinventing Archival Methods is a co-presentation by the Australian Society of Archivists and the Recordkeeping Roundtable Sorry, this event is now full.  The digital deluge is upon us: On 13 … Continue reading

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Philip Dorling on leaks, whistleblowing, archives, access to information and the behaviour of governments

Transcript of talk by Dr Philip Dorling from the Freedom of information? panel discussion held in Sydney on February 29  2012. Just as I was walking across the very wet car park this evening I was reminded of just how fragile information can be, … Continue reading

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Are mechanisms for information access that we have now supporting a just and functional society? If not, what else?

Transcript of opening remarks by Cassie Findlay from the Freedom of information? panel discussion held in Sydney on February 29  2012. A year on from The Recordkeeping Roundtable’s first event; ‘After Wikileaks, is is all over for The Archives?’, we return … Continue reading

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Freedom of information? discussion panel: podcasts

On a very wet Wednesday evening in February, we heard from three fascinating speakers in our Freedom of information? panel discussion on orderly and disorderly methods of information access and release, government secrecy and what needs to change. Our speakers … Continue reading

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