Tag: best practice

Why Oral Histories Matter

In the latest blog post from Margot Note Consulting LLC, the importance of oral histories in archival management takes center stage. The article underscores how oral history projects, comprised of recorded interviews, play a pivotal role in capturing untold stories and providing valuable context for archival materials. GLAM professional are highlighted as key players in preserving the memory of events, enhancing accessibility, and building community through the careful execution of oral history interviews.

They are also a critical way to ensure our collections capture the diversity of our communities.

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International Council on Archives (ICA)

Archives constitute the memory of nations and societies, shape their identity, and are a cornerstone of the information society. By providing evidence of actions and transactions, archives support administration and underlie the rights of...

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WHITE PAPER: Basic Inspection Techniques ​To Sample The Condition of Magnetic Tape

To prevent damage during use and premature loss during storage, it is necessary to inspect magnetic tapes on a periodic basis. Basic warning signs of tape instability can often be identified using the following guidelines.

SPECS BROS. have a useful site for information on archival transfer, restoration and preservation of legacy audio visual materials as part of the digitisation process.

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Copyright Fact Sheets

The Australian Copyright Council has created some useful factsheets. There are over 100 in total. We’ve curated the top 10 we think are most useful to preservation and digitisation.

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