Archivalia: Historical Archive of the City of Cologne: Please sign the petition against the planning stop -
Links & information (in English) regarding the Cologne Archives petition mentioned previously.
Possibly of interest to some followers: Petition to remove the planning freeze for the Köln Historical Archives.
(Source: ordensgeschichte, via archivalia)
If you’re on Twitter, check out the tweets for the 2013 meeting of the National Council on Public History, especially those for this afternoon’s (19 April) session on the aftermath of federal funding cuts at LAC, Parks Canada, and the restructuring of the Canadian Museum of Civilization.
Georgia Archives Gets $300K More and a Move to the University System
Both houses of the Georgia General Assembly unanimously voted to transfer authority for the Archives from the Secretary of State’s Office to the Board of Regents of the University System. — Georgia Archives Gets $300K More and a Move to the University System - Monroe, GA Patch (via archivalia)
News for the Georgia State Archives!
BIBLIOCRACY: My ideal LAC "Code of Conduct" Press release -
This is the draft document I put together on behalf of IPC regarding the LAC Code of Conduct, from which the official BCLA Press Release was born. Thanks to my IPC colleagues for their tireless efforts at researching and refining this document! Much wailing and gnashing of teeth was heard as we…
Spreading the word!
CLA statement about new Code Of Conduct -
The Canadian Library Association has issued a formal statement about the recent Code of Conduct issued by Library and Archives Canada. You can read the document via the link above.
I got quite the surprise this morning when I learned that Carol Off of CBC’s “As It Happens” wanted to interview me about the LAC “Code of Ethics” situation. After having several miniature heart attacks, I did my best to gather my wits and said “yes”, because the chance of getting the LAC situation on a national current affairs program - let alone “As It Happens” - does not come up every day.
If you’re so inclined, you can listen to the interview here.
ACA Responds to New LAC Code of Conduct -
The Association of Canadian Archivists has issued a formal response regarding Library and Archives Canada’s new Code of Conduct. The letter can be viewed via the link above.
BIBLIOCRACY: LAC "Code of Conduct": First Look -
Some courageous soul has finally leaked Library and Archives Canada’s “Code of Conduct”. It is the most profound encapsulation of the problems at LAC I have seen in almost a year of very intense involvement with advocacy around the problems there. I think that if many organisations and…
Some seriously terrifying new developments at LAC.