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Deleting Yahoo Answers is a disastrous idea. For history’s sake, we...

Check out the article here. Available free with a gmail.com account.

National Archive facing huge backlog via The Daily Standard

Davidson, who represents Ohio's 8th District, and U.S. Reps. Deborah Ross, D-North Carolina, and Mike Bost, R-Illinois, this week wrote a letter to President Joe Biden and Archivist of the United States David Ferriero. They call for the end of a backlog of roughly 480,000 records requests at the National Personnel Records Center in St. Louis, Missouri.

SAA 85th Annual Meeting will be Virtual

In an email message on Monday, March 22, Carlos Saldago, from the Society of American Archivists, announced the annual meeting will be virtual in...

New Technique Reveals Centuries of Secrets in Locked Letters via The...

M.I.T. researchers have devised a virtual-reality technique that lets them read old letters that were mailed not in envelopes but in the writing paper itself after being folded into elaborate enclosures.

Fire takes four days to extinguish at Krakow City Council Archives

Check out the article on this unfortunate event.

The Record Keepers’ Rave via The New York Times

Every month, the archival institutions of this nation unleash tiny particles of the past in a frenzy of online revelry.

NAGARA Webinar Recap: AOTUS Discusses the Presidential Records Act, Bureau of...

The discussion with AOTUS David Ferriero this past December was informative and noteworthy. Special thanks to Meg Phillips for also assisting with answers...

Fruit of the Loom is looking for an Archivist in Bowling...

Check out the job posting here.

Writers Needed for The Project: The Handbook of Archival Practice

Photo by Hannah Olinger on Unsplash Email Dr. Pat Franks directly, even though the website says the call for writers is closed. Check out...

Group Files ‘Largest FOIA of All Time’ via Vice

According to the article here the request is for billions of digital images and historical records are hidden behind arbitrary paywalls.

NAGARA Fall Online Forum 2020 Pre-Approved for Credits by ACA, ARMA,...

NAGARA's 2020 Fall Online Forum: ARCHIVES! has been pre-approved for 5.0 CEUs by ARMA International, 5.0 ARCs from ACA, and 5.0 CMPs from ICRM. There's no better way to maintain your...

FBI’s newest piece of real estate is run with robots via...

Check out the post with interview here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MdPIfNchnkM&feature=youtu.be