Planning Committee Forming for International Archives Day, June 9, 2018

International Day 2018b

From the International Council on Archives website:

“The ICA believes that effective records and archives management is an essential precondition for good governance, the rule of law, administrative transparency, the preservation of mankind’s collective memory, and access to information by citizens.”

On June 9, 2018, member of the archival community are being encouraged to show that our profession is fun, inclusive, varied and that our expertise is helpful to everyone. iSchool students and alumni can once again take part in this international event!  Last year 3 students presented lessons learned from their experiences working on the International Directory of National Archives.  This year, we want to highlight your thoughts on the value of national archives. If you’re interested in writing a blog post, participating in a webinar, or have other ideas, contact Dr. Pat Franks at   We’ll begin planning our event(s) in April.

A video highlighting some of last year’s events can be found here: And scroll down our IDNA blog to find out how we celebrated International Archives Day last year.

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