Author Archives: Ask Archivists

#ArchivesRock on International Archives Day 2016

Let’s celebrate June 9 International Archives Day 2016 #IAD16 is coming up! Like every year Follow An Archive and Ask Archivists organize a celebration event on Twitter. With the celebration event we join the June 9 theme ‘Archives, Harmony and … Continue reading

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Let´s celebrate democracy and rights on June 9th. 2015

Celebrating International Archives Day 2015 June 9th. and International Archives Day is almost here again. There are so many topics to choose from! But we propose, that this years activities concentrate on democracy in many ways. Topic: democracy The National … Continue reading

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Results #WW1archives June 10 2014

Great day June 10 What a great day we had on June 10, 2014, celebrating International Archives Day with the Twitter event #WW1archives! Lots of archives, liraries, museums, other heritage organisations and tweeps participated, tweeting about the First World War … Continue reading

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Selfie? Shelfie? #ArchiveShelfie! Tweet: Hey, #archives all over the world, want to participate with #ArchiveShelfie? Be creative with your shelves! #shelfie This tweet was the beginning of great fun in archives! Archivists of the Dutch Regionaal Archief Tilburg came up … Continue reading

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Happy New Year – 2014

We wish you all the best in 2014! May all your archives wishes come true in the New Year! Charlotte and Anneke

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Fun and archival #archivesdoodles

The activity leading up to International Archives Day 2013 showed fun – and very archival – doodles. Take a look at them – according to tweetreach, the tag had 45.280 impressions. Imagine how much attention the possibilities in archives of … Continue reading

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International Archives Day dedicated to archives in need

Archives are a fantastic resource for us all. They help us grow in knowledge and understanding of past and present. They empower us to investigate the history we need and the stories we care about. Archives are necessary. But not … Continue reading

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