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Call For Papers and Posters


The ACA Program Team invites Posters submission for the 2018 ACA Conference on the theme of Truths, Trust and Technology. 

Program Team invites posters from individuals and groups relating to all areas of archival theory and practice that focus on technology: its impact upon records creation, preservation and access and the implications of technology for archival institutions, performance of archival functions, the archival profession, and archives' place in society. Proposals may address the following:  

-Reinterpretations of records and archival theory in relation to digital media 

-Archival decolonization, indigenization and technology

-Preserving social media, cloud, web and other technologies

-Arrangement and description in the digital era

-Tracing provenance in complex and complicated infrastructures

-Issues of access, openness, and institutional transparency and the impact of technology

-New approaches to conducting historical research using archival sources

-Using technology to engage the public and communicate the archives

-Privacy, personal information and technology, and its effect on archival theory and practice

-The role of technical knowledge and skills in archival education and professional practice

-Practical projects undertaken by archives that implement or exemplify the use of technology in archives



Please direct proposals up until April 13, 2018 to:

Victoria Lemieux

Chair, ACA 2018 Conference Program Team