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Describes technical standards, conventions, and guidelines used by archivists in describing holdings and repositories.

A non-profit organization devoted to the preservation and dissemination of the history of the North American role in the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). Collections held at New York University's Tamiment Library

Materials related to marine history and conservation, maritime research, and nautical education.

Comprised of manuscripts from around the world, spanning 5000 years, held in Norway.

Searchable database of nearly a million collection descriptions provided by libraries, museums, and archives around the world.

Documents the business and artistic records of the theater-owning Shubert Brothers and the Shubert Organization, held by the Shubert Foundation at the Lyceum Theatre, New York City.

America's largest collection of poular recordings with over 1.6 million discs. A research facility providing information on all aspects of popular music.

A private archive at Santiniketan, West Bengal, India, of the work, collection and papers of pioneer Indian graphic artist Mukul Dey. Biography, gallery, details of access.

Collects, distributes, sells and leases documentary films and videos primarily for educational use. Subjects include psychology, sociology, anthropology and multicultural issues.

Collection contains 55 hours of moving images about Northern Ireland from 1897-2000, including drama, animation, documentaries, news, newsreels, and amateur films.

Organization devoted to advancing the field of moving image archiving. Includes information on membership, conferences, publications, awards, and interest groups.

Collection of historically important films. General information including donation guidelines.

Video resources from the world's largest educational TV archive, incorporating a full licence to use in education and training.

Sponsored by and developed at the Interaction Design Laboratory at the School of Information and Library Science, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. The purpose of the Open Video Project is to collect and make available a repository of digitized video content for the digital video, multimedia retrieval, digital library, and other research communities.

Project to expand the offerings of the current ASIFA-Hollywood Animation Center in Burbank, California, to include a virtual archive, museum, library and research facility devoted to the art of animation. Progress reports and call for volunteers.

Home of the archive for UK's Contemporary Films studio, with a searchable library of cold war, WWII, civil rights, 60s, subculture and music footage.

Collection of advertising, amateur, educational and industrial films that date from 1903 to 1990. Historical and bibliographical resources on these genres.

Records of the Rothschild family, held in London, England.

Links to education, professional resources, organizations, and standards.

Dedicated to providing educational information about the protection of important official records from fire, disasters, theft and other dangers to risk management experts, small business owners, government officials, and corporate executives.

A non-profit organisation developing new approaches to the problems of managing public sector records in developing countries. Includes information on its educational, research and country project work.

Project for the update and extension of the Model requirements for Electronic Records Management. The original version of this document has, in the five years since it was published, become a de facto standard for ERM and has been translated into ten languages.

Council founded in 1985 to provide coordination of federal-provincial efforts to encourage and facilitate the evolution of an archival system in Canada.

Includes membership contacts, programs, newsletter, meeting agendas, and publications.

Nonprofit professional association and authority on managing records and information. Resources include industry news, regulatory and legal updates, standards and best practices, member network, bookstore and education.

A records and information management industry group devoted to professional development and the advancement of the field. Provides meeting information, calendar of events, and employment opportunitie.

Atlanta, Georgia, chapter of ARMA International. Resources include general information, job postings, meetings, leadership, committees, newsletter and links.

Includes information regarding meetings, education, membership, committees and links.

Support and communication source for the southeast regional chapters of ARMA International. Resources include events calendar, chapter listings and updates.

Charged with the important work of preserving and educating others on the cultural heritage of Mississippi. Aims, news and publications.