Archiving the past, protecting the future

September 17 / 197

Later this month the University of Melbourne will host this year’s Australian Society of Archivists conference as part of the Information Technologies Indigenous Communities symposium, which will explore questions on the diversity of UMA’s collections, audiences and the profession, as well as exploring the impact and potential of information technologies in Indigenous communities and on traditional knowledge.

’56 Olympics ladies’ team skirt found in University archives

September 16 / 186

On the sixtieth anniversary of the Melbourne Olympic Games in 1956, many of Victoria’s collecting institutions are running programs to celebrate. In a moment of timely serendipity the Australian Team ladies’ skirt made by Fletcher Jones has recently been uncovered at the University of Melbourne Archives. 

Australian Red Cross donates 100 years of memories to University archives

October 14 / 147

A collection of one hundred years of photographs, records and treasured objects that tell a significant story in Australia’s social history has been donated to the University of Melbourne Archives (UMA).

More than 170 years of scientific publishing now at researchers’ fingertips

May 13 / 109

The University of Melbourne Library has become the first institution in the southern hemisphere to purchase the Springer Book Archive.

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