In addition to the ICA SUV and DH2014 conferences mentioned in my last post, I am also watching the Australian Historical Association conference (#ozHA2014), taking place in Brisbane. Like the digital humanities conference, the tweets raise a number of questions about use of archives, the roles of information professionals and presentation and preservation questions.
Yvonne Perkins @perkinsy
Now listening to Niles Elvery of @QSArchives talk about researching the archives for WWI records #OzHA2014
Elvery says that while @QSArchives does not have archives of overseas WWI service there are lots of records of home life esp govt #OzHA2014
[True for all State collections, I would think]
And more problematically: