International conference and special cultural events mark conclusion of the project “Cross Border E-archive”

Posted on Jun 30, 2014

At the end of June after a two years long journey, full of surprises and challenges, the project “Cross Border E-archives” was celebrating its successful conclusion with a two day program of special events, which took place in Riga, European Capital of Culture 2014, and in the beautiful resort town Jurmala (Latvia).

Closing conference “Digital Archives and Historical Cross Border Heritage” was held in Riga on June 19 and gathered a wide range of stakeholders from Estonia, Latvia, Russia and Lithuania for a dialog about topics related to preservation of the cultural cross border heritage and digitalization in memory institutions. Project results and benefits created by the project to a wide range of inhabitants in cross border territories of Estonia, Latvia and Russia were discussed during the conference, as well as new opportunities introduced to anyone who is interested in research of cultural and historical ties and importance of heritage in today’s cultural context.

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New article by Prof. Aadu Must highlights various aspects of the project and analyses needs and expectations of archives users

Posted on Jun 27, 2014

The article “Estonia-Latvia-Russia Archival Cooperation Project “Cross Border E-Archive”: User Aspect” by Prof. Aadu Must addresses the Estonia-Latvia-Russia project “Cross Border E-archive” that has the aim of bringing the mutually interesting historical information into joint use and thereby creating historical and cultural synergy. Project and its potential follow-up activities are analysed on the background of global and regional developments in archival science, user expectations with regard to archives and possibilities for their inclusion with the goal of contributing to positive developments in the field of archival science.

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E-archive Handbook is made available to the public

Posted on Jun 26, 2014

Professional publication “E-archive Handbook” was developed by Latvian non-governmental organisation “Ideju Forums” to help all users of the virtual archive to understand the structure of the portal, its functionality and content and to give step-by-step instructions on how to use the E-archive platform.

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Methodological material for advanced usage of the e-archive platform is made available to the public

Posted on Jun 26, 2014

Professional publication “Methodological material for usage of e-archive platform. Advanced user” published by Latvian non-governmental organisation „Ideju Forums”, was created for advanced users – mainly only professionals who will participate in developing and editing the content of the e-archive platform. The platform provides that the content creation, editing and updating shall be carried out by experts who have been granted an appropriate level of tolerance and are trained to carry out these activities.

This methodological material is intended only for archive and IT professionals and includes instructions on how to use its features, platforms, as well as the use of administrator level management tool.

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