Tips for Cataloger
A handy guide for those about to embark on the trials and tribulations of cataloging their materials.
A postcard for activist archivists to pass out to their communities. “Why Archive” was team effort by ActArcs, Rick Prelinger of Internet Archive, and members of the Occupy Wall Street Archives Working Group.
Community Archives and Libraries
Spanish-language blog on efforts to archive documents from Spain’s 15-M movement.
The Interference Archive explores the relationship between cultural production and social movements.
A collection of media about Occupy Wall Street and related Occupy movements.
“#Occupy Archive is documenting and saving the digital evidence and stories from the Occupy protests worldwide that began in September 2011 in Lower Manhattan. Occupy Wall Street (OWS) inspired groups to form in small towns and large cities around the wor
Occupy Libraries and Archives News
“We are a group of archivists and members of the Issues & Advocacy Roundtable Issues & Advocacy Roundtable at the Society of American ArchivistsSociety of American Archivists. Our mission is to collect and disseminate information about libraries
Occupy Wall Street Archives Working Group
“Collecting video, audio and ephemera (flyers and signs) of the Occupy Wall Street movement originating in Liberty Plaza. Meetings: Sundays @ 5 pm; meet at the public atrium at 60 Wall Street.”
“…a repository for various texts found while trolling through the archives of the anarchist and left political history of the 20th century (give or take a bit).”
Brooklyn, NY – “A collection of books that have fallen out of mainstream circulation and been acquired for their visual content.”
Start an Archives!
“…a blog about the trials and tribulations of starting a community archives.”
“Initiated in March 2011, Tahrir Documents is an ongoing effort to archive and translate activist papers from the 2011 Egyptian uprising and its aftermath. Materials are collected from demonstrations in Cairo’s Tahrir Square and published in complete En
The People's Library
“The People’s Library is the collective, public, open library of the Occupy Wall Street leaderless resistance movement.”
The Radical Archives of Philadelphia
“Radical Archives of Philadelphia is an all-volunteer, collectively-run community archives that acquires, preserves and makes available the material history of radical individuals and organizations in Philadelphia.”