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Covers developments in email archiving and e-Discovery.

A View to Hugh

Commentary on the processing of the Hugh Morton photographs and films.

Alone in the Archives

Thoughts and notes of a "lone arranger" archivist at a small college.

The Anarchivist

Blog of archivist Geof Huth. Posts occasional musings and opinions on archiving work.

AOTUS: Collector in Chief

The Archivist's reports on transparency, collaboration, and participation at the National Archives.

Social bookmarking blog for research archivists. Tackles the impact of technology on the archiving profession.


Peter Van Garderen's research notes, resources, and musings on archival science.

Archives Hub Blog

Collection of archivist resources, information, and ideas.


Archive blogs aggregator compatible with a variety of feeds including RSS, Atom, OPML and FOAF.

Ask Archivists

Promoting and celebrating the #askarchivists tag on Twitter.

Derangement and Description

Archivist humor in the form of cartoons and snippets.

The Digital Archive

Articles and discussions covering the Internet, digitization, and other topics of interest to archivists.

Digitization 101

Contains discussions, lessons, and other resources related to digital asset preservation, archiving, and management.


Public library and digital archive offering a collection of collections.

Internet Archive Blogs

News and updates from the team at


Insights into the innovative use of technology in further and higher education.

The Johnson Library Archives and Special Collections

Tracking the developments of the archives and special collections of the Southern Polytechnic State University's Lawrence V. Johnson library.


Electronic records archivist blogs about security, best practice, archive careers, Web 2.0 and numerous other relevant topics.

Library and Archives Canada

Offering posts helpful to researchers.


Official blog of the United States National Archives.

New Archivist

Discussion of issues and challenges facing archivists.

Open Access Archivangelism

Featuring posts on institutional open access archival policies.

Peeling Back the Bark

Exploring the collections, acquisitions, and treasures of the Forest History Society.

Practical Archivist

Advice, hints and tips for home archivists and genealogists.

The Secret Mirror

Mark A. Matienzo's blog on archives and archiving. Also has discussions on music and IT.

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Features news from behind the scenes at these archives. smithsonian

The Society of Qualified Archivists

Blog of the professional archivist Alethea Wailes-Hadden. Contains a glossary of archival terms as well as updates in the field.

Story Corps

Follows the facilitators of the Story Corps project as they collect oral histories from ordinary people.

Television Archiving

Information and discussions on the future of online videos and broadcasting.

The Ten Thousand Year Blog

Thoughts and comments on archiving and digitization.

Today's Document

Daily featured documents from the National Archives. todaysdocument


The official blog of the National Security Archive. nsarchive

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