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Catalogue Updates - November 2014

 There’s always something new in SRO’s online catalogue. Called AEON and soon to become AtoM, we are continuously uploading digitised archives, item dates, new agencies, series, consignments, corrections, checking restricted access, new admin history, etc.; it’s enough to keep you up all night.

Michele Keogh Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 11:14

9 June - International Archives Day

9 June is International Archives Day, a date chosen by the International Council on Archives in 2007 to promote archives and good record keeping. Why 9th of June? This day was chosen because it is the anniversary of the creation of the International Council on Archives under the auspices of UNESCO in 1948.

On International Archives Day, Archives and Record Keeping organisations around the world are encouraged by the International Council on Archives to:

Gerard Foley Monday, June 9, 2014 - 11:05

The mo' behind bars: depression, mental illness and prisoner moustaches at the SROWA.

The month of Movember, established in Melbourne in 2003, encourages us to look at issues relating to men’s health – in particular testicular and prostate cancer and mental health.  While others are growing mo’s,  we thought we would look to our collections to see what issues relating to men’s health we could identify along with some great moustaches of the day.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jvb6TnBEdu0&feature=youtu.be

Lise Summers Thursday, November 21, 2013 - 09:18

Comparing AEONs to AtoMs

For many years we’ve been receiving feedback from SRO users through our surveys and feedback forms about AEON – about how it works and what sort of functions and features it should have. We’ve been listening and, while not everything you have requested is possible, we have begun looking at a replacement collection management system which will accommodate many of the functions requested over the years.

Meg Travers Friday, November 15, 2013 - 14:22

The mo’ behind bars: convicted moustaches at the SRO

Movember is an independent, global charity established to make a difference to the face of men's health.  The challenge is to grow a moustache for the 30 days of November to raise money for and awareness of men's health issues.  It began in Melbourne in 2003 and is now a global phenomenon, raising $140 million AUS last year.  It shows that one simple idea can have a big impact.  Over the next few weeks, we will be exploring several issues related to men's health.

Lise Summers Friday, November 8, 2013 - 16:25

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