Looking back over the past year and a half, I’m amazed by how much we have done, and how close we are to going live with our new system.
Lise Summers Friday, May 8, 2015 - 15:53
State Archives used in the National Anzac Centre, Albany
The SRO applauds the WA Museum’s work in developing, building and so successfully launching the National Anzac Centre in Albany in only 14 months. The SRO recognises that the development of exhibitions content for the new Anzac Centre required a lot of research of the WA Museum’s own collection and other key collections within and without DCA portfolio agencies, including State Archives held by the SRO.Gerard Foley Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 17:44
Key ‘Prize of War’
Anzac Centenary commemorations have been the impetus for Archivists at the SRO to examine the State Archives Collection for First World War stories.Gerard Foley Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 16:24
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
Penelope Hetherington's book The Marriage Knot has won the 2014 Margaret Medcalf Award.Gerard Foley Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 09:54
The State Records Office of Western Australia (SRO) is conducting a survey to assess the records management training needs and interests across State and local government in WA.
The survey consists of ten questions and should only take around five minutes to complete. All responses will be anonymous and remain confidential.Amanda Casselton Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 10:57
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
Last time I wrote about this exciting project, I said that one of the key differences between archival and library description was the fact that we rarely, if ever, use subject classification.Lise Summers Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 16:29
A guest blog from George Main, from the National Museum of Australia.
Notes made by Constable Napier in his police journal, 1907. (WAS 76,cons 430, 1907/1571)Lise Summers Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 12:06