New Publication Provides Disaster Mitigation Framework Awareness and education are crucial to mitigating damage and loss. Mitigation for Memory: A Disaster Mitigation Framework for Cultural Resources—published December 2014 and developed in cooperation with the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and the Massachusetts Archives—outlines low-cost or no-cost activities that will substantially reduce risks to cultural collections. The publication can be accessed at http://goo.gl/yTjRrn. Publications from International Council on Archives -Comma, International Journal on Archives, edited by Margaret Procter, dedicates two issues to the proceedings of the 2012 ICA Congress in Brisbane, Australia. Eighteen articles address “trust and sustainability in the digital environment” (2012-2) and another dozen focus on “identities and communities” (2013-1). SAA members Jeannette Bastian, Laura Millar, Cal Lee, and Victoria Lemieux are featured. View the publication at http://goo.gl/zkptll. -Crisis, Credibility, and Corporate History, edited by Alexander Bieri, explores the use of corporate history in marketing and promotion. Based on proceedings from an April 2013 conference organized by ICA’s Section on Business and Labour Archives, it includes a piece by SAA member Paul Lasewicz, “The View from the Ivory Tower: The Academic Perspective on the Strategic Value of Corporate History and Heritage.” View the publication at http://goo.gl/JrLEjH.
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