IRRT (International Relations Round Table)

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The mission of the International Relations Round Table is to promote interest in library issues and librarianship worldwide; to help coordinate international activities within ALA, serving as a liaison between the International Relations Committee and those members of the Association interested in international relations; to develop programs and activities which further the international objectives of ALA; and to provide hospitality and information to visitors from abroad.



Learn more about IRRT on the ALA website.

Webinar -Preserving Independent Media: A Conversation about the Russian Independent Media Archive

  • 1.  Webinar -Preserving Independent Media: A Conversation about the Russian Independent Media Archive

    Posted Apr 11, 2023 10:50 AM
    Preserving Independent Media: A Conversation about the Russian Independent Media Archive
    Wednesday, April 26, 2023| 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm US Central Time
     
    Speakers: 
    Anna Nemzer, journalist, writer, documentary filmmaker, activist.
    Ilia Venyavkin, historian of Soviet and post-Soviet culture, journalist, educational designer, activist.
     
    The Russian Independent Media Archive (RIMA) is an online archive of independent media from 2000 until present. Spearheaded by Pen Institute and Bard College in collaboration with Internet Archive's Wayback Machine, the project will eventually hold and preserve 20 years of Russian independent media. Please join us for a discussion with the team behind the RIMA to learn more about the project and to share your feedback on the project. Librarians, archivists, and scholars are especially encouraged to attend. RIMA aims to serve as a model for archiving and preserving independent media around the world and making it accessible for all. 
     

    This event is hosted by the Slavic Reference Service at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and the Open Society University Network.

    Register Here

    Questions? Contact the Slavic Reference Service (srsicte@library.illinois.edu)



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    Meggan A. Houlihan
    Director of the OSUN Library Resources Program
    Open Society University Network
    mhoulihan@bard.edu
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