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16 November 2012
On 21 November 2012 the Department for Archives and Records Management of the Justice Ministry of the Republic of Belarus holds a workshop meeting at the conference hall of the National Archives of the Republic of Belarus to discuss the issues relating to the practical use of the changes and amendments introduced into the normative and legal base in archives and records management in accordance with the Belarus Law on Archives and Records Management of the Republic of Belarus of 25 November 2011.

The participants at the workshop will be the archives and records management chiefs at the main justice boards of the Minsk city and regional executive committees, directors at the state archival institutions (republic-level, regional and local) and legal experts.

19 October 2012
A test version of the Republic of Belarus State Archives Fonds Catalogue information retrieval system has been launched at the address http://fk.archives.gov.by/

The information resource contains portions of data from the National Fonds Catalogue on the contents, composition and location of more than 50,000 fonds (record groups) held in the permanent custody of the state archives of the Republic of Belarus.
18 May 2012
On 22 May 2012, the National Press Centre of the Republic of Belurus (5 Oktyabrskaya Street, 220030, Minsk) holds a press-conference dedicated to 90 years of archival bodies and institutions of the Republic of Belarus and the 85th anniversary of the National Archives of the Republic of Belarus.

Participants at the press-conference are V. Adamushko, director at the Department for Archives and Records Management of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Belarus and N. Rudakovsky, acting director at the National Archives of the Republic of Belarus.

The press conference starts at 11:00.
15 May 2012
The Belarusian Research Institute of Records Management and Archival Studies (BelNIIDAD) holds a one-day practical workshop on Institutional Archives: Creation and Organizational Management on 22 May 2012.

The workshop is organized for archive heads, records management officers, legal experts, accountants, institution heads.

The issues on the agenda include:

  • Legislation of the Republic of Belarus in archival affairs and the state control over its observance. The procedures for an archive’s creation and management.
    File classification plan as a basic document in an archive’s management.
  • Types of file plans and procedures for their development.
  • Participation of an institutional archive in the creation and confirmation of file plans.
  • Transfer of files to an institutional archive for preservation. Destruction of records and files with expired retention periods.
  • An institutional archive’s control over file organization in internal divisions.
  • Definition of retention periods. Appraisal of records in an institution’s recordkeeping and archive.
  • Making of file inventories in transferring records to an institutional archive. Making of combined inventories in an archive.
  • Procedures for destruction of records with expired retention periods.
  • Inventorying and preservation of records and files in an institutional archive.
  • Development of finding aids.
  • Records preservation in an institutional archive (requirements to storage facilities, conditions, equipment, file location).
  • Records use in an institutional archive (handling citizens’ inquiries, issuance of files).

    The workshop is given by the head of records management and formation of National Achival Holdings at the Department for Archives and Records Management of the Republic of Belarus E. Davydova, the director of the Belarusian Research Institute of Records Management and Archival Studies A. Rybakov and other qualified experts and authors of normative documents, teaching aids and procedural guidance in archives and records management.
  • 30 March 2012
    The Department for Archives and Records Management of the Justice Ministry of the Republic of Belarus, the Belarusian State University History Faculty, the National Archives of the Republic of Belarus and the Belarusian Research Institute of Records Management and Archival Studies hold an international scholarly conference entitled Historical Heritage of Belarus: Identification, Preservation and Study (on the 90th anniversary of the State Archival Service of the Republic of Belarus, the 85th anniversary of the National Archives of the Republic of Belarus and the 20th anniversary of the Belarusian State University Source Study Department). The conference will take place in Minsk on 17-18 May 2012.

    The conference topics:
    • History, present state and perspectives of development of archival studies in Belarus;
    • Source study and archaeography, archival studies and records management as the related areas of scholarly research;
    • Archives and special historical disciplines;
    • Archival records in the studies on ethnology, folklore and history of arts;
    • Cooperation between museums, libraries and archival institutions in the identification, preservation and study of the documentary heritage of Belarus;
    • The state of contemporary historiography. The methodology of historical research;
    • Topical issues of professional training in archival science and records management;
    • Historical information science: the issues of teaching and research.

    Working languages: Belarusian, Russian.

    To participate in the conference, please complete the online application form by April 20, 2012 www.hist.bsu.by/konf2012.

    Terms of payment of expenses to nonresident participants will be sent following the submission of the application form (not later than April 24, 2012).

    The conference papers are expected to be published as a separate volume of conference papers and as research articles in scholarly journals.

    The Organizing Committee reserves the right of choice of materials for publication. The Organizing Committee recommends submitting the paper texts (presentation, report) in both electronic form and on paper. Requirements to texts and the procedure for their submission are here www.hist.bsu.by/konf2012.

    Address of the Organizing Committee: Krasnoarmeiskaya Str. 6-20, Minsk, 220030, Belarus, tel.: +375 17 209 57 06, fax +375 17 226 01 75, E-mail: nazaranka@bsu.by
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