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A conference celebrating the failures & frustrations of archival research

Tweets in archive: 1558

RT @mia_out: I'd love a museum technology version for #UKMW14! RT @ProfLisaJardine: #archivefail Archival biscuits for tea! http://t.co/7pkpRrEKQB 7 Nov 14 10:20 GMT

RT @MsCaitlinMoore: @onslies storify for the Failure in the Archives conference: https://t.co/GwUkPRut8N #citylis #ArchiveFail 5 Nov 14 14:22 GMT

RT @ciaokate331: How will this New Beacon archive be used in future? Exhibition to open in 2015! #ArchiveFail 5 Nov 14 14:20 GMT

RT @ciaokate331: New Beacon has archive that was launched in 1992 and preserves letters and documents that reflect historical atmospheres #ArchiveFail 5 Nov 14 14:20 GMT

RT @bspalmieri: Now that I've had time to process it I'm grateful for this archive of #ArchiveFail by the one & only @onslies: https://t.co/p7vtXTxZGq 4 Nov 14 16:33 GMT

RT @bspalmieri: Now that I've had time to process it I'm grateful for this archive of #ArchiveFail by the one & only @onslies: https://t.co/p7vtXTxZGq 4 Nov 14 16:27 GMT

RT @onslies: Needed #ArchiveFail storify for #BARecords (structure,per session,archiving reasons...), maybe also of use to others https://t.co/73wcRZeezK 4 Nov 14 08:48 GMT

@CathrynPearce thanks! Good to know I'm not alone. Although I think #historianfail might have more to do with my case than #archivefail 4 Nov 14 07:47 GMT

RT @SLevelt: Recommended read for anyone using, curating or creating archives (physical & digital): @onslies #ArchiveFail storify https://t.co/ps3n4kzThC 4 Nov 14 06:06 GMT

RT @SLevelt: Recommended read for anyone using, curating or creating archives (physical & digital): @onslies #ArchiveFail storify https://t.co/ps3n4kzThC 4 Nov 14 05:39 GMT

RT @torcheculs: Natalie Zemon Davis tells us of feelings of plenty, not failure, in the archives - presence of women and marginalized #ArchiveFail 3 Nov 14 18:41 GMT

RT @torcheculs: Natalie Zemon Davis tells us of feelings of plenty, not failure, in the archives - presence of women and marginalized #ArchiveFail 3 Nov 14 18:27 GMT

RT @torcheculs: Natalie Zemon Davis tells us of feelings of plenty, not failure, in the archives - presence of women and marginalized #ArchiveFail 3 Nov 14 18:26 GMT

RT @onslies: Needed #ArchiveFail storify for #BARecords (structure,per session,archiving reasons...), maybe also of use to others https://t.co/73wcRZeezK 3 Nov 14 18:22 GMT

@Lucy_E_Williams Excellent post! It's a great example of what we were discussing in the conference 'Failure in the Archives', #ArchiveFail. 3 Nov 14 15:27 GMT

RT @avoiding_bears: Hey look there are pics of folks looking stylish at the @livesandletters Failure in the Archives conf #ArchiveFail https://t.co/ECG77JPogk 3 Nov 14 14:51 GMT

Does missing out on great tweets from the Failure in the Archives conference count as a fail? Hope not! Catch up with us: #archivefail. 3 Nov 14 14:39 GMT

RT @ClareGS87: These are fab. We need more conf themed biscuits! RT "@ProfLisaJardine: #archivefail Archival biscuits for tea! http://t.co/ZzvAJVglUk" 3 Nov 14 14:27 GMT

RT @maudeygirl: Archives staff too intimidated by $45K scanner so continue to digitise records using photocopier #ArchiveFail 3 Nov 14 14:27 GMT

RT @onslies: .@JREverest why does @ProfLisaJardine dislike 'surrogate'? Answer: when digitise becomes different document, own approach #ArchiveFail 3 Nov 14 14:26 GMT

RT @ClareGS87: These are fab. We need more conf themed biscuits! RT "@ProfLisaJardine: #archivefail Archival biscuits for tea! http://t.co/ZzvAJVglUk" 3 Nov 14 14:26 GMT

RT @onslies: .@ProfLisaJardine the more people read the digital, the more desperate they get to see the original #ArchiveFail 3 Nov 14 14:26 GMT

RT @ClareGS87: These are fab. We need more conf themed biscuits! RT "@ProfLisaJardine: #archivefail Archival biscuits for tea! http://t.co/ZzvAJVglUk" 3 Nov 14 14:26 GMT

RT @onslies: Digital image is not the entire object, it is just a copy of a particular aspect of the record #ArchiveFail 3 Nov 14 14:24 GMT

RT @onslies: Throwing @ProfLisaJardine 's comment about not liking the term 'surrogate' for digitalised records to our archivists #ArchiveFail 3 Nov 14 14:24 GMT

RT @ciaokate331: What does material object tell you that digital version cannot? #ArchiveFail 3 Nov 14 14:24 GMT

RT @dan_a_lowe: 'From the digital image I'm more conscious of what I get from the original' #ArchiveFail #DigitisationFail 3 Nov 14 14:24 GMT

RT @onslies: Hunt: worried about generations which grow up on the digital documents: lose skill to handle the material doc? #ArchiveFail 3 Nov 14 14:24 GMT

RT @ClareGS87: These are fab. We need more conf themed biscuits! RT "@ProfLisaJardine: #archivefail Archival biscuits for tea! http://t.co/ZzvAJVglUk" 3 Nov 14 14:23 GMT

RT @SLevelt: Recommended read for anyone using, curating or creating archives (physical & digital): @onslies #ArchiveFail storify https://t.co/ps3n4kzThC 3 Nov 14 13:02 GMT

RT @SLevelt: Recommended read for anyone using, curating or creating archives (physical & digital): @onslies #ArchiveFail storify https://t.co/ps3n4kzThC 3 Nov 14 12:38 GMT

RT @avoiding_bears: Hey look there are pics of folks looking stylish at the @livesandletters Failure in the Archives conf #ArchiveFail https://t.co/ECG77JPogk 3 Nov 14 11:58 GMT

RT @avoiding_bears: Rachel Dunn making point of how grateful researchers are to archivists and conservators - YES. They are the best. #ArchiveFail 3 Nov 14 11:58 GMT

Hey look there are pics of folks looking stylish at the @livesandletters Failure in the Archives conf #ArchiveFail https://t.co/ECG77JPogk 3 Nov 14 11:20 GMT

#archivefail #cbdm #bl_labs #iskoukmo #others so many good conferences at the moment, so little time to follow #distantreading #citylis 3 Nov 14 11:16 GMT

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