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A new language added to the Online Short Dictionary

Multilingual dictionary of archival terminology

A new language added to the Online Short Dictionary


About us

The International Institute for Archival Science – IIAS stems from the Centre for Technical and Professional Problems in Archives founded in 1986 on the initiative of Mr. Peter Pavel Klasinc... (read more)

Activities of IIAS

The main activity of the IIAS is the yearly international meeting. In 1989 it was decided to issue a review dedicated to the problems of the field, called "Atlanti". The first issue, in 1991, became the following year the official review of the International Institute for Archival Science...(read more)

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IIAS Forum

A new section of the IIAS website is now available, a Forum dedicated to discussion and debate on archival issues (English language only). With this forum IIAS means to offer a virtual place where members and non members of the International Institute for Archival Science can meet and share ideas, opinions etc..., wishing that a wide, lively and useful participation will lead everybody to a professional growth.
The Forum is divided in three sections: the first, Archival Autumn School, for matters related to the IIAS Archival School; the second, Archival science, for general archival issues; the third, Archival Terms Dictionary project, intended to support the work on the IIAS Multilingual Dictionary.
The Forum is dedicated to international archival community. For posting messages, user registration (subdued to Forum administrators approval) is required.
Please feel free to subscribe and give your contributions!

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28th International Archival Day


Dear Colleague,

During its meeting on October 17th, 2017, the G. Assembly of the IIAS Members set and confirmed the topics for the 28th IIAS International Archival Day, to be held in Trieste on 19th and 20th November 2018:
1. Private Archives: Questions of Protection and Access (Archives of private organizations; Company archives; Archives of digital and analogue media: the press, radio, TV; etc.)
2. General Data Protection Regulation
IIAS therefore invites you to submit a complete text (minimum 6, maximum 16 pages) in one of the three IIAS official languages (English, Italian, Slovenian) not later than April 20th 2018.
The text should contain the abstract (maximum 150 words) in English and in your national language and the summary (1000 words if the article is written in your national language, if in English than maximum 400 words) in English.
The Editorial Board will evaluate your proposal and, not later than May 20th, 2018, give a response of acceptance or not.
You are kindly requested to strictly comply with the attached Guidelines for Publishing in “Atlanti”, particularly for citations, both for bibliography and references (i.e. footnotes, quotes) since this will be very important in editing the publication.
The articles must be sent in electronic version (Word file) via e-mail to: and
With our best regards,

Assist. Prof. Dr. Peter Pavel Klasinc, Director IIAS
Prof. Dr. Grazia Tatò, Deputy Director IIAS