Open Memory: Using inter-institutional cooperation to facilitate access to human rights

Archives of newspaper articlesDocumentary Heritage is a program of Memoria Abierta (Open Memory), whose goal is to improve the use of and access to the documentation stored in the institutional archives of participating human rights organizations.  The Documentary Heritage Program seeks to make all of the documentation related to the period of state terrorism and its present consequences accessible for research and educational purposes, thereby increasing knowledge and contributing to a social conscience about what occurred in Argentina. 

They view the archival process as a way to support the work of member organizations, not only to use their own materials, but to also increase cooperation among various institutions.

Year of Publication: 2005
Author(s): Damian Ferrari

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