Descriptive Notes: blog launch and new post

Dear Colleagues,

The Description Section is pleased to announce the launch of its new blog, Descriptive Notes! With this transition, we hope to make Descriptive Notes more accessible as a forum for the exchange of ideas and resources about archival description.

Inspired by the Section's Inclusive Description Portal, we are starting off the blog with a series on inclusive description. In our first post, Sharon Mizota discusses the development of guidelines for using Wikidata as a controlled descriptive vocabulary within a reparative, social justice framework. Read it here: Change is Good: Navigating Wikidata as a Controlled Descriptive Vocabulary.

We hope you enjoy the blog and stay tuned for more posts. We are always looking for new contributors and accept submissions on a rolling basis for all issues related to archival description. Check out our submission guidelines for more information, and feel free to get in touch with us if you have any questions.

Happy reading!

Lori Dedeyan
On behalf of the Descriptive Notes Editorial Team

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