New Archival Collections
The Leo Baeck Institute is continually collecting new archival materials related to the history of German-speaking Jews.
LBI’s Role as an Archive in the Digital Age
As we reflect on the changing role of a community archive in the digital age, we finds that the transformation of our work that began with digitization has prepared LBI for work during a pandemic.
Jewish Bukovina And Transylvania Archival Survey
This survey of the materials related to Jewish life in the collections of the Romanian National Archive repositories has resulted in an online catalog.
Archive and Library Work in the Age of COVID-19
On Friday, March 13, 2020 the staff of the Leo Baeck Institute were together for last time before beginning full-time remote work in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A Visit to the German Literature Archive in Marbach
This June, I visited the German Literature Archive in Marbach (Deutsches Literaturarchiv Marbach – DLA), where I gave a talk about traces of emigrant libraries in the collections of the LBI and spent a week learning about the activities and holdings of the leading repository of sources related to German-language …
Teaching the Holocaust with Archives—The 1938Projekt as Pedagogy
LBI and public school teachers workshop a pedagogy for students based of the 1938Projekt.
History by the Foot: Processing Archival Collections at the LBI
From their rediscovery in the attic to a researcher's laptop, the documents in the LBI Archives undergo a long journey.
Digitization and Beyond: LBI Staff Report on Library and Archives Trends
LBI Library staff Renate Evers, Ginger Barna, Tracey Felder and Lauren Paustian engaged with current issues and developments in librarianship at several conferences in 2015 and 2016.
Survey of Romanian Archives Shifts Focus to Jewish Community Records
A survey of archival material related to the Jewish history of Transylvania and Bukovina will begin a new chapter based on important discoveries by project director Julie Dawson, who found rich unprocessed information in Jewish community archives. Since 2013, with funding from the Rothschild Foundation (Hanadiv) Europe, Julie Dawson has …