Recommendations & Guidelines

Guidelines for Identifying Relevant Documentation for Holocaust Research, Education, and Remembrance

Access to Holocaust-related material helps societies deal openly and accurately with the past. But when is a document relevant for Holocaust research? This tool offers archivists clearer guidance on how to answer this complex question.

These guidelines offer a single tool for identifying relevant documentation for Holocaust research, remembrance and education. It will help archives and other bodies assess their collections and allow access for research. It also contains helpful guidance for countries that are subject to the GDPR.

This resource includes:

  1. The IHRA Working Definition of Holocaust-related materials
  2. Guidelines for identifying relevant documentation for Holocaust research, education and remembrance
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Find your answers: gaining access to Holocaust-related material

There are still so many unanswered questions about the Holocaust and its impact. And the answers are in the archives. This video shows how these Guidelines can help overcome the real barriers to archival research.

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