History of Modern Central America through Digital Archives

Graduate seminar bridged traditional historiography with archival theory and digital scholarship, to critically examine how knowledge is produced and organized.

by: Vasken Makarian, Not Even Past Blog date: March 6, 2017

Post-Custodial Preservation and Latin America

LLILAS Benson continues to develop post-custodial practice through collaboration with Central American archives.

by: Travis Willmann, TexLibris Blog date: August 31, 2016

Announcing the 2016 TDL Award Recipients

Latin American Digital Initiatives project receives an Excellence in Digital Libraries Award from the Texas Digital Library.

by: Texas Digital Library date: April 4, 2016

Desmantelando Fronteras/Breaking Down Borders

The Desmantelando Fronteras/Breaking Down Borders webinar series is sponsored by the Latin American & Caribbean Cultural Heritage Archives (LACCHA) roundtable. This session showcases cross-border collaborations and initiatives between the U.S. and Latin America, including LADI.

by: Theresa Polk date: January 29, 2016

LLILAS Benson Launches Latin American Digital Initiatives Repository

This LACCHA blog describes the LADI project, and discusses challenges in working with multilingual, collaborative metadata.

by: Theresa Polk & Melanie Cofield date: January 19, 2016

Post-Custodial Archiving Project Concludes with Workshop and Symposium

A bilingual workshop and symposium marked the completion of “Post-Custodial Archival Development and Digital Scholarship: Learning from Latin America,” a project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

by: LLILAS Benson date: November 9, 2015


Digital Archive of the Guatemalan National Police Historical Archive

These digitized documents from the Guatemalan National Police Historical Archive (AHPN) aim to facilitate scholarly and legal research for the study of Guatemalan history and human rights in the region.

Human Rights Documentation Initiative

The Human Rights Documentation Initiative (HRDI) is committed to the long-term preservation of fragile and vulnerable records of human rights struggles worldwide, the promotion and secure usage of human rights archival materials, and the advancement of human rights research and advocacy around the world.