controlaccess: Relevant Subjects in Archives and Related Fields for 2016-2-14

This is the weekly roundup of headlines in and around archives, including some library, museum, digital humanities, and information science things as well. If you see something we’ve missed, please email us!

From the National Archives via Twitter (@USNatArchives) "Michigan Avenue, Chicago" July 1975

Happy Valentine’s Day! From the National Archives via Twitter (@USNatArchives) “Michigan Avenue, Chicago” July 1975


SAA is seeking interns to serve on SAA appointed groups for the 2016-2017 term. Apply by March 17.

The Committee on Public Awareness has a new blog, ArchivesAWARE!an “online space where professionals and students engaged in all aspects of archival work can share their experiences of and ideas for raising public awareness of archives and the value that archives and archivists add to business, government, education, and society as a whole.”

The deadline for applications/nominations for SAA fellows, awards, and scholarships are due by February 28.

Educational Opportunities

The Minnesota Institute for Early Career Librarians from Underrepresented Communities is seeking applications for their 2016 class.

New DAS webinar scheduled on User Experience Design and Digital Archives.

The Collective Wisdom: LAM Conference Exchange is seeking representatives from archives, museums, and libraries to form a learning cohort to attend three national conferences.

Upcoming Twitter Chats

The SNAP roundtable will host a chat February 15 on the mental health issues affecting student and new professionals.

The Women Archivists roundtable will host a chat on February 19 on salary negotiation.

Odds and Ends

The Internet Archive began a Malware Museum.

Jack White rescues Paramount Records archives.

Celebrate Valentine’s Day by checking out #ArchivesValentines on Twitter.


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