controlaccess: Relevant Subjects in Archives and Related Field for 2016-3-5

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!


Sixteen candidates are slated for the 2016 ballot. Voters will be able to access ballots between March 14 and April 3. Learn more and about the candidates here. The SNAP blog is currently featuring interviews with candidates through March 9.

Don’t forget to apply to serve as an intern for SAA Appointed Groups by March 17.

Submit a proposal for the 2016 SAA Research Forum by May 1.

Do you know an SAA member who has been an advocate for archives and archivists? Nominate great advocates for a Q&A to be hosted by the Issues and Advocacy Roundtable at the 2016 SAA Annual Meeting. 

Scholarships and Fellowships

ARL/Mosaic Program applications are due by April 6.

Applications for The John Foster and Janet Avery Dulles Archival Fellowship for graduate students is due Monday, March 7.

Writing Opportunities for Students and New Professionals

The Editorial Board for Who’s Who in Archives Globally,  a project from the International Council on Archives Section on University and Research, is seeking proposals for biographic entries.

The SNAP Roundtable Blog Team is always seeking guest authors for the blog! Current students interested in writing for the blog should contact Lily Troia and new professionals can contact Anna Trammell.

Odds and Ends

Moving Trans History Forward 2016 will be held March 18 and 19 at the University of Victoria.

The Rauschenberg Foundation eases copyright restrictions on art.

The Library of Congress has digitized 7,500 manuscripts and 2,500 photographs related to Rosa Parks. These are available online here.



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