controlaccess: Relevant Subjects in Archives and Related Fields for 2016-3-10

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!


Don’t forget to vote in the SAA Election 2016 March 14 to April 3! Check out interviews with the candidates here.

Take the SAA 2016 Book Publishing Survey here and be entered for a chance to win an iPad with three SAA ebooks.

Join the #snaprt chat on collaboration between archivists and technologists March 15 at 8:00 pm ET

Women’s History Month

Learn about Trudy Huskamp Peterson, the first woman to be appointed Acting Archivist of the United States in 1993.

“The Invisibility of Women Archivists: Statistics, Diversity and Privilege” from the Issues and Advocacy Roundtable Blog.

Archives in the News

Discovering a different side of black history in the archives of a black press.

Veteran actor and filmmaker Kamal Haasan says there is a “need to grow a resource of passionate film archivists” in India.

The University of Chicago Archives have recently been in the news over the identification of photographs of Bernie Sanders  in their holdings.

From The New York Times,  “Bob Dylan’s Secret Archive.”




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