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!
The Council of State Archivists, the National Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators, along with the SAA Council have finalized a Joint Statement on Access to State and Local Records, developed by the Joint Working Group on Issues and Awareness. Read the statement here.
NYU Kevorkian Center of Near Eastern Studies for a community archiving day for the Jack G. Shaheen Collection on Arabs in U.S. Film and Television on Saturday will be April 9th from 11-5 at the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU (8 Washington Mews)Lunch will be provided. Questions/RSVP to Brendan Allen, Democracy Now! Archivist.
Conferences, Papers, & Scholarships
The AMIA Newsletter is seeking submissions about members, institutions, projects and work being done within the field. The deadline for the next AMIA Newsletter has been extended to April 1st. Send articles and updates in Word, or in the body of the email, to editor@AMIAnews.org.
The International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives (IASA) 47th Annual Conference have extended the deadline for proposals until March 31st. The Conference, A World of Opportunity: Audiovisual Archives and the Digital Landscape, will be held September 25-29, 2016 at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. More info on submitting here.
The Association of Moving Image Archivists is now accepting proposals for papers, sessions, and workshops for their annual meeting to be held in Pittsburgh, PA November 9–12, 2016. The conference also four curated themed streams of programming in addition to proposals received. Please review their descriptions here for more information. Feel free to contact the Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Odds and Ends
“The 366 Project,” timed with Star Trek’s 50th anniversary Roddenberry Entertainment has revealed three never-before-seen archival pics from Star Trek: The Original Series, and is sharing a pick a day through the year on their Facebook.