controlaccess: Relevant Subjects in Archives and Related Fields for 2016-5-22

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!

SAA

Registration is open for the annual conference. Early bird rates end July 6th!

Proposals are being accepted for pop-up sessions until June 3rd.

SNAP has a few resources already for the meeting, with more to come!

ARL/SAA are calling for applications to Mosaic II, which has a deadline of June 13th.

The new Archival Outlook profiles the new Council members. Erin Lawrimore is blogging her experience here.

Government/Politics

The Library of Congress has a comment page for the proposed change to LOC Subject Headings to replace “illegal aliens.”

The U.S. Patent and Trade Office has created a new Open Data Portal.

The Wall Street Journal compares Facebook’s filter bubble side-by-side. Even more is available here.

Libraries

Library Journal has been following the Elsevier-SSRN issue. Stay up-to-date with the latest here.

Digital Preservation

Bertram Lyons argues there will be no Digital Dark Age.

Opportunities

The Digital Libraries Federation has extended the deadline to submit proposals for DLF 2016 until tomorrow, May 23rd.

The Society of Florida Archivists and Society of Georgia Archivists welcome proposals for their joint meeting until May 31st.

 

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