controlaccess: Relevant Subjects in Archives and Related Fields 2017-02-05

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 News

SAA Releases Statement on Executive Order Restricting Entry into the United States by Individuals from Seven Muslim-Majority Countries

Plan now to Exhibit at ARCHIVES 2017

Join the February 6th SAA Council Conference Call 

SAA Joins with Archivist Groups to Submit Recommendations to Trump Transition Team

Meet the 2017 SAA Election Candidates

SAA Upcoming Deadlines

Apply for the ARL/SAA Mosaic Program

Applications are due February 28.

SAA Awards and Scholarships Deadline

There are multiple scholarship and travel award opportunities for students. Applications are due February 28.

Other Professional Opportunities

Early-bird Deadline for ACA Exam

The Academy of Certified Archivists’ early-bird exam deadline is February 15.

ICA New Professionals Programme Bursary 2017

For archival professionals with less than 5 years’ experience or current archival students. Deadline to apply is February 6, 2017.

Join a ProjectARCC Conference Call

ProjectARCC, a community of archivists responding to climate change, hosts conference calls on the second Tuesday of every month. The next call is February 14, 2017.

Conferences and Workshops

Canadian-American Archives Conference

February 24th, 2017 at Western Washington University.

2017 Western Archives Institute

Application deadline is Friday, March 3, 2017.

Archives and Archivists in the News

The Limits of RAID: Availability vs Durability in Archives

George to Implode old Archives Building Near Capitol March 5

Lost songs of Holocaust survivors found in UA archives

Albany Archives: New York’s Beginnings, Now in Albany, Shine Light on American Legends

Nasa Archive Photos up for Auction

Princeton University launches online archive of American photographer Minor White



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