controlaccess: Relevant Subjects in Archives and Related Fields 2017-02-26

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

The Role of Archivists During the Current Administration

Please join the SAA Students and New Archives Professionals Section for the next #snaprt Twitter chat tomorrow, February 27, 2016 at 8 pm ET. We will discuss the role of archivists during the current administration.

Contribute to the SAA Student Chapter Manual
Part of an SAA student chapter? Consider adding your expertise to the SAA Student Chapter Manual, now in progress.

February Council Conference Call Minutes Available

Check out SAA’s new Internship Directory! 

Portland Host Committee Blog
The Annual Meeting is July 23-29, 2017!

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.

Call for Proposals and Presenters: The Liberated Archive Forum
Proposals are due March 13.

Other Professional Happenings

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 March 14, 2017.

Deadline for ACA Exam
The Academy of Certified Archivists’ exam deadline is May 15.

Conferences and Trainings

2017 Western Archives Institute
July 9-21 in Santa Clara, CA. Application deadline is March 3.

Planning New and Remodeled Archival Facilities
March 6-7, 2017 in Pittsburgh, PA

Business Archives…Establishing and Managing an Archives
June 12-14, 2017 at Harley-Davidson Museum, Milwaukee, WI

Georgia Archives Institute
June 12-23, 2017 in Morrow, GA. Application deadline is April 1.

Cultural Diversity Competency
April 5, 2017 in Omaha, NE

Archives and Archivists in the News

Accessing Hitler’s Archives

To the Archives! A time capsule from 1939 still waits to be opened in Charleston

Iowa’s Special Collections embeds its archives in the digital space

A Look Inside the Nike Archives


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