controlaccess: Relevant Subjects in Archives and Related Fields 2017-03-05

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

#snaprt Twitter chat with the Women Archivists Section
Please join the SAA Students and New Archives Professionals Section for the next #snaprt Twitter chat tomorrow, March 6th, 2017 at 8 pm ET, in conjunction with the Women Archivists Section to discuss leadership roles within SAA and in places of employment.

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.

Check out SAA’s new Internship Directory! 

MLIS (or equal) grad in US: Survey: Career Impact of Student Participation in Professional LIS Organizations


SAA Upcoming Deadlines

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

Other Professional Opportunities

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.


Annual Meeting, July 23-29, 2017

Portland Host Committee Blog


Conferences and Workshops

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

During 100th Anniversary Of World War I, Tennessee Archivists Work To Digitize Remaining Artifacts

In a Walt Whitman Novel, Lost for 165 Years, Clues to ‘Leaves of Grass’

An Attempt To Save South Carolina’s Historical Documents Is Destroying Them

Pacific archivists put Washington County’s oral histories online

Lou Reed’s Archives Coming to New York Public Library

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