controlaccess: Relevant Subjects in Archives and Related Fields 2017-03-12

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

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! 

Survey on SAA Participation
The Membership Committee is seeking feedback on barriers to participation in SAA through a brief three-question survey. The survey will close March 31.

SAA Upcoming Deadlines

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

Other Professional Happenings

Survey for MLIS (or equal) grads in US
Take this survey on how student participation in professional organizations has affected your career

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 Trainings

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

Maine State Archives & Library Launch Digital Maine Transcription Project

Found: A Miniature Working Model of the National Archives Vault

A Bookbinder’s Craft

Activists Rush to Save Government Science Data

Archivists launch the Video Game History Foundation


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