controlaccess: Relevant Subjects in Archives and Related Fields 2017-04-02

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 Comments on HR-1695, Regarding the Register of Copyrights

Annual Meeting, July 23-29, 2017

Portland Host Committee Blog

Registration opens April 3rd.

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 April 11, 2017.

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

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

Archivist LaToya Devezin On Preserving African-American History And Culture

Stanford students praise new hands-on approach to archival research

Rescuing film prints from floods, fire and ignorance: tales from the pioneer of archiving in India

Frank Gehry’s archives are headed to the Getty

Watch Archives Prove Their Worth

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