controlaccess: Relevant Subjects in Archives and Related Fields 2017-04-16

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

ARCHIVES 2017 Registration is now Open! Early Bird Deadline is July 6

Karen Gracy’s book Film Preservation: Competing Definitions of Value, Use & Practice (SAA, 2007) is now out of print, but you can view it for free via HathiTrust

MayDay: Saving Our Archives – May 1

Guide to Implementing Rights Statements from

Annual Meeting, July 23-29, 2017

Portland Host Committee Blog

Registration is now open!

2017 SAA Research Forum – Call for Participants and Presentations

Other Professional Happenings

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.

Archives and Archivists in the News

A Trove on the Women’s Suffrage Struggle, Found in an Old Box

Cultivating Serendipity: A Visit to the New York Times ‘Morgue’

James Baldwin’s Archive, Long Hidden, Comes (Mostly) Into View


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