controlaccess: Relevant Subjects in Archives and Related Fields 2017-10-08

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

Read the #AskAnArchivist Day 2017 Summary
And see all related tweets in the official Storify

National Fund for Natural Disasters for the Restoration of Archives (Page in Spanish)

2018 Joint Annual Meeting Call for Proposals
Proposals are due November 15!

Disaster Resources

National Disaster Recovery Fund For Archives Is Open for Applications

Other Professional Happenings

Electronic Records Day is October 10!

Describing Visual Resources Toolkit by University of Michigan Libraries

MARAC Business Archives Forum 2018: Call for submissions
Deadline for submissions is Friday November 4

ALA Disaster Relief Fund to Support Caribbean Islands, Mexico, Puerto Rico

New York Archives Week Is October 18th-25th

Archives and Archivists in the News

UI Archives to get trove of Roger Ebert files

Inside the British Film Institute archives — and an Indian gem sparkles again

How The National Archives is digitising 1,000 years of history

Governments turn tables by suing public records requesters