controlaccess: Relevant Subjects in Archives and Related Fields 2017-11-19

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

Join our next #snaprt chat November 20th at 8pm ET!
This will be the first in a series focused on Archival Fundamentals as outlined by SAA. For this first chat we will revisit appraisal principals!

185 Education Session and 20 Poster Proposals were submitted for ARCHIVES * RECORDS 2018
Proposers will be notified of the Committee’s decisions in late January.

The November/December Issue of Archival Outlook Is Here!

Call for Volunteers: SAA Tragedy Response Initiative Task Force
If you are interested in serving, please complete the Task Force Volunteer form by Wednesday, December 6

SAA Council Revises Strategic Plan, Decommissions A&A Discussion List

Other Professional Happenings

The Houston Archives Bazaar: An Interview with Emily Vinson, President of Archivists of the Houston Area

Archives and Archivists in the News
Holocaust Artist’s Legacy Is Contested in Germany

A Look Inside: The Associated Press Corporate Archives (BAS Microsite)

At the National Archives, a new perspective on the Vietnam War

Interview: Ferrari collector and archivist Ronald Stern

Inside Internet Archive: 10PB+ of storage in a church… oh, and a little fight to preserve truth

Copyright Exceptions For Libraries Widespread, Study At WIPO Shows, But Disharmony Persists

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