controlaccess: Relevant Subjects in Archives and Related Fields 2019-12-02

This is a monthly 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 at!

On the SNAP blog: Mid-Atlantic Regional Archivists Conference (MARAC) Fall 2019 Meeting Report-out by Alexandra (Lexy) deGraffenreid, SNAP Section Steering Committee Member-At-Large

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SNAP Twitter chats (check #snaprt on Twitter to read past chats and use it to participate in upcoming chats): 

November’s SNAP chats:

November 13, 2019: Salary Negotiations

November 26, 2019: Ethical Collecting

Upcoming SNAP chats:

December 19, 2019: Job Hunting

TBA: Activist Archivists

SAA News: Find Your Place in SAA: Volunteer for SAA Appointed Groups

Call for 2020 Annual Meeting Student Paper and Poster Proposals

SAA’s ArchivesAWARE! blog: Responses and Retrospectives: ”Maybe She Just Has to Sing for the Sake of Song” Rosemary K.J. Davis on Student Loan Debt and Its Impact on the Archival Profession

Archives and Archivists in the News:

Collaboration brings incarceration history to stage: A collaboration between archivists, faculty, and students at the University of Georgia brings brings incarceration history to the stage.

The Largest Single Collection of UFO Material Is Being Cataloged: Archivists in New Brunswick are cataloging the largest collection of UFO material.

ISU student shines light on underrepresented archivists: Report on an SAA grant awarded to April Anderson-Zorn and Eric Willey of Illinois State’s Milner Library Special Collections to hire a student to create Wikipedia articles promoting the achievements of archivists from underrepresented groups.

Other Professional Happenings and Opportunities:

Digital Library Federation GLAM Cross-Pollinator Registration Awards (deadline for Visual Resources Association conference award December 13th)

Call for Proposals-2020 Southern Miss Institutional Repository Conference

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