Author Archives: Brenna Edwards

controlaccess: Relevant Subjects in Archives and Related Fields 2017-06-18

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

Spring/Summer issue of The American Archivist is out!

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

 

Act Now to Save NHPRC, NEH, and IMLS!

SAA Bookstore to Close for Inventory

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Cataloging, Categorization, and an Ode to the Call Number

This post is part of the Student Experience series, which features current and former archives students as they reflect on graduate school, internships, and early career issues. If you would like to contribute a post for this series, please email me

Guest poster Olivia Shea is a recent graduate of St. John’s University. Here, she discusses her work she has been doing at the Historical Society of Frederick County, MD, reorganizing the ephemera collection by catalog number. 
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Student Experience: Gayle Schechter

This post is part of the Student Experience series, which features current and former archives students as they reflect on graduate school, internships, and early career issues. If you would like to contribute a post for this series, please email me

Guest poster Gayle Schechter is a recent graduate of Simmons College, and discusses graduating and the challenges with entering the job market and staying positive. 

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controlaccess: Relevant Subjects in Archives and Related Fields 2017-05-28

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

 

Teaching with Primary Sources Unconference
The Third Annual Teaching with Primary Sources Unconference and Workshops is free and open to everyone, archivists and non-archivists! Plan to attend at the Portland Art Museum on July 25

SAA Council Approves FY18 Budget, Issue Briefs, and More

Trump Administration’s Proposed FY18 Budget Slashes Funding for IMLS, NHPRC, NEH, NEA

Congratulations to SAA’s 2017-2018 Appointees!

Issue Brief: Federal Grant Funding for Archives

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That Rare Breed

This post is part of the Student Experience series, which features current and former archives students as they reflect on graduate school, internships, and early career issues. If you would like to contribute a post for this series, please email me

Guest poster Kylie Casino is a new professional about to graduate with her MLIS from UCLA. Here, she discusses the challenges of being a recent grad looking for work, and everything that goes along with it, but from the particular perspective of a very young professional. Continue reading

controlaccess: Relevant Subjects in Archives and Related Fields 2017-05-07

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

NHPRC, NEH Funding Increased in FY 2017 Federal Budget

Read All About It in Latest Archival Outlook (May/June 2017)

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Take the WArS/SAA Salary Survey!

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Student Experience: First-time Conference Presenter

This post is part of the Student Experience series, which features current and former archives students as they reflect on graduate school, internships, and early career issues. If you would like to contribute a post for this series, please email me

Guest poster Irina Sandler, Simmons College student and archivist at the Baker Library of Harvard Business School as well as the Cambridge Historical Society, discusses her experience as a first time presenter at the New England Archivists Spring 2017 meeting

There is almost nothing as nerve-wracking as public speaking.

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