Author Archives: emilykintigh

Transitions: Sofía Becerra-Licha

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controlaccess: Relevant Subjects in Archives and Related Fields 2017-09-24

SAA News

Read the September/October Issue of Archival Outlook!

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

October 4th is Ask An Archivist Day

Apply for the National Disaster Recovery Fund for Archives

American Archives Month is almost here
How will you celebrate in October?

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Announcing SNAP’s Manual for Student Chapters!

We are proud to announce that SNAP’s Manual for Student Chapters is now available on the SNAP microsite and is ready for use!

The Student Chapter Manual is a collaborative document that pulls together policies from the SAA Handbook with commentary from real students in some of our many student chapters across the United States. It as a resource for understanding everything from chapter governance to planning chapter activities and hopefully will provide student leaders with the tools they need to succeed.

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Transitions: Hilda Teresa Ayala-González, “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!”

Research Services Librarian
Graduate Research and Innovation Center (GRIC)
University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus

Hilda Teresa Ayala-González

You may find it peculiar that a Research Services Librarian is writing a post in a blog dedicated to early career archivist. Well, that’s what I thought too, but from what I learned from travelling, living and learning from so many places such as our beautiful Island to all the way to the reaches of Vancouver, I came back with some advice, no more so than this: job titles don’t really say that much. Like many who have recently graduated from a first or second degree, I hoped to land the dream job, in my case, being an archivist and librarian in a special collection. The truth is, in my home Puerto Rico, you can count on your one hand the special collections that deal with archival material.

controlaccess: Relevant Subjects in Archives and Related Fields 2017-09-2


An Open Letter to SAA Members Regarding the Location of the 2019 Annual Meeting

Conference Recordings on MP3
If you weren’t able to attend the Annual Meeting this year, check out the session recordings! The cost is $19.99 for SAA Members and $29.99 for non-members.

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controlaccess: Relevant Subjects in Archives and Related Fields 2017-08-13

SAA News

Statement from the SAA Council 

Conference Pricing Available in the SAA Bookstore
Use this form to get books at conference prices through August 14

Get 25% Off SAA Education
Enter promo code ARCHIVES2017 at checkout. Offer expires August 31

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controlaccess: Relevant Subjects in Archives and Related Fields 2017-07-23

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

SAA Office Closed; See You in Portland!

Results Are In on WArS/SAA Salary Survey

Congratulations to These 2017-2018 SAA Appointees!

Congratulations to SAA’s 2017-2018 Interns!

July 24, 2017, Council Meeting Agenda

Congratulations to Samantha Dodd, one of our first A&D Certificate holders!

Annual Meeting, July 23-29, 2017

Portland Host Committee Blog

Sign Up to Cover SAA for the SNAP Blog!
Going to SAA in Portland? Consider summarizing a session for your #SAALeftBehind colleagues who can’t attend this year. See this spreadsheet with more information!

Sign up for SNAP’s Lunch Buddy Program
You can volunteer to lead a meal excursion or join one that’s already been planned on our spreadsheet.

Conference Schedule is available
Plan to attend the SNAP Section Meeting on Wednesday July 26 from 2:30-3:45pm. Overwhelmed by the other options? A recommended schedule for SNAPers is available here. And don’t forget to get the conference app

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

The Liberated Archive Forum Program Now Available

RSVP for Lunch Discussions
Join these lunchtime discussion groups! Article exploration Thursday, July 27 from 12:15pm–1:30pm or book discussion Friday, July 28 from 12:45pm–1:45pm

Archives and Archivists in the News

Archive specialist rescues Minnesota history, page by yellowed page

NASA posts hundreds of archive videos featuring air and space vehicles to YouTube

Librarian Finds Live Civil-War Artillery Shells on Her First Day

Archive Team promises to back up SoundCloud amid worries of a shutdown

Lesbian singer’s archive captures pre-internet gay life

Why We Need To Archive The Web In Order To Preserve Twitter

Exclusive: A Look Inside Bob Dylan’s Secret Archives

A Sicilian Photographer of the Mafia and Her ‘Archive of Blood’