Category Archives: controlaccess

controlaccess: Relevant Subjects in Archives and Related Fields 2017-04-23

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’s Spring Cleaning Book Sale
Grab books for cheap April 21-May 8.

MayDay is coming
Start planning to participate in MayDay on May 1.

Take a salary survey from Women Archivists Section (WArS) and SAA
The research survey about salary, employment, and leadership in the archives profession closes on May 17.

Call for Annual Meeting Pop-Up Session Proposals
Proposals are due May 24.

Sign Up for the Navigator Program
Attending the Annual Meeting for the first time? Sign up to be mentored by a conference veteran! Request a Navigator by June 15.

Sign up to give a Lightning Talk at the SNAP Section Meeting
Submit your proposal by June 23. Continue reading

controlaccess: Relevant Subjects in Archives and Related Fields 2017-04-16

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

Karen Gracy’s book Film Preservation: Competing Definitions of Value, Use & Practice (SAA, 2007) is now out of print, but you can view it for free via HathiTrust

MayDay: Saving Our Archives – May 1

Guide to Implementing Rights Statements from RightsStatements.org

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controlaccess: Relevant Subjects in Archives and Related Fields 2017-04-09

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

SAA 2017 Election Results

Annual Meeting, July 23-29, 2017

Portland Host Committee Blog

Registration is now open!

Other Professional Happenings

Join a ProjectARCC Conference Call
ProjectARCC, a community of archivists responding to climate change, hosts conference calls on the second Tuesday of every month. The next call is April 11, 2017.

Deadline for ACA Exam
The Academy of Certified Archivists’ exam deadline is May 15.

Conferences and Trainings

Business Archives…Establishing and Managing an Archives
June 12-14, 2017 at Harley-Davidson Museum, Milwaukee, WI

Georgia Archives Institute
June 12-23, 2017 in Morrow, GA. Application deadline is April 1.

Archives and Archivists in the News

Love the smell of old books? Scientists want to archive it

Arctic World Archive Puts Data on Ice for 1,000 Years

National Archives to White House: Save all Trump tweets

Bucks New University to be home to disability art archive

Yale Archive provides vivid picture of American entry into WWI

An Amazing Digital Archive of Amsterdam’s Past

Explore a Growing Archive of American Gardens with a New Smithsonian App

Long Now Foundation Thinks 10,000 Years Ahead

This Organization Is Trying to Collect and Archive Recipes By Jewish Grandmas

controlaccess: Relevant Subjects in Archives and Related Fields 2017-04-02

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 Comments on HR-1695, Regarding the Register of Copyrights

Annual Meeting, July 23-29, 2017

Portland Host Committee Blog

Registration opens April 3rd.

Other Professional Happenings

Join a ProjectARCC Conference Call
ProjectARCC, a community of archivists responding to climate change, hosts conference calls on the second Tuesday of every month. The next call is April 11, 2017.

Deadline for ACA Exam
The Academy of Certified Archivists’ exam deadline is May 15.

Conferences and Trainings

Business Archives…Establishing and Managing an Archives
June 12-14, 2017 at Harley-Davidson Museum, Milwaukee, WI

Georgia Archives Institute
June 12-23, 2017 in Morrow, GA. Application deadline is April 1.

Cultural Diversity Competency
April 5, 2017 in Omaha, NE

Archives and Archivists in the News

Archivist LaToya Devezin On Preserving African-American History And Culture

Stanford students praise new hands-on approach to archival research

Rescuing film prints from floods, fire and ignorance: tales from the pioneer of archiving in India

Frank Gehry’s archives are headed to the Getty

Watch Archives Prove Their Worth

controlaccess: Relevant Subjects in Archives and Related Fields 2017-03-26

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

Vote in SAA’s 2017 Election!
Submit your ballot by March 31.

SAA Signs on to Letter Regarding Data Provisions in Executive Orders on Immigration

Contribute to the SAA Student Chapter Manual
Part of an SAA student chapter? Consider adding your expertise to the SAA Student Chapter Manual, now in progress.

Survey on SAA Participation
The Membership Committee is seeking feedback on barriers to participation in SAA through a brief three-question survey. The survey will close March 31.

March/April issue of Archival Outlook is out!

 

Other Professional Happenings

Survey for MLIS (or equal) grads in US
Take this survey on how student participation in professional organizations has affected your career

Deadline for ACA Exam
The Academy of Certified Archivists’ exam deadline is May 15.

 

Annual Meeting, July 23-29, 2017

Portland Host Committee Blog

 

Conferences and Trainings

Business Archives…Establishing and Managing an Archives
June 12-14, 2017 at Harley-Davidson Museum, Milwaukee, WI

Georgia Archives Institute
June 12-23, 2017 in Morrow, GA. Application deadline is April 1.

Cultural Diversity Competency
April 5, 2017 in Omaha, NE

 

Archives and Archivists in the News

Archivists Prepare to Finish Orson Welles’ Final Movie ‘The Other Side of the Wind’

Experts find what may be the earliest color film of the White House grounds

 

 

controlaccess: Relevant Subjects in Archives and Related Fields 2017-03-19

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

Vote in SAA’s 2017 Election!
Submit your ballot by March 31.

Trump Administration’s Proposed FY 18 Budget Slashes NEH, NEA, IMLS

Contribute to the SAA Student Chapter Manual
Part of an SAA student chapter? Consider adding your expertise to the SAA Student Chapter Manual, now in progress.

Survey on SAA Participation
The Membership Committee is seeking feedback on barriers to participation in SAA through a brief three-question survey. The survey will close March 31.

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controlaccess: Relevant Subjects in Archives and Related Fields 2017-03-12

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

Contribute to the SAA Student Chapter Manual
Part of an SAA student chapter? Consider adding your expertise to the SAA Student Chapter Manual, now in progress.

Check out SAA’s new Internship Directory! 

Survey on SAA Participation
The Membership Committee is seeking feedback on barriers to participation in SAA through a brief three-question survey. The survey will close March 31.

SAA Upcoming Deadlines

Call for Proposals and Presenters: The Liberated Archive Forum
Proposals are due March 13.

Other Professional Happenings

Survey for MLIS (or equal) grads in US
Take this survey on how student participation in professional organizations has affected your career

Join a ProjectARCC Conference Call
ProjectARCC, a community of archivists responding to climate change, hosts conference calls on the second Tuesday of every month. The next call is March 14, 2017.

Deadline for ACA Exam
The Academy of Certified Archivists’ exam deadline is May 15.

Annual Meeting, July 23-29, 2017

Portland Host Committee Blog

Conferences and Trainings

Business Archives…Establishing and Managing an Archives
June 12-14, 2017 at Harley-Davidson Museum, Milwaukee, WI

Georgia Archives Institute
June 12-23, 2017 in Morrow, GA. Application deadline is April 1.

Cultural Diversity Competency
April 5, 2017 in Omaha, NE

Archives and Archivists in the News

Maine State Archives & Library Launch Digital Maine Transcription Project

Found: A Miniature Working Model of the National Archives Vault

A Bookbinder’s Craft

Activists Rush to Save Government Science Data

Archivists launch the Video Game History Foundation