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 Signs On to Letter re Public Notice Before Removing Online Govt Information
20% to 80% off select titles in the SAA Bookstore
Valid until tomorrow, February 20
All Roundtables are officially Sections!
View our microsite here.
Portland Host Committee Blog
The Annual Meeting is July 23-29, 2017!
SAA Upcoming Deadlines
Apply for the ARL/SAA Mosaic Program
Applications are due February 28.
SAA Awards and Scholarships Deadline
There are multiple scholarship and travel award opportunities for students. Applications are due February 28.
Call for Proposals and Presenters: The Liberated Archive Forum
Proposals are due March 13.
Other Professional Happenings
New England Archivists Roundtable for Early Professionals and Students (REPS) Leadership Positions
To nominate yourself for a REPS leadership position, fill out this online form no later than February 20.
Hack Library School Twitter Chat
February 21, 2017 at 8pm CST
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.
Conferences and Trainings
Canadian-American Archives Conference
February 24th at Western Washington University
2017 Western Archives Institute
July 9-21 in Santa Clara, CA. Application deadline is March 3.
Planning New and Remodeled Archival Facilities
March 6-7, 2017 in Pittsburgh, PA
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
Why These Librarians Are Protesting Trump’s Executive Orders
Preserving Iowa’s Newspapers
Preserving the Deep History of the Circus
A Native Chief Finds Traces of His Father in the Archives