SNAP Twitter Chats

What is #snaprt?

Also known as “Archives on the Fives”, #snaprt is a Twitter chat regularly hosted by the SNAP Section Social Media Team. Each chat addresses a theme, like the SAA Annual Meeting, searching for your first job, or finding a mentor. Whenever possible, chats will focus on or reference archives-related professional literature. Chats are also coordinated with other SAA Sections to support SNAP members’ involvement with other groups in SAA and address questions. Participation is open to anyone interested in issues affecting students and new professionals in the field of archives. The #snaprt chat is a great place for new and experienced professionals to exchange ideas and find common ground.

How to participate

#snaprt chats typically begin at 8pm Eastern Time and last for about one hour. We’ll announce chats at least a week in advance. Reminders and schedule changes are announced on the SNAP Section listserv, the Facebook page, and by @SNAP_Section on Twitter.

During the chat, @SNAP_Section (the official SNAP Section Twitter account) will post a series of questions (e.g.”Q1, Q2”) with the #snaprt hashtag. Chat participants respond with answers, insights, and follow up questions. To keep up with the chat, just follow the #snaprt hashtag. To respond to a question, include the question number (e.g. “Q1, Q2”) and #snaprt  in your response so others can find your tweets.

Catch Up on Past #snaprt Chats

Chat storifies, summaries, and past announcements can be found in the #snaprt chat blog series. For a full list of available chat storifies, please see the SNAP Section Wakelet page.

Contact the Social Media Team

If you have a topic you would like to discuss, send it via a tweet or direct message to @SNAP_Section any time or submit your suggestion here:

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