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!
#SNAPRT Twitter Chat on Mental Health of Students and New Professionals
Join us on Monday, May 15 at 8pm ET
2017 Award Winners
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.
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
Annual Meeting, July 23-29, 2017
2017 SAA Research Forum – Call for Participants and Presentations
Abstracts are due May 16.
ARCHIVES 2017 Registration is now Open!
Early Bird Deadline is July 6.
Conference Schedule is available
Plan to attend the SNAP Section Meeting on Wednesday July 26 from 2:30-3:45pm
Portland Host Committee Blog
Other Professional Happenings
Registration Deadline for ACA Exam
The Academy of Certified Archivists’ exam registration deadline is May 15.
International Archives Day on June 9
Celebrate International Archives Day 2017 on Friday, June 9
Call for Proposals on Library and Information Technology
The 20th Annual Forum of the Library Information and Technology Association is November 9-12 in Denver. Deadline to submit a proposal is May 19.
Archives and Archivists in the News
Obama Presidential Center breaks from National Archives model
Archives Aren’t Just for Professionals
NYT Archives on Instagram: A Lighthearted Look Into Our Past
The Lost Picture Show: Hollywood Archivists Can’t Outpace Obsolescence
How NPR’s Research, Archives & Data Strategy team is saving sounds of the past for the future