Tag Archives: news

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 2017-03-05

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

#snaprt Twitter chat with the Women Archivists Section
Please join the SAA Students and New Archives Professionals Section for the next #snaprt Twitter chat tomorrow, March 6th, 2017 at 8 pm ET, in conjunction with the Women Archivists Section to discuss leadership roles within SAA and in places of employment.

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! 

MLIS (or equal) grad in US: Survey: Career Impact of Student Participation in Professional LIS Organizations

 

SAA Upcoming Deadlines

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

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controlaccess: Relevant Subjects in Archives and Related Fields 2017-02-12

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

Call for Proposals and Presenters: The Liberated Archive Forum

Issue Brief: Confidentiality of Private Information Held in Records of the Federal Government’s Executive Agencies

ARCHIVES 2017 Exhibitor Prospectus

 

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.

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controlaccess: Relevant Subjects in Archives and Related Fields 2017-01-22

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 Upcoming Deadlines

Present a graduate student paper or poster at the SAA Annual Meeting

To submit a paper or poster proposal, complete the proposal form no later than February 3, 2017

Apply for the ARL/SAA Mosaic Program

Applications are due February 28.

SAA Awards and Scholarships Deadline

Get your nominations in by February 28!

SAA News

Become the Next Editor of The American Archivist

January/February Issue of Archival Outlook is now available

Have suggestions for articles? Find out how to submit them here.

Archives in the News

National Archives releases inauguration letters Clinton wrote to Bush, Bush wrote to Obama

Sisters of the Holy Cross launch Willing Hearts App

CIA put 12 million declassified pages online

Read/Write Library in Chicago

controlaccess: Relevant Subjects in Archives and Related Fields for 2016-07-03

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!

Note: This list is shortened due to the Independence Day Holiday. Happy 4th!

SAA

The SAA offices are closed and will reopen Tuesday, July 5th.

AACR. LACCHA, and LAGAR put out a joint statement on the terrible loss suffered in the mass shooting at Pulse in Orlando just a few short weeks ago.

The early bird deadline to register for SAA 2016 is Wednesday, July 6th. Registration increases for most categories after that day.

Government and Politics

President Obama signed the FOIA Improvements Act on June 30th, “codifying the presumption of openness” – meaning that unless it can be expressly proven that releasing a document will cause foreseeable harm, or there is a legal requirement to keep a record closed, FOIA-requested records must be released.

The Census Bureau has released its Facts for Features for July 4th. Enjoy!

controlaccess: Relevant Subjects in Archives and Related Fields for 2016-06-12

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

Congratulations to the new SAA Fellows and Award Winners! The full list is here.

SAA and ARL have been awarded a grant to extend the Mosaic Program, so President-elect Nancy McGovern has called for four volunteers to serve on the Mosaic Committee. Those interested should apply by June 24th.

Applications are still open for Mosaic Program II through tomorrow, June 13th.

SAA’s appointees to committees, boards, and working groups have been announced. Congratulations all!

If you’re a first time SAA attendee – or someone willing to show new SAA attendees the ropes – consider signing up for the Navigator Program.

Vote for Pop-Up Sessions here through Monday, June 20th. There are several active SNAP members on the list of possible sessions!

The next #SNAPRT Chat will be Wednesday, June 15th at 8 PM EST. The topic is Digital Humanities. Continue reading

controlaccess: Relevant Subjects in Archives and Related Fields for 2016-5-22

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

Registration is open for the annual conference. Early bird rates end July 6th!

Proposals are being accepted for pop-up sessions until June 3rd.

SNAP has a few resources already for the meeting, with more to come!

ARL/SAA are calling for applications to Mosaic II, which has a deadline of June 13th.

The new Archival Outlook profiles the new Council members. Erin Lawrimore is blogging her experience here. Continue reading