Spring 2018 Archives Service Learning Event

The Labor Archives of Washington (LAW) and Society of American Archivists - UW Student Chapter (SAA-UW) co-hosted an archives service and learning event on Friday, April 13 at the University of Washington Libraries Special Collections Classroom. In addition to Labor Archivist Conor Casey and Assistant Labor Archivist Crystal Rodgers from LAW, 13 people attended the … Continue reading Spring 2018 Archives Service Learning Event


Academy of Certified Archivists Informational Session

SAA-UW members were recently invited to attend an informational session about the Academy of Certified Archivists (ACA). Emily Hughes Dominick, Head of UW Special Collections Technical Services, presented a lecture about the benefits of joining ACA and becoming a certified archivist.

Seattle Archivists Quarterly Meeting

Interested in archives, and live in the Seattle area? Join Seattle Area Archivists for their quarterly meeting to be held at the UW campus on March 14, from 3-5.  There will be a tour of the Media Arcade and Ethnomusiology Lab, with a happy hour to follow.  Please RSVP: https://goo.gl/forms/StlKKkoMkusSoO582 SAA is looking into setting up mentorship speed dating, and … Continue reading Seattle Archivists Quarterly Meeting

Movie Night!

iSchool Huskies! Come by March 2nd @ 5pm to watch The Librarian: Quest for the Spear.  We'll be relaxing in Savery Hall, Room 157. Popcorn and snacks will be provided!

Movie Night—Cast Your Vote

SAVE THE DATE! Friday, March 2nd at 5pm. Location TBA. We'll be watching The Librarian's first adventure!       SAA-UW is hosting an on-campus movie night! Please take our quick survey to vote on a title and time. Voting ends at the end of the day, Tuesday, February 1, 2018.

Enter to Win! Archival Film Night

  Seattle-based film and media lovers have the chance to win TWO tickets to the 4th installment of Moving History - Sound & Color.  This is a selection of digitized media from many (and I mean, MANY) of the Seattle-area heritage organizations. Featured moving image material includes glimpses of rare feature films, historic Seattle, oral history … Continue reading Enter to Win! Archival Film Night

Autumn Quarter Online Chat

It's that time of year! SAA-UW will be holding our first online informal chat with archivists in the field. We have two amazing archivists lined up to speak with you all and answer your questions about the profession, etc.  The two volunteers are Ann Lally and Blynne Olivieri. Ann is the current UW Digital Collections Curator. … Continue reading Autumn Quarter Online Chat

Happy Hour Meet & Greet

  Tuesday September 19th, meet new and current students, faculty, librarians & archivists. We will provide a round of happy apps! We'll meet in Red Square, and walk over at 5:10 to Mamma Melina, or we'll see you there starting at 5:30. We will walk people back to campus! Sponsored by UW student chapters of Special … Continue reading Happy Hour Meet & Greet

National Archives Event

When: Saturday, April 15th from 1-4pm Where: UW Campus, Suzzallo Library, Special Collections Classroom (go through stairs off GMM desk, there will be signs!) Join Students and Librarians for a crowd-sourced event and help strengthen the UW Libraries Government Documents collection.  Go solo or work in teams to speed-sort and cross-check Gold that we’ve found … Continue reading National Archives Event

MOHAI Archives Tour

  Join us Friday, April 7th on a visit to the MOHAI archives!  We'd love to carpool and are hoping to hang out afterwards. Please RSVP by Monday, April 3rd. You must be signed in to your UW account to RSVP.