Say Hello! to the 2017-2018 Officers

  Alyson Sharp, Co-Chair MLIS Online Student, 2019 Casper, Wyoming I fell in love with archives while utilizing the National Archives in Washington DC for an undergraduate history paper competition. There is a connection to the past and an eye-opening that comes from reading the words and thoughts of those who have paved the way … Continue reading Say Hello! to the 2017-2018 Officers

Annual SAA Meeting

Check out details about the annual meeting for the Society of American Archivists here, including important dates, calls for submissions and presenters, and accommodation information.

Presentation for ACA Exam Info Session

As promised, here are the slides Emily Dominick presented at the information session for the Academy of Certified Archivists exam. ACA Outreach PPT 2016-2017 Following the presentation, Emily answered some questions posed by the audience. Both questions and answers are paraphrased. What qualifies as an archival program/degree concentration? An archival concentration is considered 9 semester … Continue reading Presentation for ACA Exam Info Session

ACA Certification Exam Information Session

This Wednesday, April 13, we're sponsoring an information session about the Academy of Certified Archivists (ACA) certification exam. Emily Dominick, technical services archivist at UW Special Collections and secretary of the ACA, will be giving a presentation at 12pm in the Special Collections classroom in Suzzallo Library. She will also be raffling off one free … Continue reading ACA Certification Exam Information Session

Archives Post on UW Jewish Studies Blog

It's always good to see archives get some publicity! Emily Thompson is a second-year MLIS student at the UW and a Jewish Studies graduate fellow. See the post here.

Paid position: American Archive of Public Broadcasting Digital Stewardship Residency

On January 28, the American Archive of Public Broadcasting will open up applications for its paid National Digital Stewardship Residency in 2016-2017.  Anyone graduating from an MLIS between July 2014 and July 2016 can apply. More information is available from the AAPB: Program overview: http://ndsr.americanarchive.org/aapb-ndsr-overview/ A full Adobe Connect webinar video can be watched here: https://wgbh1.adobeconnect.com/_a826376135/p702nyo4tqo/ View slides and read a summary of … Continue reading Paid position: American Archive of Public Broadcasting Digital Stewardship Residency

Part-time Archivist Position in Tacoma

Great news! Applications are being accepted for people with a Bachelor's degree, so current students can apply. This job would be an excellent way to get started in the field. Follow the link below and click over to the tab that says Job Details. It's not necessary to log in. https://www.governmentjobs.com/jobs/1280561/archivist-library/agency/tacomacc/apply

Archives Opportunities on the UW Seattle Campus

Whether you volunteer for a few hours a week or work part-time in an archive, getting some practical experience is a must. SAA-UW sent out a call to campus archivists and librarians asking for open archives-related positions around campus. Below is a list of the responses we got. Feel free to post other opportunities around campus … Continue reading Archives Opportunities on the UW Seattle Campus

Fall Quarter Is Starting and so Is Archives Month

Just in time for Archives Month, the UW Chapter of the Society of American Archives is excited to kick off Fall Quarter with you! Read on for a digest of upcoming events.   The Miscellaneous Mixer with SLA, SaRSL, and SAA Thursday, October 1 at the College Inn Pub, 5- 6:30pm A reminder to join SLA, … Continue reading Fall Quarter Is Starting and so Is Archives Month