Twitter chat hosted by CritLib.org 92nd chat, Monday October 23 2017: radical empathy in archival practice 11am Pacific / noon Mountain / 1pm Central / 2pm Eastern moderated by @dinahhandel & @kellywooten Suggested resources: Caswell, Michelle and Cifor, Marika. From Human Rights to Feminist Ethics: Radical Empathy in the Archives. Archivaria, May 2016. Radical Empathy in Archival Practice Tumblr Radical Empathy … Continue reading radical empathy in archival practice
Ben Riesenberg, SAA-UW's Vice Chair, had the opportunity to complete directed fieldwork over the summer supervised by Ann Lally, Digital Collections Curator at the University of Washington Libraries Special Collections. He has posted a record of the fieldwork so that others can gain a glimpse into what he learned about archiving born-digital material! Check it … Continue reading Directed Fieldwork Journal: Archiving Born-Digital Material
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
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.
Culture in Transit focused on smaller collections and individuals to digitize and democratize metropolitan New York’s cultural heritage.
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
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
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.
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
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