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

Join Us Online or in Person for #ArchivesValentine Friday

Show your love for archives with SAA-UW tomorrow (Friday, Feb. 12) in MGH commons 12-2pm and online all day-- and all weekend, if you feel like it! We have plenty of public domain images from the digital archives collections at UW and NYPL to get you started. There is also a folder for sharing finished valentines … Continue reading Join Us Online or in Person for #ArchivesValentine Friday

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

Upcoming Historic Seattle Tours

Historic Seattle has some really interesting tours coming up: Pacific Northwest Railroad Archive Tour on Saturday, February 6, 2016  Georgetown Steam Plant Tour on Saturday, March 26, 2016 Seattle Theater Group Historical Theaters Library on Saturday, April 9, 2016 Be sure to check their website for details and sign up for their newsletter to learn about other upcoming … Continue reading Upcoming Historic Seattle Tours

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