Registration is now open for MARAC’s spring 2015 meeting, which will take place from March 18th to 21st in Boston, Massachusetts. This is a joint meeting with the New England Archivists and a great opportunity to network with colleagues new and old in one of America’s most historic cities. The meeting features behind-the-scenes tours at … More Registration now open for MARAC Spring 2015
Contributed by DVAG Travel Grant winner Anastasia Matijkiw. Part II of II. See Part I here to read about Anastasia’s experiences at sessions about archival education and new professionals. In addition to focusing on archival education, I attended several sessions that addressed digital media, specifically handling obsolete media. Session 410: Beyond the Floppy Disk: Rescuing Electronic Records … More SAA recap part II: Archives * Records in Washington, DC
Contributed by DVAG Travel Grant winner Anastasia Matijkiw. Part I of II Earlier this fall, I had the pleasure of attending the 2014 Society of American Archivist Conference, Archives * Records: Ensuring Access in Washington, D.C. Through attending sessions, panels, and talks, I learned a great deal while making new connections and reconnecting with old friends. … More SAA recap part I: Archives * Records in Washington, DC
At the end of April, nearly 300 archivists gathered in Rochester, NY for the Spring 2014 Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference. Organized around the theme “Film, Freedom, and Feminism,” the conference featured a diverse line-up of presentations and speakers, including sessions on web archiving, electronic record-keeping, documenting social movements, and women in both the archival profession … More MARAC Spring 2014: Destination Rochester!
CFP: MAC Annual Meeting 2014 The Syncopations of History: MAC at Kansas City Whether you prefer a 4/4 beat, elaborate riffing, or playing by memory (all signatures of the Kansas City jazz style), the 2014 Midwest Archives Conference Program Committee (PC) looks forward to receiving session proposals fitting the theme: “The Syncopations of History.” The … More Call for Proposals — Midwest Archives Conference Annual Meeting 2014
by Sarah Newhouse, Historical Society of Pennsylvania On June 4th, over 200 of the best and brightest (and nicest) from Philadelphia’s digital humanities community attended the PhillyDH@Penn event at the Penn Libraries’ new Special Collections Center. The day was bracketed by two workshop sessions and the time in between was filled in with unconference sessions, … More Unconferencing #phillyDH