Take a moment now to urge your Congressperson and the members of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government to provide $10 million in funding for the National Historical Publications and Records Commission for federal FY 2016.Here’s how you can help.
On May 1, do something – even if it’s something small – that will make a difference when and if an emergency occurs in your repository. That’s the purpose of MayDay, a grassroots effort whose goal is to save our archives.
Join us for the 8th Annual SAA Research Forum: “Foundations and Innovations”! Participants’ enthusiastic response to the past seven Research Forums confirms that the full spectrum of research activities—from “pure” research to applied research to innovative practice—is of interest and value to the archives community. The 2015 Research Forum will build on previous success by continuing with a full day of presentations. Deadline for submission of abstracts: May 1, 2015.
Click here to view the online program, download a PDF of the Preliminary Program, make your hotel reservations, access the Host Committee blog, and register for the 2015 Annual Meeting, August 16-22, in Cleveland!
When we want to advocate for archives in Congress, it will certainly help if our Representatives are aware of archives and why they are important. The latest call to action in SAA President Kathleen Roe’s Year of Living Dangerously for Archives challenges archivists to reach out to their member of Congress to ask him or her to join the Congressional History Caucus. Here’s how you can participate.
Congratulations to the thirty-two new Digital Archives Specialists (DAS). These archivists, who represent a variety of repositories from around the country, earned a DAS Certificate from SAA after completing required coursework within twenty-four months and passing comprehensive examinations in February. Click here to see who they are!