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The following individuals were (re)elected to serve in AT/Archon Steering committee leadership roles.   Chair:    Cassie Schmitt Co-Chair:  Genie Guerard Web Liaison: Kat Stefko Member: Nancy Enneking Member: Kyle Rimkus Member: Rachel Wise Ex-officio: Scott Schwartz Ex-officio: Brad Westbrook   The AT/Archon RT steering committee recently announced the ballot of candidates for the upcoming election. The ballot is below, along with supplemental material submitted by the candidates.   CANDIDATES...
This year's business meeting will feature remarks from the David S. Ferriero, Archivist of the United States, and a panel discussion that explores holdings protection -- balancing access to holdings with safeguarding them -- with an emphasis on strategies that are scaleable for custodial institutions of all sizes.  We are pleased to present a panel of security experts and archivists who will discuss best practices, training, and the development of holdings protection programs. Scheduled...
Aug 12, 2011   Preservation Section
The Technical Subcommittee for Encoded Archival Description (TS-EAD) issued a call for comments on the revision of EAD 2002 in October 2010.  The comment period ended on February 28, 2011.   One hundred and twenty-seven comments were received.  The submissions received during the comment period have been compiled into a spreadsheet and made available through the SAA standards portal EAD Revision page.  
The Steering Committee of the SAA Preservation Section invites all members to consider, confer and collaborate—and propose preservation-focused sessions for the SAA 2012 Annual Meeting, August 5-12, in San Diego, California. The 2012 theme “Beyond Borders” enables us to envision new opportunities beyond our institutions and specializations, to expand our perceptions of history, culture, memory, and recordkeeping to arrive at a more inclusive and holistic view of the great work of archives.  See...
Jul 27, 2011   Preservation Section
Roundtable Meetings II Aug 24, 2011 3:15 PM - 5:15 PM Archivists’ Toolkit ™ / Archon ™ To promote and facilitate support for users of archives management tools, ArchivesSpace developers and staff present an update of the AT/Archon integration. We will also learn how some repositories are using AT or Archon for managing digital objects and providing reference services. Please join us! BUSINESS3:15-3:30 Recap of AT/Archon RT 2010-11 activities, governance Tom Hyry: SAA Council and...