Reference, Access and Outreach Section


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The section is open to any member of SAA who has an interest in reference, access and outreach issues and has explored a variety of diverse topics. Recent areas of interest include the impact of "More Product, Less Process" on reference service, National History Day and the use of archival materials in classrooms, and the effect and use of Web 2.0 technologies on the archival profession.

Recent News & Announcements

Would you like to get more involved with the Reference, Outreach, and Access Section of SAA? RAO is currently seeking nominations for two open positions for Steering Committee.
The 2013 RAO Program Committee seeks Hot Topics and Cool Demonstrations for provocative conversation and deep thinking in a hotel in New Orleans. On August 15th 2013 RAO will host its second annual Marketplace of Ideas and seeks purveyors of hot topics and cool demonstrations to sell their wares to a savvy audience of RAO archivists.
The Winter 2013 RAO Newsletter is now available. Inside you will get updates from the RAO Chair and RAO Working Groups as well as learn about ways colleagues are reaching out to their constituents.
Do you provide instruction? Do you wish you could do more? Do you have advice or ideas for other archivists? If so, RAO wants to hear from you!
Instructions for submitting 2013 SAA Annual Meeting session proposals to RAO for endorsement. The deadline has been extended to Monday, October 8!
Here's how you can contribute a highlight to Archives in Action on the RAO site.
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