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More Than 2,600 Attendees Enjoy ARCHIVES*RECORDS 2018

August 30, 2018—Record-setting attendance was just one of the many highlights of ARCHIVES*RECORDS 2018, the Joint Annual Meeting of CoSA, NAGARA, and SAA in Washington, DC, August 12–18. Among the many others:

SAA Advocates for Archives with WIPO/SCCR

In a noteworthy meeting of the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), SAA and allied advocates took significant steps that placed the needs of archives, libraries, and museums at the forefront of international conversations on intellectual property.

SAA Foundation 2018 Joint Annual Meeting Travel Awards

Society of American Archivists Foundation 
proudly announces

2018 Joint Annual Meeting Travel Awards


Call for Questions for Ask the Candidates - 2018 SAA Election

Ask the Candidates
for Vice President/President-Elect


Would you like to learn more about this year’s candidates for SAA Vice President/President-Elect? Curious about Pam's and Michelle’s leadership experience or their perspectives on the future of the profession?  

SAA Election 2018

Cast Your Vote Between March 19, and April 6, 2018

SAA members who are eligible to vote can cast their votes online between March 19, and April 6, 2018. Click here to cast a ballot. Use your SAA username and password to login to the eBallot system.

Urge Your Representative to Join the Congressional History Caucus!

February 2018—What actions can we take to support federal funding of the humanities, even as we keep an eye on Congress’s appropriations discussions?  As we fight to ensure that drastic cuts don’t become law, our most important assets are our allies in Congress. That’s why this is the perfect time to make a push for the Congressional History Caucus!

White House Budget Again Zeroes Out Key Humanities Agencies

The Presidential Budget Request for FY 2019 again calls for elimination of the National Historical Publications and Records Commission, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Although the appropriations process for FY 2018 has not yet been completed, Congress has rejected the President’s previous proposals.

SAA Statement on Sexual Assault and Harassment

February 8, 2018—The SAA Council today adopted a Statement on Sexual Assault and Harassment in response to recent articles about harassment of public librarians and sexual assault by former Archivist of the United States Allen Weinstein. Read the statement here.