Call for Applications: Publications Editor

Become Part of SAA’s Dynamic Publishing Tradition!

The Society of American Archivists seeks an energetic individual to serve as Publications Editor and to continue the momentum of our dynamic publishing tradition.  SAA’s robust book publishing program has brought a rich variety of content to readers since the 1970s.

ARCHIVES*RECORDS 2019 Recap!

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Tacos, live music at Austin City Limits, thought-provoking sessions, and dynamic vendor exhibits are a few of the highlights that more than 1,900 attendees experienced at ARCHIVES*RECORDS 2019, the Joint Annual Meeting of CoSA and SAA in Austin, TX, July 31–August 6. Among the many others:

Four New Books to Improve the Way You Work!

Learn from the best with these new books from SAA!

Revisit SAA's Core Values Statement with 23 insightful essays in
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Spring/Summer 2019 Issue of American Archivist Is Online!

Articles in the latest issue of American Archivist survey the status of Catholic archives, offer new models for environmentally sustainable digital preservation, explore how collaborative student research projects can assist in building collections, recommend best practices for designing websites that prepare researchers for on-site visits to the archives, and more!

Tell your story!

Free “Storytelling Workshop” at ARCHIVES*RECORDS 2019
Saturday, August 3, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm 

PITCH YOUR STORY! Call for Stories for “A Finding Aid to My Soul” at ARCHIVES*RECORDS 2019

When did you decide that you wanted to be an archivist? What was your first encounter with a particular archives? How did you handle a challenge in your work? What is a unique, moving, serendipitous, mysterious, special, or humorous experience you've had as an archivist? 

If you would like the chance to share your story, then pitch it to us! In 100 to 200 words, tell us about your story of being an archivist. (Please don't give us a cliff-hanger-summarize the whole story.) 

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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.