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Category Archives: Outreach
Or, “I finally write up a presentation I gave last spring, now with a shiny new definition.” File this one under “better late than never.” I have finally taken the slides for the keynote presentation I gave at the Midwest Archives Conference … Continue reading
Call for case studies: reference and outreach “innovative best practices” in archives and special collections
I have signed on to edit a series of books for Scarecrow Press highlighting innovative best practices in archives. I’m excited about this opportunity to learn about and share the best examples of how professionals working in archives and special collections … Continue reading
Earlier this year I decided I would give my family a book for Christmas, which meant I would have to create it myself. My friends on Facebook have had updates on this saga, but I thought I’d write a summary … Continue reading
Yesterday on Facebook I was reminded of the wonderful “Adopt a Cylinder Program” sponsored by the Cylinder Digitization and Preservation Project at the Department of Special Collections, U.C. Santa Barbara. It gives you an opportunity to browse the list of early … Continue reading
There’s has been some discussion on the SAA SNAP discussion list about the topic I threw open on a previous blog post: what should SAA’s updated strategic priorities be? I want to follow up on that in this forum and throw … Continue reading
This week I’ve been participating as a guest in Kim Anderson’s online course, “Archival Outreach: Programs and Services,” offered through the School of Information Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. The class has been using A Different Kind of Web as … Continue reading
Finally, someone’s planning a PBS show on “Treasures of the Special Collections” and maybe you can be on it
Although why they went with “special collections” and not “archives,” given how popular the latter is and how no one cares about its technical definition, is beyond me. Note the April 20 deadline. According to the Association of Research Libraries site: … Continue reading