REPS Roundup: May 20, 2017

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May 20, 2017


REPS Roundup is the weekly newsletter of the Roundtable for Early Professionals and Students. Each issue includes news items, events, and opportunities to keep you informed about the archives profession. Have an announcement to add to the Roundup? Email the editor: Kyle Boyd.


In this issue: REPS News //  SAA News // Issues & Advocacy //
Professional Development & Continuing Education // In the Media // Events Around New England


REPS News

REPS has a new Steering Committee. REPS has elected a new steering committee for the upcoming year:

Co-Chairs: Lauren VanDenBerg and Molly Brown
Secretary: Kyle Boyd
Website and Social Media Coordinator: Lucy Ross

Stay tuned for introductions on our website and a special election in May for open positions including Events Coordinator and Student Liaison.

SAA News

Comment on proposed Archival Continuing Education Guidelines. SAA’s Committee on Education seeks member comment on its proposed Archival Continuing Education (ACE) Guidelines. Post your comments by May 23rd.

SNAP 2017 Elections Nomination. The Students and New Archives Professionals (SNAP) section is seeking Steering Committee nominations. Nominations are due May 24th.

Pop-Up Session Proposals for 2017 Annual Meeting. SAA is asking for submissions for sessions whose ideas and content may have “popped up” since November when initial proposals were due. Pop-Up Session Proposals are due May 24th.

Issues & Advocacy

Fight for Libraries #saveIMLS. Visit the American Library Association’s Fight for Libraries site to learn more.

Professional Development & Continuing Education

Introduction to Email Preservation
SAA Webcast
Thursday June 8th, 2017
$159 for SAA members
http://saa.archivists.org/events/introduction-to-email-preservation-webcast/787/

Photographic Process Identification Webinars
Free series of six online webinars
Fall 2017
https://www.imagepermanenceinstitute.org/process-id-webinars

In the Media

New Archivist Position Focuses on Black Experience at Northwestern
https://dailynorthwestern.com/2017/05/19/campus/new-library-archivist-position-focuses-on-black-experience-students-faculty-at-nu/

Harvard Releases Early Recording of John F. Kennedy
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/11/us/harvard-kennedy-audio.html?_r=0

National Archives Announces New Model for Presidential Records
https://www.archives.gov/press/press-releases/2017/nr17-54

Events Around New England

International Archives Day
Friday, June 9th 2017
Follow #IAD17 on Twitter


Follow REPS on the web:
repsnea.wordpress.com // t : @repsnea // f : www.facebook.com/groups/repsnea/


If you would like to join the REPS, please visit the REPS Google Group where you can request membership.


Sent on behalf of the REPS Leadership Team: Lauren VanDenBerg, Molly Brown, Kyle Boyd, and Lucy Ross.

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