REPS Roundup: June 6, 2017

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June 6, 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 // NEA News // SAA News // Issues & Advocacy //
Professional Development & Continuing Education // In the Media // Events Around New England


REPS News

Meet the New Steering Committee. Check out the REPS blog to meet the new early professional co-chair Lauren VanDenBerg.

Join the REPS Steering Committee. Nominate yourself for Events Coordinator or Student Liaison. Fill out this form before Monday, June 12th.

NEA News

Input for the Fall 2017 meeting. The fall NEA meeting will be a series of concurrent facilitated discussions. The communications Committee is looking for your input regarding topic proposals. Please fill out this survey by Friday, June 23rd. First considerations will go to proposals received before Friday June, 16th. Feel free to contact the committee with any questions: nea-fall17@mit.edu

Mark your calendars. The NEA Fall 2017 meeting will be held Saturday, September 23rd at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

SAA News

Vote for SAA Annual meeting Pop-up sessions. The four proposals with the most votes will be presented as sessions in Portland. Vote here by Friday June 9th.

Call for 2017-2018 SAA Interns. Applications are due by June 16th.

Issues & Advocacy

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

Professional Development & Continuing Education

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

In the Media

18 Fascinating Items from RadioShack’s Corporate Memorabilia Auction
https://consumerist.com/2017/06/02/18-fascinating-items-from-radioshacks-corporate-memorabilia-auction/

British Parliament’s Senior Archivist Talks Women’s Suffrage and Why Young Females Today Need to Know Their History
http://www.adweek.com/digital/diane-clehane-lunch-dr-mari-takayanagi/

How Facebook is Helping Librarians Decipher Hundreds of Vintage Postcards
http://www.universityaffairs.ca/news/news-article/facebook-helping-librarians-decipher-hundreds-vintage-postcards/

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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