June 19, 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.
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.
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. Feel free to contact the committee with any questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mark your calendars. The NEA Fall 2017 meeting will be held Saturday, September 23rd at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
9 Ways to Prepare for SAA in Portland. Read SNAP’s blog for tips.
One Book One Profession. SAA has chosen Through the Archival Looking Glass: A Reader on Diversity and Inclusion, edited by Mary A. Caldera and Kathryn M. Neal for the 2017 One Book One Profession selection.
Make an appointment at the SAA Career Center. If you are attending the 2017 SAA annual meeting then make an appointment at the career center.
Issues & Advocacy
Fight for Libraries #saveIMLS. Visit the American Library Association’s Fight for Libraries site to learn more.
Professional Development & Continuing Education
IFLA/ALA Design Thinking
July 6th, 2017 2:00pm Eastern Time
To join the meeting
Effective and Valuable Outreach
July 19th, 2017 2:00pm Eastern Time
In the Media
Improving customer experience with digital personas
Abraham Lincoln Library suspends National Archives search
Bring us your First World War mementos say Oxford University archivists
Events Around New England
New England Library Association Diversity Summit
Wednesday, July 26th
If you were forwarded this message and 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.