REPS Roundup: June 25, 2017

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June 25, 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.

NEA News

NEA/A.R.T. Spring 2018 Meeting call for proposals. The NEA and Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York (A.R.T.) invite submissions of session proposals for their joint Spring Meeting, to be held March 22-24, 2019 in New Haven, Connecticut. The Spring 2018 Program Committee has created a space for NEA and A.R.T. members to develop proposals together. Proposals are due September 10,2017 and can be submitted here.

Mark your calendars. The NEA Fall 2017 meeting will be held Saturday, September 23rd at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The NEA/A.R.T. Spring 2018 meeting will be held March 22-24, 2018 in New Haven.

SAA News

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

Act Now to Save NHPRC, NEH, and ILMS. Visit the Society of American Archivists page to learn more.

Professional Development & Continuing Education

IFLA/ALA Design Thinking
Free Webinar
July 6th, 2017 2:00pm Eastern Time
To join the meeting

Effective and Valuable Outreach
Free Webinar
July 19th, 2017 2:00pm Eastern Time
Register here

Getting Started with Digital Image Collegections
July 3-28, 2017
$175
Register here

In the Media

Brooklyn Academy of Music Puts 70,000 Archive Materials Online
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/20/arts/brooklyn-academy-of-music-puts-70000-archive-materials-online.html

Stunning Photographs of FSA Libraries in the 1940s
http://bookriot.com/2017/06/20/stunning-photographs-of-fsa-libraries-in-the-1940s/

Preservation of Rare Civil Rights Documentary Completed
The Washington University Libraries’ Film and Media Archive has completed the preservation and digitization of The Streets of Greenwood (1963). You can watch the documentary here.

Events Around New England

Meet up: Digital Commonwealth and New England Archivists
Tuesday, July 11th, 2017, 5:30pm-7:30pm
Globe Bar and Cafe, 565 Boylston Street, Boston, MA


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


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.

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