REPS Roundup: July 16, 2017

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July 16, 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


Meet our Steering Committee.
Lucy Ross, Website and Social Media Coordinator, runs the REPS website, blog, Twitter, and Facebook. Make sure you subscribe, like, and follow to stay informed about everything happening in REPS. Learn more about Lucy Ross on our blog.

SAA 2017.  Check out the REPS blog to prepare for the SAA Annual Meeting in Portland this month. We have a few Google documents to help you make the most of the meeting. Visit the room share and activities sign up documents to learn more. There is also a helpful blog from last year featuring tips for attending the meeting. You can also sign up for the Navigator Program. Make sure to also look at the SAA host committee blog for resources about Portland.

Join Us. We are looking for people to join the steering committee in the Events Coordinator and Student Liaison positions. You can nominate yourself here.

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

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.

Professional Development & Continuing Education

Care of Books and Scrapbooks
July 28, 2017 2:00-3:30 EDT
Register here

Library Juice Academy Course
Visit their website for a list of upcoming courses

In the Media

Archives works to preserve Sandwich’s Oral Histories

The National Archives: Where confused tourists queue up to coo at copies

Into the Heart of Patagonia’s Secret Archives

Events Around New England

The History and Collection of the Massachusetts Historical Society
July 22nd, 2017, 10:00am-11:30am
Massachusetts Historical Society

Follow REPS on the web: // t : @repsnea // f :

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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