REPS Roundup: July 22, 2017

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July 22, 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


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.

SAA 2017.  Check out the REPS blog for tips on getting the most out of the SAA annual meeting in Portland next week. We have a few Google documents to help you make the most of the meeting. Talking to people can be hard, visit the REPS room share, REPS  activities sign up, and SNAP lunch buddy documents to make arrangements to meet up with people. The SNAP section also has a blog post with tips and tricks for #SAA17. Make sure to also look at the SAA host committee blog for resources about Portland.

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.

NEA News

Call for Submissions. Article and back cover photos for the upcoming October 2017 newsletter are needed. Back cover photos can be submitted to sally.blanchard-o’ by Tuesday, August 15. Articles can be sent to by Tuesday, August 15.

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

#snaprt. SNAP is having a twitter chat on Wednesday, July 26th 2:30-3:45 pm. To follow along with the SAA annual meeting all week use #SAA17 , #snaprt and follow @SNAP_Section. To see which SNAPers plan to live tweet visit to the SNAP Twitter list

WArS Salary Report. WArS has released their salary report.

Professional Development & Continuing Education

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

SAA has recently launched their Online Learning Portal
Visit their website to see available courses and webcasts from previous meetings.

In the Media

Discovering the Sussex Declaration

Old NASA Computers and tapes found in basement

What to do with the tributes after the shooting stops


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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