REPS Roundup: January 18, 2018

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January 18, 2018


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 // Events // In the Media


REPS News

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

NEA News

Registration is open for the Spring 2018 Meeting. The NEA Spring 2018 Meeting will be held March 22-24, 2018 in New Haven, CT. Information about the meeting can be found here.

NEA Newsletter. The NEA Newsletter is seeking articles and photographs for the April 2018 issue. Submit news items to Sean Parke by February 15th and back-cover photographs to Sally Blanchard-O’Brien by February 15th.

SAA News

January is National Mentoring Month. Learn more about the SAA Mentoring Program here.

Scholarships.  Apply for a SAA scholarship or travel award. More information can be found here, applications are due February 28, 2018.

New Platform for SAA Listservs.  SAA has switched to a new platform, visit here to update your settings.

Events

SAA Students and New Archives Professionals Twitter Chat.  Join the SNAP discussion about grant writing on January 23, 2018 at 8 pm ET on Twitter using the #snaprt hashtag.

In the Media

Scanning an Ancient Biblical Text That Humans Fear to Open

Story-sifter: Archivist Diane Bird

Why preserving cultural heritage on the web/social media should be an inclusive and community centered effort

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REPS Roundup: January 11, 2018

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January 11, 2018


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 // In the Media


REPS News

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

NEA News

Registration is open for the Spring 2018 Meeting. The NEA Spring 2018 Meeting will be held March 22-24, 2018 in New Haven, CT. Information about the meeting can be found here.

Apply for financial assistance to attend the Spring 2018 Meeting. Students and non-students can apply for assistance. More information can be found here and the deadline is January 15th.

SAA News

January is National Mentoring Month. Learn more about the SAA Mentoring Program here.

Scholarships.  Apply for a SAA scholarship or travel award. More information can be found here, applications are due February 28, 2018.

New Platform for SAA Listservs.  SAA has switched to a new platform, visit here to update your settings.

In the Media

Interview with Samantha Bradbeer, Hallmark Archivist

Library of Congress limiting its Twitter collection

An Important Archive of New York Quilt History Is Being Digitized

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REPS Roundup: December 18, 2017

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December 18, 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 // In the Media


REPS News

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

NEA News

Vote. Vote for NEA candidates through electionbuddy.com by December 18th.

Seeking Volunteers. The NEA Spring 2019 Program Committee is looking for volunteers. Contact Sarah Galligan  by December 31st.

Apply for financial assistance to attend the Spring 2018 Meeting. Students and non-students can apply for assistance. More information can be found here and the deadline is January 15th.

SAA News

Jingle Book Sale. Enjoy 25% – 65% off select titles through December 22nd.  More information can be found here.

Volunteer.  SAA is seeking volunteers to serve on appointed groups. More information can be found here.

In the Media

In the Coachella Valley History Museum’s archive

James Patterson and Einstein archivists creating new series

Select National Film Registry Titles Now Available Free Online

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REPS Roundup: November 26, 2017

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November 26, 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 //
Events // In the Media


REPS News

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

NEA News

NEA Newsletter. Back cover photo submissions are due Thursday, November 30th to Sally Blanchard-O’Brien

SAA News

Call for Volunteers. SAA Tragedy Response Initiative Task Force is seeking volunteers. Deadline to volunteer is December 6th.  More information can be found here.

Volunteer.  SAA is seeking volunteers to serve on appointed groups. More information can be found here.

Events

Building Bridges in a Divisive Climate:
Diversity in Libraries, Archives, and Museums
Thursday, November 30th
12:00pm-2:00pm
University of Rhode Island Libraries
15 Lippitt Road
Kingston, Rhode Island
Register here

In the Media

The Treasures Blooming in Canada’s Largest Seed Catalog Archive

The Houston Archives Bazaar

Explore the Network Rail archive online

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REPS Roundup: November 13, 2017

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November 13, 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 //
Events // In the Media


REPS News

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

NEA News

NEA Newsletter. Back cover photo submissions are due Wednesday, November 15th to Sally Blanchard-O’Brien and articles are due Wednesday, November 15th to Sean Parke.

SAA News

Call for Program Proposals. Proposals for the 2018 joint annual meeting are due November 15, 2017.

Survey on Professional Development Support. The Membership Committee would like to learn more about the nature and extent of employer support SAA members receive for professional development. Click here to take this brief survey before November 22nd.

Volunteer.  SAA is seeking volunteers to serve on appointed groups. More information can be found here.

Events

Management of Government Records: A State Archivist’s Perspective
Thursday, November 16th
11:30am – 1:30pm
Massachusetts Archives and Commonwealth Museum
220 Morrissey Blvd
Boston, MA
Buy tickets here: http://www.armaboston.org/article.html?aid=406

In the Media

The Harlem Hellfighters were captured in a famous photo. Now a retired archivist has uncovered their stories.

Portland’s Kristen Gwinn-Becker is throwing open the archives.

Manufacturing Impact: Why We Digitize


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Sent on behalf of the REPS Leadership Team: Lauren VanDenBerg, Molly Brown, Kyle Boyd, and Lucy Ross.

REPS Roundup: November 5, 2017

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November 5, 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 //
Events // In the Media


REPS News

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

NEA News

NEA Newsletter. Back cover photo submissions are due Wednesday, November 15th to Sally Blanchard-O’Brien and articles are due Wednesday, November 15th to Sean Parke.

SAA News

Call for Program Proposals. Proposals for the 2018 joint annual meeting are due November 15, 2017.

Join the Independent Archivists Section. The new Independent Archivists section aims to facilitate and foster the sharing of ideas, information, and support amongst archivists outside the traditional archival repository. For more information or to join, visit their website.

SAA Mentoring Program.  The SAA mentoring program is looking for mentees, apply here.

Events

NEA Records Management Roundtable Networking Reception
November 7th, 6:30 pm
The College Club of Boston
44 Commonwealth Ave.
Boston, MA
Please RSVP at http://evite.me/StncXmrfNY

Best Practices Exchange 2017
November 6th- November 8th
Columbia Point
Boston, MA
Register at https://bpexchange2017.eventbrite.com

In the Media

Video: see inside the Museum of London’s secret bone archive

Internet Archive Makes Available Books Once Thought Trapped By Copyright

Exploring The Musical Roots Of New Haven


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Sent on behalf of the REPS Leadership Team: Lauren VanDenBerg, Molly Brown, Kyle Boyd, and Lucy Ross.

REPS Roundup: October 28, 2017

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October 28, 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 //
Events // In the Media // Articles


REPS News

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

NEA News

NEA Newsletter. Back cover photo submissions are due Wednesday, November 15th to Sally Blanchard-O’Brien and articles are due Wednesday, November 15th to Sean Parke.

SAA News

Call for Program Proposals. Proposals for the 2018 joint annual meeting are due November 15, 2017.

Join the Independent Archivists Section. The new Independent Archivists section aims to facilitate and foster the sharing of ideas, information, and support amongst archivists outside the traditional archival repository. For more information or to join, visit their website.

SAA Mentoring Program.  The SAA mentoring program is looking for mentees, apply here.

Events

NEA Records Management Roundtable Networking Reception
November 7th, 6:30 pm
The College Club of Boston
44 Commonwealth Ave.
Boston, MA
Please RSVP at http://evite.me/StncXmrfNY

Best Practices Exchange 2017
November 6th- November 8th
Columbia Point
Boston, MA
Register at https://bpexchange2017.eventbrite.com

October is American Archives month

In the Media

What Sewing Samplers Tell Us About Women’s Lives from the 17th to 19th Centuries

Exploring the ALA Washington Office special collections

The Dirty Secrets Saved in Dead Birds’ Feathers

Articles
September/October Archival Outlook


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Sent on behalf of the REPS Leadership Team: Lauren VanDenBerg, Molly Brown, Kyle Boyd, and Lucy Ross.

REPS Roundup: October 21, 2017

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October 21, 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 //
Events // In the Media // Articles


REPS News

Meet our Steering Committee. Kyle Boyd, Secretary, creates the weekly REPS Roundup. Join our Google Group to access the Roundups, and change your Google Groups settings to receive the Roundup by e-mail. If you would like something to be added to the Roundup you can e-mail Kyle at kyle.boyd[at]simmons.edu. Learn more about Kyle on our blog.

Day of Service Survey. Please fill out our survey here to help us choose where to host our fall day of service event.

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

NEA News

NEA Newsletter. Back cover photo submissions are due Wednesday, November 15th to Sally Blanchard-O’Brien and articles are due Wednesday, November 15th to Sean Parke.

SAA News

Call for Program Proposals. Proposals for the 2018 joint annual meeting are due November 15, 2017.

Join the Independent Archivists Section. The new Independent Archivists section aims to facilitate and foster the sharing of ideas, information, and support amongst archivists outside the traditional archival repository. For more information or to join, visit their website.

SAA Mentoring Program.  The SAA mentoring program is looking for mentees, apply here.

Events

NEA Records Management Roundtable Networking Reception
November 7th, 6:30 pm
The College Club of Boston
44 Commonwealth Ave.
Boston, MA
Please RSVP at http://evite.me/StncXmrfNY

Best Practices Exchange 2017
November 6th- November 8th
Columbia Point
Boston, MA
Register at https://bpexchange2017.eventbrite.com

October is American Archives month

In the Media

23 of the weirdest, funniest, creepiest, most surprising items found by archivists

#AskAnArchivist Day 2017 Summary

Virtual Genealogy Fair to be streamed on Youtube

Articles
September/October Archival Outlook


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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.

REPS Roundup: October 14, 2017

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October 14, 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 //
Events // In the Media // Articles


REPS News

Meet our Steering Committee. Kyle Boyd, Secretary, creates the weekly REPS Roundup. Join our Google Group to access the Roundups, and change your Google Groups settings to receive the Roundup by e-mail. If you would like something to be added to the Roundup you can e-mail Kyle at kyle.boyd[at]simmons.edu. Learn more about Kyle on our blog.

Day of Service Survey. Please fill out our survey here to help us choose where to host our fall day of service event.

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

NEA News

Review a Book for the New England Archivists Newsletter. If you are interested in reviewing a book e-mail Claire Lobdell.

SAA News

Call for Program Proposals. Proposals for the 2018 joint annual meeting are due November 15, 2017.

Join the Independent Archivists Section. The new Independent Archivists section aims to facilitate and foster the sharing of ideas, information, and support amongst archivists outside the traditional archival repository. For more information or to join, visit their website.

SAA Mentoring Program.  The SAA mentoring program is looking for mentees, apply here.

SAA Annual Meeting. The conference may be over but there are many ways to catch up with everything that happened in Portland this summer. Recorded session’s MP3s and the Presidential Address video are available online. SNAP section’s blog also has posts summarizing various talks.

Events

Biblio Brews
Tuesday, October 17th 6-8pm
Congregational Library and Archives
14 Beacon St. Boston, MA
Please RSVP at bit.ly/bibliobrews
Free & 21+

October is American Archives month

In the Media

Judy Blume Archive Strengthens Beinecke Young Adult Collections

Archival photos valuable piece of history

Library and WGBH Celebrate 50 Years of Preserving Public TV and Radio

Articles
September/October Archival Outlook


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REPS Roundup: October 7, 2017

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October 7, 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 //
Events // In the Media // Articles


REPS News

Meet our Steering Committee. Kyle Boyd, Secretary, creates the weekly REPS Roundup. Join our Google Group to access the Roundups, and change your Google Groups settings to receive the Roundup by e-mail. If you would like something to be added to the Roundup you can e-mail Kyle at kyle.boyd[at]simmons.edu. Learn more about Kyle on our blog.

Day of Service Survey. Please fill out our survey here to help us choose where to host our fall day of service event.

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

NEA News

Review a Book for the New England Archivists Newsletter. If you are interested in reviewing a book e-mail Claire Lobdell.

SAA News

SAA Annual Meeting. The conference may be over but there are many ways to catch up with everything that happened in Portland this summer. Recorded session’s MP3s and the Presidential Address video are available online. SNAP section’s blog also has posts summarizing various talks.

Call for Program Proposals. Proposals for the 2018 joint annual meeting are due November 15, 2017.

Events

Preserving History: Public Media Archives at WGBH
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 11am
56 Brattle Street in Harvard Square
More information can be found on the Gonson Society Lecture Series website
$5

Storytelling for Social Change
Friday, October 13, 2017 10am-4pm
Vermont Folklife Center, Middlebury
More information can be found on their website
$95

October is American Archives month

In the Media

Hemingway’s First Short Story Found in Key West

Guadalupe Rosales, Archivist of Los Angeles’ ’90s Latinx Youth and Rave Cultures

Keepers of the Secrets

Articles
September/October Archival Outlook


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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.