(Recordings also available on our YouTube channel)
June 18, 2016
The 2nd Joint Student Chapter Meeting & Mini-Conference for the Society of American Archivists took place on June 18, 2016 at the California State Archives! Five SJSU iSchool students joined approximately the same number of Sac State Public History students to learn about archives management and outreach and enjoy a tour of the State Archives. Thanks to Nancy Lenoil, CA State Archivist; Linda Johnson, CSA Education and Outreach Coordinator; and Shelby Kendrick, Sac State SAASC Chair! Check out the photos here!
May 1, 2016
SJSU SAASC was pleased to collaborate with the Sacramento State Chapter of SAASC to present Records Management with Eira Tansey, Digital Archivist/Records Manager from the University of Cincinnati! In this event, Eira discussed a broad overview of Records Management and what archivists should understand about it. Eira is a Steering Committee Member of the Society of American Archivists Records Management Roundtable and serves as the Student Chapter Liaison. Listen to the recording here or view the slides.
April 25, 2016
Click here to listen to this joint event by SAASC and ALASC of Current Trends in Preservation Management with SJSU professor Katherine Skinner and Sam Meister from the Educopia Institute.
April 15, 2016
One of the largest and most complete research libraries in the United States, the Huntington Library has an extensive collection of rare books and manuscripts in the subjects of American and British history and literature. On April 15, twenty lucky iSchool students in the Southern California Area were able to attend a tour of the Huntington, facilitated by SAASC member Natalie Flores-Rios.
March 16, 2016
In this event, Digital Curation Practices and Professions, iSchool Professor Alyce Scott explains important concepts about digital curation, the skills and practices involved in the field, job opportunities, and gives tips about the iSchool's Digital Curation Career Pathway. Listen to the recording or view her PowerPoint slides to find out more!
February 18, 2016
In this event, The Benefits of SAA Membership and Preparation for the ACA Exam, Brenda Gunn, the Janey Slaughter Briscoe Archivist and Director for Research and Collections at the Briscoe Center at the University of Texas at Austin, and Sammie L Morris, the Director at the Virginia Kelly Karnes Archives and Special Collections Research Center at Purdue University discussed the ins and outs of SAA and ACA. Click here for the recording.
February 11, 2016
An unprecedented group effort from the iSchool's student associations! ALASC, ASIS&T, iSchool Connext, SAASC and SLASC came together for this panel to discuss our groups and encourage students to get involved. Listen to the recording!
February 9, 2016
SJSU iSchool alumna Christina V. Fidler treated SAASC to an in person tour of the UC Berkeley Museum of Vertebrate Zoology Archives. Read more about this fantastic event on this blog post!
January 28, 2016
Over 40 people tuned in on this first day of the Spring Semester to hear Dr. Pat Franks, SJSU's MARA Coordinator, share her insight in this Basic Archives Workshop. Listen to this recording to find out what Dr. Franks had to say about the archives field and practices or check out the PowerPoint slides.
December 7, 2015
In this joined event with ALASC, Professor Margaret Driscoll shared her insight and answered questions in this event, Copyright Laws & How They Apply to Information Professions. Professor Driscoll graduated from San Jose State University in 2012 with a focus on academic libraries, institutions, reference, and copyright/fair use. Click here to listen to the recording.
November 10, 2015
Listen in as these three amazing panelists discuss their experiences with Diversity in the Archives. Special Guest Presenters: Colleen Cook, Archives Coordinator for the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians; Marisol Ramos, Subject Librarian/Curator for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Latino Studies, Spanish and Anthropology at the University of Connecticut; and Rebecca Hankins, Associate Professor, Librarian/Curator and affiliate faculty in Africana studies at Texas A&M University. Listen to the recording or view the PowerPoint slides.
October 27, 2015
In this well-attended event, iSchool student and MARA candidate Beaudry Allen discussed her experience completing the e-Portfolio. Beaudry shared insights such as: remember not to panic; prepare by reading the handbook and gathering all of your materials; and focus on your strengths! The Q&A at the end allowed participants to ask their own questions. Learn more of Beaudry's helpful tips by listening to the recording or viewing her PowerPoint slides.
September 9, 2015
Annual Members Meeting via Blackboard Collaborate. At the meeting we introduced ourselves, as well as the members of the Events Team and Web Team. We also described the function of each of our positions on SAASC. We looked at the results of the Events Survey, discussed Archeota, and mentioned ways to get involved with SAASC. https://sas.elluminate.com/site/external/recording/playback/link/table/dropin?sid=2011274&suid=D.89E435A1F07CC22D041F48CE867825