It's that time of year again! The editors of Archeota are putting out a call for content for the Spring 2017 issue.
Archeota is the official publication of SJSU SAASC. One of the missions of Archeota is to be a platform for students to create original content. We invite you to put your ideas forward!
NOT SURE WHAT TO SUBMIT?
Some ideas to get you started:
-Opinion pieces on recent archival news
-Reflections on first hand experience
-Advice for beginning archivists
-Interviews with practicing archivists
-Archives-related artwork (poetry, photography, comics, etc.)
-Links to online archives projects
-Reports of archival internships
Submit your idea to firstname.lastname@example.org
by April 21st, 2017 at 11:59 PST
You DO NOT need to be a member of SAA to contribute to Archeota
Join SAASC for an exclusive tour of the Huntington Library! This world-class library contains 420,000 rare books and 7 million manuscripts. With collections dating from as early as the Middle Ages, the Huntington Library has impressive collections of English Renaissance books, medieval manuscripts, incunabula, maps, travel literature, British and American history and literature, the American Southwest, and the history of science, medicine and technology. This is one tour you won't want to miss!
Attendance is limited. We have just a few spots left! RSVP required: http://bit.ly/2fAzGfd
For more information: http://www.huntington.org/
Are you graduating? Do you live locally?
You’re invited to attend the iSchool Graduation Reception for students on Friday, May 26, 2017 at San Jose State University, Student Union, Room #1 (A & B), San Jose, CA, from 4:00p.m. – 5:30p.m. PDT. If you are in town for the SJSU commencement ceremony or live nearby, please plan to attend this event. It's a great opportunity to celebrate with your peers and families.
Note: There is a limit to the number of people you can invite. Graduates can invite up to 3 people to the reception.
Personal Digital Archiving (PDA) 2017 will be will be held March 29-31 at Stanford University, in Palo Alto, CA, just a short commuter train away from San Francisco. The conference program and schedule are now available here.
Register here before February 28, 2017 to secure the early bird rate.
PDA will shine a spotlight on projects and research by digital archivists, faculty, tool and service developers, independent researchers, and others engaged in the collection, preservation, and study of data shedding light on individuals, their families, and their communities.
The conference will consist of presentations, panel discussions, posters/demos, and hands-on workshops. Keynote speakers include Kim Christen and Gary Wolf. More info about PDA 2017 (including travel/lodging recommendations) can be found here.
Note the PDA conference is co-scheduled with several other conferences hosted by Stanford Libraries, including LDCX (March 27-29, 2017), and BDAX (March 28, 2017), in order to encourage co-attendance and cross-pollination.
We look forward to seeing you as many of you as possible in Palo Alto!
Are you interested in:
If so, you might be interested in attending the Personal Digital Archiving (#PDA2017) conference at Stanford!
Register before February 28th as a student for only $60! These half-day workshops are included with the price of admission.
Hurry! Registration prices increase after February 28th.
When: March 29-31
Where: Lathrop Library @ Stanford
More information about...
Purpose and Criteria for Selection:
Established in 1993, this award recognizes and acknowledges minority graduate students, such as those of African, Asian, Latino or Native American descent, who, through scholastic and personal achievement, manifest an interest in becoming professional archivists and active members of the Society of American Archivists.
This award supports the Society of American Archivists' Archivists and Archives of Color Roundtable objectives of:
1. Identifying minority students enrolled in postsecondary educational institutions.
2. Encouraging minority students to consider careers in the archival profession.
3. Promoting increased minority participation in SAA by exposing minority students to the experience of
attending national meetings and encouraging them to join and remain members of the organization.
Recipients will be selected based on their submission of a completed application and the strength of their letter of recommendation and personal statement. Personal statements will be evaluated based on:
Awarded to minority students, with preference given to full-time students possessing a minimum scholastic grade point average of 3.5 while enrolled in a graduate program focusing on archival management during the academic year preceding the date on which the award is given.
Sponsor and Funding:
Sponsored by the Society of American Archivists' Archivists and Archives of Color Roundtable and funded through the SAA Foundation, the award is named in honor of archival pioneer Harold T. Pinkett, the first African American to be appointed an archivist at the National Archives, where he served for more than 35 years as a specialist in agricultural archives, senior records appraiser, and chief archivist of the Natural Resources Records Branch. A Fellow of SAA, Pinkett served as editor of The American Archivist from 1968 to 1971.
Up to two awards may be given during an awards cycle. Each recipient receives full complimentary registration and related expenses for hotel and travel to attend the SAA Annual Meeting during the year in which the award is received. In addition, each recipient receives a complimentary one-year membership in SAA.
The committee consists of the chair of the Archivists and Archives of Color Roundtable, one member of the Archivists and Archives of Color Roundtable selected by the chair of the roundtable to serve a one-year term, one SAA member selected by the SAA President-elect to serve a one-year term, and one of the co-chairs of the SAA Awards Committee (ex officio). The Chair of the Archivists and Archives of Color Roundtable shall serve as chair of the subcommittee and shall present the award.
Application Deadline and Requirements:
All applications shall be submitted to SAA by February 28 of each year. Applications must include the following documents:
TONIGHT SAASC will participate in first ever Publications Roundtable: Where to Publish Your Writing. In the Publications Roundtable, you can learn the answers to questions like: What is Archeota? Where did it come from? and How can you get published?
You can also learn about other valuable iSchool publications like the Student Research Journal, ALASC's Descriptor, and the LIS Publications Wiki.
Learn more about the event here: http://ischool.sjsu.edu/about/events/publications-roundtable-where-publish-your-writing
When: TONIGHT! Tuesday, February 7th at 6pm PST
Link to session: https://goo.gl/mwp8kY
Individuals requiring real-time captioning or other accommodations should contact Sue Alman at email@example.com ASAP.
This event will be recorded and may be found here:
Join SAASC for an enlightening presentation about oral history and archives. Presenter Lauren Kata serves as the archivist for Collections Management and Digital Access for The Archives of the Episcopal Church in Austin, Texas. From 2009-2012 she served as the Coordinator of SAA’s 75th Anniversary Oral History Project. In this presentation, Ms. Kata will share her views this special project and the importance of oral history.
When: Thursday, February 2 @ 6:30pm PST
Link to session: http://bit.ly/2eniUwU