Oklahoma Archivists Association

Oklahoma Archivists Association

SSA: State Partnerships and Outreach Committee Call for Members

The State Partnerships and Outreach Committee bridges gaps between SSA and allied groups, and defrays SSA members’ conference costs with the SPOC Fund. SPOC needs a membership from diverse contexts in our region, including representation from Arizona and Oklahoma (although folks from any member state are welcome!). Committee members will …

Free Veterans History Project workshop 10/14

The Veterans History Project (VHP) of the American Folklife Center is presenting a workshop offering hands-on oral history, folklife, and community documentation project development, in addition to exploring the existing VHP collections reflecting and engaging local audiences. Please view the flier below for more information, and register here: https://forms.gle/AizqFJ8vWi1T68m1A

2022 OAA Meeting Announcement

Better Together: Connecting Archival Communities across Oklahoma October 27-28 Oklahoma Hall of Fame at Gaylord-Pickens Museum Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Please make plans to attend the 2022 OAA Annual Meeting, our first face-to-face conference since 2018! The annual meeting brings together archival practitioners from across the state to share case studies, …

Metadata Justice in Oklahoma Libraries & Archives Symposium

The University of Central Oklahoma Chambers Library invites our library and archives colleagues across the state of Oklahoma for a virtual symposium to discuss how metadata justice can be incorporated into our shared work of creating description and access for library and archival resources. When: July 14th, 2022 (click here to view …

Considerations for Care of Oral History Recordings in Libraries and Museums

Does your collection have aging recordings of oral history interviews on cassette tape, VHS or other media? Are you unsure of how to care for them or make them publicly available? This free webinar is for you! We will introduce you to considerations for those collections and offer information about …

Metadata Justice in Oklahoma Libraries & Archives Call for Interest/Proposals

Hello, all! Here at UCO Chambers Library, our Metadata & Cataloging department is committed to accurately and respectfully describing materials relating to underrepresented communities. We are continually implementing specific strategies for carrying out this work and have found that sharing and learning with our colleagues has been an essential component.  So, we would …

Preservation Week webinars from the Library of Congress

The Library of Congress, Preservation Directorate is excited to participate in Preservation Week 2022! We are hosting webinars every weekday of Preservation Week at 11 am (EST). The five webinars will feature preservation-related projects conducted at the Library. Click on the titles to register. Fragments, Discovery and Creating Knowledge Monday, April …