Oklahoma Archivists Association

2022 Annual Meeting

Better Together: Connecting Archival Communities across Oklahoma

October 27-28, 2022

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, network, and learn valuable skills. Our theme for this year is Better Together: Connecting Archival Communities across Oklahoma. Register today!

The first 30 registrants are sponsored by the Oklahoma Department of Libraries, through funding provided by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (Public Law 117-2) and the IMLS authorization statute (20 U.S.C. § 9101 et seq.) by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)

(The webinar sign up is for those who have already registered for the conference and are interested in attending the webinars. The sign up will help the organizers get a head count of how many to expect for each webinar)

Preliminary schedule

Thursday October 27, 2022 —- Oklahoma Hall of Fame at the Gaylord-Pickens Museum

1:30 – 4:30PM SAA WEBINARS

Join your fellow archivists for an afternoon of Society of American Archivist (SAA) webcasts. The cost of the webcasts is included in the annual meeting registration and will be broadcasted in-person at the Oklahoma Hall of Fame. Both courses can go towards a Digital Archives Specialist certification and the Metadata Overview for Archivists can go towards an Arrangement and Description certification. If you are planning on taking an exam after participating in this webinar viewing, you can do so within 60 days of viewing the webcast, and will be responsible for the additional exam cost.

1:30 – 2:30PM – Basics of Managing Digital Records

3:00 – 4:30PM – Metadata Overview for Archivists

Friday October 28, 2022 —- Oklahoma Hall of Fame at the Gaylord-Pickens Museum

9:00AM – 3:00PM – OAA Annual Meeting

9:00AM – Local Case Studies

10:30AM – Keynote

Christina Beatty (Freedom Center of Oklahoma City)

Bailey Hoffner (University of Oklahoma)

Martha Beliveau (University of Oklahoma)

11:30AM – Lunch on your own

12:00PM – OAA and leadership opportunities

1:00PM – OAA Business Meeting

1:30PM – Discussion – Metadata Justice

Kera Newby (National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum)

Megan Macken (Oklahoma State University)

Shay Beezley (University of Central Oklahoma)

Anona Earls (University of Central Oklahoma)

3:00PM – Optional tour of archives TBD

4:00PM – Optional tour or archives TBD