Research Survey on Oklahoma Information Professionals – Link to Participate!

PhD Research survey on the roles and responsibilities of archivists and museum professionals in Oklahoma Guest Post by JJ Compton Hello, My name is JJ Compton and I am a student at Swansea University, working towards my PhD in History. I am conducting the first phase of my quantitative analysis, …

Digital Preservation Professional Development Opportunity – Deadline March 23rd!

Apply NOW to the Digital POWRR Digital Preservation Professional Development Institute! Thanks to a generous grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, Digital POWRR is holding five intensive institutes in 2017-2019, enabling librarians and archivists from small and mid-sized institutions to build skills for curating and preserving digital …

CLIR Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives: 2018 Initial Application Round Open

CLIR Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives: 2018 Initial Application Round Open Guest Post Provided by Lisa Henry, Vice President “Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives: Enabling New Scholarship through Increasing Access to Unique Materials is a national grant competition administered by the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) for …

Western Archives Institute Accepting Applications

Western Archives Institute Accepting Applications Guest Post Provided by Jennifer Day, Member-at-large 2018 Western Archives Institute The 32nd annual Western Archives Institute (WAI) will be held at San Diego State University from June 10-22, 2018. WAI is an intensive, two-week program that provides integrated instruction in basic archival practices to …

Project Update for the OK County Sheriff’s Office Historic Collection

Project Update for the OK County Sheriff’s Office Historic Collection Guest post by Deputy Bradley Wynn     As you may recall, the Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office hosts a historic collection that has grown from efforts initiated in 2013 to “Save Our Story”. When started, there were only a handful …

Oklahoma Archivists Take Their Skills on The Road

Oklahoma Archivists Take Their Skills on The Road   The Oklahoma Historical Records Advisory Board (OHRAB) sent a team of archivists and librarians to the Drumright Historical Society last fall to help the small staff preserve and document the history of “Oklahoma’s Boomtown.” Drumright, Oklahoma sprang to life when oil …