Free Webinar: How to Participate on History Hub, the free crowdsourcing research community 4/27/2020

We invite you to learn more about History Hub, the pioneering crowdsourced history and genealogy research community sponsored by the National Archives. Free and open to anyone, the platform enables users to ask questions and get answers from multiple sources including National Archives staff, other agencies, archives, libraries, museums, and …

MAY 15th DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS FOR THE SAA RESEARCH FORUM

On behalf of the 2020 Research Forum Program Committee, we invite you to submit abstracts (of 250 words or fewer) for either 10-minute platform presentations or poster presentations. Topics may address research on, or innovations in, any aspect of archives practice or records management in government, corporate, academic, scientific, or …

Carl Albert Center’s COVID-19/Coronavirus Digital Collection

Greetings to everyone! We are excited to invite you to visit the new Carl Albert Center’s COVID-19/Coronavirus Digital Collection. This digital project was created to act as a resource for the general public, students, researchers, staff, and faculty when investigating/analyzing this historic time in Oklahoma. By focusing on Cleveland County, …

Archival Workers Emergency Fund Launched by SAA Foundation

The Society of American Archivists Foundation announces the creation of the Archival Workers Emergency Fund (AWEF) to support archival workers experiencing financial hardship during the COVID-19 crisis. Grants of up to $1,000 will be awarded to financially vulnerable and at-risk workers. All U.S.-based archival workers affected by the COVID-19 crisis …

Webinar: Increasing Discoverability of Your Digital Collections with the Digital Public Library of America 3/31

Description: The DPLA OKHub initiative is working to increase global discoverability to the collections held by cultural organizations across Oklahoma. In this webinar, you will learn how to connect your digital collections through the DPLA platform. By working together on this national initiative, we offer access to Oklahoma collections in …

Contact the House in Support of Increased Funding for the National Archives and NHPRC

The National Coalition for History (NCH) has worked with Congressmen John Larson (D-CT), Don Young (R-AK), and Bill Pascrell (D-NJ) to seek support for additional funding in the upcoming fiscal year (FY) 2021 budget for the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) and the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC). They …