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 …

SAA Philip M. Hamer and Elizabeth Hamer Kegan Award

The Philip M. Hamer and Elizabeth Hamer Kegan Award Subcommittee of the Society of American Archivists (SAA) seeks nominations for the 2020 award. This Philip M. Hamer and Elizabeth Hamer Kegan Award recognizes an archivist, editor, group of individuals, or institution that has increased public awareness of a specific body …

2020 Free Emergency Preparedness and Response Workshops

Are you interested in learning more about the process and skills to improve the emergency preparedness and response of your organization? Then sign up for these free workshops! Topics range from the planning process, risk assessment, determining salvage priorities, the emergency response, and more. Attendance is free but registration is …