#Society of American Archivists

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Society of American Archivists- Archives 360

I’m trying something new this year, and journeyed to the SAA “Archives 360” Conference in Chicago from August 25-28. This is new because I’m trying to become involved with a new national organization after exploring the Guild of Bookworkers in 2009-2010. I had corresponded with board members and officers of the Preservation Section of SAA... more

Recap: Society of American Archivists Annual Meeting 2010

Last week, I traveled to Washington, DC for the Society of American Archivists annual conference and was later joined by Vicki Johnson and Katherine Gill. The whirlwind of activity and inspiration is summarized below! Tuesday, August 10 was the Research Forum, of which I was a part as a poster presenter. My poster featured the... more

Archivists’ Toolkit

In bitterly cold January of this year, I attended an SAA-sponsored 2 day class in New York to learn how to use the Archivists’ Toolkit, a “shareware” database created for archival collections and developed by several schools. There aren’t lots of great archival databases currently, but this is one of the better ones I’ve seen... more

Megan at SAA

Society of American Archivists annual meeting, Chicago Beth and I attended SAA in Chicago over Labor Day weekend. Very interesting conference, as usual. And the Fairmont Hotel was just a couple of blocks from the Art Institute, Lake Michigan, and Millennium Park. An enjoyable setting, for this displaced Midwesterner! Lots of good stuff on the... more