2018 Articles Archives

Society of American Archivists Brenda S. Banks Travel Award

Posted on 1/16/2018
Created in 2017, the award is named in honor of Brenda S. Banks, Fellow and Past President of SAA and co-founder of the Archivists and Archives of Color Section. The award is sponsored by SAA's Archivists and Archives of Color Section and funded thro

Society of American Archivists Donald Peterson Student Travel Award

Posted on 1/16/2018
The Donald Peterson Student Travel Award Subcommittee invites applications from archival science students and recent graduates of archival programs. The award subsidizes travel to the SAA Annual Meeting for students presenting research or actively p

2018 Western Archives Institute June 10-22, 2018

Posted on 1/26/2018
The 32nd annual Western Archives Institute (WAI) will be held at San Diego State University from June 10-22, 2018.

ACRL/ RBMS, SAA Release Standardized Statistical Measures and Metrics for Public Services

Posted on 1/29/2018
The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Rare Books and Manuscripts Section (RBMS) and the Society of American Archivists (SAA) have developed a new standard, Standardized Statistical Measures and Metrics for Public Services in Archiv

Society of American Archivists 2018 Mark A. Greene Emerging Leader Award – Seeking Nominations!

Posted on 2/8/2018
Do you know a colleague who is in the early stages of an archives career and who exhibits great leadership skills? Please consider nominating her/him for the SAA Mark A. Greene Emerging Leader Award.

From the AOTUS: Veterans Services at NARA

Posted on 2/8/2018
We’ve often said that the core mission of NARA is to preserve and provide access to the federal government records in our control. And we do that—every day...

MAC 2018 Archie Motley Memorial Scholarship Applications Solicited

Posted on 2/16/2018
MAC is soliciting applications for the 2018 Archie Motley Memorial Scholarship for Minority Students

Generally Accepted Recordkeeping Principals

Posted on 3/26/2018
The Generally Accepted Recordkeeping Principles® (ARMA International’s “The Principles”) identify critical hallmarks of information governance and apply to all sizes of organizations, in many industries, and in private and public sectors.

From the AOTUS: Bringing Indian Treaties to a Wider Audience

Posted on 4/18/2018
Since 2014, our neighbor on the National Mall, the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI), has displayed original treaties between the United States Government and American Indian Nations.

One Hundred Years After the Nineteenth Amendment A New Exhibit Explores the Struggle to Win the Vote

Posted on 6/11/2018
In March 2019, we will open “Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote,” a new exhibit in Washington, DC, that uses National Archives records to tell the story of women’s struggle for voting rights as a critical step toward equal citizenship. The

Midwest Archives Call for Proposals

Posted on 7/19/2018
The Program Committee invites session proposals touching on the 2019 theme “Innovation, Transformation, Resurgence” from all areas of archival practice and research and from allied fields.

European Holocaust Research Infrastructure Fellowship Opportunities

Posted on 7/24/2018
As part of its mission to support the Holocaust research community, the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure is offering various fellowships to researchers and archivists.

NARA’s Innovation Hub Expands Access to Records

Posted on 8/2/2018
The core mission of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is to provide public access to Federal Government records. For the first six decades of our existence, that access primarily meant making the records available in research r

The Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation (FAIC) Seeks Feedback from NAGARA Members

Posted on 9/21/2018
FAIC has created a SurveyMonkey rapid assessment questionnaire for NAGARA members in disaster-affected states.

From the AOTUS NARA's Work to Release Records Related to Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh

Posted on 10/1/2018
NARA's primary mission is to provide access to the records in our control. We recognize that these records are of incalculable value to people looking to understand their history, seek out evidence, and document rights...

Survey on Archival Organizations Inventory Practices in the United States

Posted on 10/10/2018
NAGARA members are invited to participate in a quantitative research analysis investigating how both digital and physical materials are obtained from donor to processing by members of state, regional and national archival associations.

Newberg City Recorder & NAGARA Member Sue Ryan Receives Omar City Recorder of the Year Award

Posted on 10/16/2018
The Oregon Association of Municipal Recorders (OAMR) presented Newberg City Recorder Sue Ryan, CMC, with the 2018 City Recorder of the Year award.

Digital Rights Management White Paper Released

Posted on 11/2/2018
The National Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators (NAGARA) announced the release of a white paper addressing the topic of Digital Rights Management (DRM).

From the AOTUS: Further Insight into NARA's Records Scheduling Process

Posted on 12/11/2018
In fall 2018, staff at the National Archives and Records Administration fielded a number of inquiries from parties concerned that valuable records were at risk of destruction. The concerns stemmed from a routine notice in the Federal Register about t