2017 MARAC Scholarships- deadline Sept. 15, 2017

MARAC SCHOLARSHIPS All applications should be sent by email, to the current chair of the MARAC Scholarship Committee by the deadlines listed: Current Chair of the Scholarship Committee: Emily Cottle Vanguard emilyrcottle@gmail.com There are three awards available for each conference: 1) MARAC Continue reading 2017 MARAC Scholarships- deadline Sept. 15, 2017

Alumni Spotlight: Natalie Baur

Congratulations iSchool alumna Natalie Baur on the Emerging Leader Award! Read the SAA statement below: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 2017 Natalie Baur Receives Emerging Leader Award from Society of American Archivists CHICAGO—Natalie Baur, digital preservation librarian at El Colegio Continue reading Alumni Spotlight: Natalie Baur

Archives Unleashed 4.0 Web Archive Datathon at the British Library- June 11-13, 2017

*Call for Participation: Archives Unleashed 4.0Web Archive Datathon* http://archivesunleashed.com The British Library June 11 – 13, 2017 Travel grants will be available for US-based graduate students. Applications for all attendees are due 31 March 2017. Call for Participation This event Continue reading Archives Unleashed 4.0 Web Archive Datathon at the British Library- June 11-13, 2017

Student Spotlight: Melissa Wertheimer

Melissa Wertheimer (MLIS student, Archives and Digital Curation) is the newly appointed Archivist of the Music Library Association (MLA), the U.S. branch of the International Association of Music Libraries (IAML). The MLA Archives are housed at Special Collections in Performing Continue reading Student Spotlight: Melissa Wertheimer

Canadian Courts Preserving Webpages Cited in Rulings

Take a look at this interesting article on Motherboard. The Canadian Judicial System has gone through their records to secure sources that were referenced through hyperlink in court records. Using the Wayback Machine and Internet Archive, they have recorded the Continue reading Canadian Courts Preserving Webpages Cited in Rulings

MARAC Scholarships for Spring 2017 conference

The MARAC Scholarship Committee is currently accepting applications for scholarships to support attendance at the Spring 2017 meeting to be held April 20-22, 2017 in Newark, NJ. There are three awards available: MARAC Meeting and Travel Awards (2 awards: $400 Continue reading MARAC Scholarships for Spring 2017 conference

Scholarship: Harold T. Pinkett Minority Student Award- February 28, 2017

Another awesome scholarship for minority students! Many of the scholarship deadlines posted here on blogMLIS are approaching in the next couple months so plan accordingly. Don’t miss out on these great funding opportunities! The application period for the 2017 Harold Continue reading Scholarship: Harold T. Pinkett Minority Student Award- February 28, 2017

Josephine Forman Scholarship- February 28, 2017

Another great scholarship opportunity with an approaching deadline! The purpose of the Josephine Forman Scholarship is to provide financial support to minority students pursuing graduate education in archival science, to encourage students to pursue a career as an archivist, and Continue reading Josephine Forman Scholarship- February 28, 2017