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

Mosaic Scholarship- February 28, 2017

Check out this scholarship opportunity for archives students through SAA! The application period for the Society of American Archivists’ (SAA) Mosaic Scholarship is currently open, with a deadline of February 28, 2017. The Mosaic Scholarship was established to provide financial Continue reading Mosaic Scholarship- February 28, 2017

Two open positions at Journal of Contemporary Archival Studies

The Journal of Contemporary Archival Studies (JCAS), a peer-reviewed online journal hosted by Yale University and New England Archivists, seeks an Associate Editor and a Marketing Associate. *All interested candidates should apply by August 1, 2016*. See below for details. JCAS’s mission is Continue reading Two open positions at Journal of Contemporary Archival Studies

Submit to Information Outlook, SLA’s online magazine

Learned anything new today? This week, month, or year? If you’ve acquired new skills, new knowledge, or new insights or perspectives, consider sharing them in Information Outlook, SLA’s online magazine. The options are endless—an 800-word column about a new skill Continue reading Submit to Information Outlook, SLA’s online magazine

Extended deadline for SFA/SGA 2016 joint conference call for proposals/posters

The 2016 Society of Georgia Archivists/Society of Florida Archivists Programming Committee proudly announces the theme for the 2016 Joint Conference: Defining Archives: Ingenuity, Innovation, and New Perspectives The Committee invites you to submit your workshop, session, and poster ideas to Continue reading Extended deadline for SFA/SGA 2016 joint conference call for proposals/posters