Alumni Spotlight – Melissa Wertheimer, Class of 2017

Meet Melissa Wertheimer, Archivist of the Music Library Association and Music Reference Specialist at the Library of Congress. Melissa’s impressive career has roots in a dual education in music and information science. She graduated from the iSchool with her MLIS in December 2017 with a specialization in Archives and Digital Curation. She also holds a […]

Call for Nominations: SAA Mark A. Greene Emerging Leader Award- due Feb. 28, 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 Society of American Archivists’ Mark A. Greene Emerging Leader Award.  The deadline is February 28, 2018. Awarded for the first time in 2012 and renamed in 2017, the […]

Call for Posters: MARAC Spring 2018- due Feb. 18, 2018

Call for Posters: MARAC Spring 2018 Meeting in Hershey, PA Poster proposals are now being accepted for the Spring 2018 Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference “Finding the Sweet Spot: Communities, Collaboration, and the Archives” to be held in Hershey, PA on April 12-14, 2018. Share your research or new approaches to archival work in Chocolatetown, USA. […]

2018 Archie Motley Memorial Scholarship for Minority Students- due March 1, 2018

MAC is soliciting applications for the 2018 Archie Motley Memorial Scholarship for Minority Students ( The scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance to minority students pursuing graduate education in archival administration and to encourage ethnic diversification of the MAC membership and of the archival profession as a whole. Two $750 scholarships, accompanied by one-year […]

Call for Proposals: Joint Annual Meeting of CoSA, NAGARA, and SAA- due Feb. 5, 2018

Proposals are due on February 5, 2018. The 2018 Student Program Subcommittee is accepting proposals for two special sessions dedicated to student scholarship during the Joint Annual Meeting of CoSA, NAGARA, and SAA in Washington, DC, August 12-18, 2018. Work from both master’s and doctoral students will be considered. Graduate Student Paper Session The work of three current archives students will be selected […]

ARL/SAA Mosaic Program II- due Feb. 27, 2018

The Association of Research Libraries (ARL)/Society of American Archivists (SAA) Mosaic Program II is now accepting applications for the 2018–2019 cohort. The program promotes diversification of the archives and special collections professional workforce by supporting master of library and information science (MLIS) students from traditionally underrepresented racial and ethnic groups who are pursuing degrees with a concentration […]

SAA Mosaic Scholarship- due Feb. 28, 2018

The application period for the Society of American Archivists’ (SAA) Mosaic Scholarship is currently open, with a deadline of February 28, 2018. The Mosaic Scholarship was established to provide financial and mentoring support to minority students pursuing graduate education in archival science, to encourage students to pursue careers in archives, and to promote the diversification of the American […]

Georgia Archives Institute- June 11-12, 2018

51st Georgia Archives Institute June 11-22, 2018 Atlanta, Georgia Designed for beginning archivists, manuscript curators, and librarians or those whose positions have expanded to include the management and care of their organization’s archives or manuscript/history collection, the Georgia Archives Institute provides general instruction in core concepts and practices of archival administration and the management of […]

ARSC Conference Travel Grants- due Dec. 15, 2017

ARSC CONFERENCE TRAVEL GRANTS Application Deadline: December 15, 2017 The Association for Recorded Sound Collections is now accepting applications for ARSC Conference Travel Grants to be awarded in 2018. The grants are designed to: — encourage ARSC members to attend their first ARSC conference — reach out to college students and professionals in the early […]

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