Third Thursday: Legal Challenges in Acquisitions & Appraisal

It’s time again for our monthly conversation series, Third Thursdays, held on Thursday, June 16, from 11:30am-1:30pm US Central Time! On the third Thursday of each month join us here on the Section blog for Third Thursdays Appraisal Conversations for lively and informative discussions on all this acquisitions and appraisal.

Our June conversation the legal challenges faced by archivists working on acquisitions and appraisal:

  • How do copyright concerns impact acquisitions and appraisal decisions at your institution? 
  • In what ways do approaches to intellectual property matters vary among born-digital and other archival formats and collection materials? 
  • How do you mediate privacy concerns with the public’s right to access information? 
  • What other legal challenges have you faced in the course of archival acquisitions and appraisal? 

Please help us make this a conversation that connects with your interests!

This asynchronous conversation is scheduled for Thursday, June 16th, from 11:30am-1:30pm US Central Standard TimeBring your questions, challenges, concerns, and thoughts about appraisal so that we can all learn from each other! If you can’t join us on that day and want to send us your thoughts in advance, you can do so here:

Did you miss our May conversation? Read the wrap-up here.

We’ll also be tweeting about this–follow us on Twitter and chat with us all the time!

Thanks for participating!

-SAA Appraisal & Acquisition Steering Committee


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