Now Accepting Nominations for SAA Acquisitions & Appraisal Section Steering Committee

Update: Deadline for nominations has been extended to May 28! Dear colleagues, The Acquisitions and Appraisal Section has openings for three positions on the steering committee: Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect Steering Committee At-Large Member (2 positions available) In order to be nominated for these positions, candidates must be a member of the Society of American Archivists and a … Continue reading Now Accepting Nominations for SAA Acquisitions & Appraisal Section Steering Committee

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Appraisal & Acquisition Bibliography Project

The Acquisitions & Appraisal Section is developing a bibliography on appraisal and acquisition. This shared resource is intended to support archivists and other information professionals conducting research on appraisal, those interested in learning more about specific appraisal theories, and anyone looking for case studies about implementing appraisal and acquisitions strategies in specific contexts. The Acquisitions … Continue reading Appraisal & Acquisition Bibliography Project

Appraisal & Acquisitions Conversations: #appraisethis

What are Third Thursdays? Started in 2016, the Appraisal & Acquisitions Steering Committee has been hosting regular conversations on the section blog. Named “Third Thursdays,” these gatherings provide an opportunity for interested professionals and students at all levels to have ongoing conversations about the core archival practice of appraisal. Each chat is framed by a … Continue reading Appraisal & Acquisitions Conversations: #appraisethis

Third Thursdays #2: Get ready for March!

The second edition of our monthly conversation series, Third Thursdays, will be held on Thursday, March 17, from 11:30am-1:30pm US Central Time-- that's right, St. Patrick's Day!  On the third Thursday of each month, mark your calendar to join us here on the Section blog for Third Thursdays Appraisal Conversations— for what we hope will … Continue reading Third Thursdays #2: Get ready for March!

Seeking new web liaison!

Greetings! The Acquisitions and Appraisal Section is seeking a new web liaison to manage the Section’s website: http://www2.archivists.org/groups/acquisitions-appraisal-section. Serving a term of three years (2014-2017) subject to renewal, the liaison will be responsible for maintaining and updating all aspects of the Section’s website. The duties are as follows: Maintain and update site’s content, ensuring it is … Continue reading Seeking new web liaison!

Nominations for Section Elections- by May 23

Greetings! The Acquisitions and Appraisal Section is seeking nominations for candidates to run for the following positions: -  Vice-Chair / Chair-Elect -  Steering Committee At-Large Member-  2 positions available In order to be nominated for these positions, one must be both a member of the Society of American Archivists and a member of the Acquisitions and Appraisal … Continue reading Nominations for Section Elections- by May 23