Reflections on Being an Acquisitions & Appraisal Section Intern

October 16, 2018 by Kathi Isham This past year I had the privilege of serving as the SAA Acquisitions & Appraisal Section intern. As I hand over the reins to this year’s intern, Taylor de Klerk, I’d like to share my reflections on my internship; not only the new skills I developed, but how it … Continue reading Reflections on Being an Acquisitions & Appraisal Section Intern

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Recap: Third Thursday & Faculty Papers

Editor's Note: Storify is no longer active. The chat may be accessed at ThirdThursday5_20170713 A summary recap of last week's Third Thursday chat on Twitter is now up on the A&A's Storify page.  Read through to check out what was brought up during our conversation on appraising faculty papers. Thanks to the College & University Archives … Continue reading Recap: Third Thursday & Faculty Papers

July Twitter Chat: College & University Archives

On Thursday, July 13th we will be co-hosting a joint Twitter chat with the College & University Archives Section team. The C&UA Section has organized a panel presentation focusing on appraising faculty papers for the SAA Annual Meeting in Portland. Over on their blog, The Academic Archivist, a series of articles on this topic is … Continue reading July Twitter Chat: College & University Archives

DocNow Twitter Chat: Special Time 2 PT/ 5 ET

This month’s A&A Twitter chat is with  Bergis Jules, Community Lead for Documenting the Now. We'll be talking about appraising social media content and the potential ethical considerations for collecting social media. You are invited to take part in the conversation, either by answering one our chat questions, sharing other thoughts, or posing your own question to the … Continue reading DocNow Twitter Chat: Special Time 2 PT/ 5 ET

Recap: Third Thursday Chat on Appraisal & Records Management

Editor's Note: Storify is no longer active, but this chat may be accessed at ThirdThursday3_20170216 Last week, we were graciously joined by members from the SAA Records Management Section to talk about the interactions between appraisal and records management practices. A summary of the chat session is now available on our Storify page. This is our … Continue reading Recap: Third Thursday Chat on Appraisal & Records Management

Third Thursday Chat: Records Management

The next Third Thursday chat on Twitter is fast approaching! Join the A&A Section along with members of the SAA Records Management Section on Thursday, February 16th to discuss the relationships between records management and that of appraisal and acquisition practices. We'll be asking questions such as: Who is responsible for records management (RM) at your … Continue reading Third Thursday Chat: Records Management