OHSU Historical Collections & Archives latest exhibit, "At Here and Over there: "Oregon Over There: Base Hospital 46 during WWI", on display through Spring 2017!
The 2017 Conference of Inter-Mountain Archivists/Northwest Archivists Joint Annual Meeting will take place from May 17-19, 2017 in Boise, Idaho. At this year’s meeting we will be exploring our mutual experiences as archivists in the West and celebrating the richness and diversity of our collections with the theme: Preserving the Voices of the West.
Consult the conference webpage often for regularly updated information about registration, conference hotel and venue, programming, and more!
Evidence-Based Practices and Assessment in Special Collections and Archives
Presenters: Christian Dupont (Boston College Libraries) and Emile Hardman (Harvard Library)
Registration Fee: $100.00
Date: Sunday, June 18, 2017
In this workshop, participants will learn about assessment techniques associated with special collections and archives with a particular emphasis on public services and instructional outreach. The workshop will suggest appropriate standardized measures and related metrics that can inform evidence-based decision making within special collections departments. Qualitative and quantitative evidence-gathering techniques specific to special collections and archives will be discussed. In addition, participants will learn practical advice about incorporating primary source literacy into special collections programs and services. This session will take a workshop approaching using in-class exercises and activities.
(One of the pre-conference workshops at the 9th International Evidence Based Libraries and Information Practice conference in Philadelphia on June 18th. More information about the pre-conferences and full conference is available here: http://eblip9.org/. Early-bird registration ends on April 30th. Registration is moving quite briskly, so make your plans accordingly.)
If you have any questions about the pre-conference or conference, please get in touch at email@example.com.
The annual meeting of the Society of American Archivists will be in Portland, OR this year! See the official conference website for all the details, including information about registration, programming, and more!
Do you "teach with stuff"? If so, Save the Date! The third Teaching with Primary Sources Unconference is coming to Portland, Oregon, on Tuesday, July 25. Attendance is free. We're aiming to bring together a multiplicity of professions (artists, scientists, historians, educators, librarians, archivists, museum professionals, digital humanities folks, etc.: all are welcome!). The unconference is put on by the Teaching with Primary Sources Committee of the Reference, Access, and Outreach Section of the Society of American Archivists and will be held at the Portland Art Museum. Rolling updates will be available via our website so check back often! bitly.com/SAATPS17 #SAATPS #TeachwStuff
Join colleagues from libraries, archives, museums, historical organizations, corporate archives and libraries, and government agencies for two and a half days of instruction on best practices and practical strategies for the creation, curation, and use of digital collections. Network with colleagues who have similar challenges, interact with faculty one-on-one, and gain a comprehensive introduction to digitization and digital preservation.
FOR COMPLETE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER: http://bit.ly/n-dd17
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