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Events Calendar

Upcoming events

    • 09 Jan 2017
    • 30 Apr 2017
    • Oregon Health & Science University, BICC Library, Portland, OR

    OHSU Historical Collections & Archives latest exhibit, "At Here and Over there: "Oregon Over There: Base Hospital 46 during WWI", on display through Spring 2017! 

    • 17 May 2017
    • 19 May 2017
    • Boise, ID

    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! 

    • 18 Jun 2017
    • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    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: Early-bird registration ends on April 30thRegistration 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

    • 23 Jul 2017
    • 29 Jul 2017
    • Oregon Convention Center, Portland, OR

    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!

    • 25 Jul 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR

    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! #SAATPS #TeachwStuff

    • 21 Aug 2017
    • 23 Aug 2017
    • Bell Harbor International Conference Center, Seattle, WA

    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.


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Past events

06 Apr 2017 SAA DAS Advanced: Digital Forensics for Archivists
05 Apr 2017 SAA DAS Fundamentals: Digital Forensics for Archivists
30 Mar 2017 Can We Do That?: Intellectual Property Rights and Visual Media
25 Mar 2017 KBOO Audio Archive Database Edit-a-Thon & Party
04 Mar 2017 Memorial Service for Elizabeth Knight
24 Feb 2017 Canadian-American Archives Conference on Archival Literacy & User Education
23 Feb 2017 Intro to Data Manipulation with Python CSV (Adam Lott)
17 Feb 2017 MIPoPS Archival Screening Night
05 Dec 2016 Labor Archives of Washington, UW Libraries Special Collections, Exhibit
15 Oct 2016 Archives Month Open House at the Oregon State Archives
08 Oct 2016 Oregon Archives Crawl
06 Oct 2016 Archives Month event: Secrets of the Archives
05 Oct 2016 Moving History: An Archival Screening Night
31 Jul 2016 Society of American Archivists Annual Meeting
28 Apr 2016 2016 NWA Annual Conference
05 Nov 2015 American Theatre Archive Project (ATAP) Training
12 Oct 2015 SAA Digital Forensics workshop
19 Aug 2015 Teaching with Primary Sources Conference
01 Jul 2015 Digital POWRR Workshop
30 Jun 2015 Digital POWRR Workshop
27 May 2015 ArchivesSpace User Group Meeting
27 May 2015 2015 Western Roundup
30 Apr 2015 Digital Forensics: What You Must Know!
27 Mar 2015 March Unconference
23 Mar 2015 Records Management for Archivists
28 Feb 2015 SAA awards deadline
25 Feb 2015 University of Washington iSchool 3rd Annual Ed Mignon Distinguished Lecture with Dr. Luciana Duranti
12 Feb 2015 #NWAchat Twitter Thursdays
29 May 2014 Annual Meeting 2014: Moving Forward: Reaching New Audiences with the Past
04 May 2013 Archivematica 0.10-beta Tutorial - 2013 AABC/NWA Joint Conference
02 May 2013 2013 Annual Meeting - Vancouver BC
23 Apr 2013 Preservation Basics Workshop
26 Apr 2012 Fertile Ground: Planting the Seeds for Restoration, Innovation and Collaboration
26 Apr 2012 Exhibitors/Sponsors/Advertisers ONLY: Fertile Ground: Planting the Seeds for Restoration, Innovation and Collaboration - Salem, Oregon April 26 - 28, 2012
06 Oct 2011 Seeking - and getting - an archives job
21 Apr 2011 Northwest Archivists Annual Meeting 2011 Registration- Tradition and Innovation: New Ideas for Old Stuff
21 Apr 2011 SPONSORS/VENDORS ONLY: Tradition and Innovation: New Ideas for Old Stuff-Helena
30 Apr 2010 Additional Reception Tickets: Western Roundup 2010
29 Apr 2010 VENDORS ONLY: Western Roundup Super Regional Meeting--Seattle
28 Apr 2010 Annual Meeting: Western Roundup Super Regional Meeting--Seattle
18 Oct 2009 Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums National Conference
01 Oct 2009 Washington State Archives Month
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