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July 22, 2015

CALL FOR PAPERS: STA2015: “INFORMATION CENTRAL: ARCHIVES, EDUCATION, AND OUTREACH”

CALL FOR PAPERS!
STA2015 Annual Conference
October 21-23, 2015
In preparation for the 2015 Society of Tennessee Archivists (STA) Meeting at Pickwick Landing State Park, STA seeks paper proposals on the theme “Information Central: Archives, Education and Outreach.” The meeting’s theme explores the archives as a central nexus for various forms of education and outreach. Topics covered may [...]

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Society of Georgia Archivists Workshop- “A Guerilla Approach to Digital Archives”

Registration is now open for the upcoming SGA workshop, “A Guerilla Approach to Digital Archives,” which will be held at the Georgia Archives in Morrow, Georgia on September 12. The workshop will be taught by SGA’s very own Richard Pearce-Moses. Take advantage of the great opportunity to gain some new skills and register as soon [...]

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July 14, 2015

CONTENTdm NASHVILLE USER GROUP CONFERENCE

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Aug. 6-7, 2015. Nashville Public Library.
Registration is free and now open for the 2015 CONTENTdm User Group Meeting.
Registration will close July 27.
Keynote speaker: Clifford Anderson, Director of Scholarly Communications at Vanderbilt University. In 2014, he was the project director of the NEH-sponsored XQuery Summer Institute. He has led several digital projects using XQuery, including the [...]

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May 20, 2015

Grant Resource Guide, SAA – Regional Archival Associations Consortium

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The Grants Development Subcommittee, RAAC, developed a resource to raise awareness among member regionals about grant opportunities. The list of national and state-level grants are available here:
http://www2.archivists.org/groups/regional-archival-associations-consortium-raac/state-and-federal-grant-resources
is the first phase of this resource, which is intended to expand and evolve over time. If you have additional grant opportunities to add to this list, please contact:
Kristen [...]

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February 25, 2015

2015 Tennessee History Day – STA Award for Archival Research

2015 Tennessee History Day Statewide Competition is fast approaching! Sat. April 11, 2015.
SOCIETY OF TENNESSEE ARCHIVISTS AWARD FOR ARCHIVAL RESEARCH:
$50 will be awarded to the best History Day project in both the Junior Division and Senior Division that uses primary sources such as letters, diaries, personal papers, photographs, etc., for research on a historical topic. [...]

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January 22, 2015

SAA: Sister M. Claude Lane, O.P., Memorial Award for Religious Archivists

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The Society of American Archivists’ Awards Committee is seeking nominations for the Sister M. Claude Lane, O.P., Memorial Award. This award recognizes individuals who have made a significant contribution to the field of religious archives. Criteria for nomination include:
• Involvement and work in the Archivists of Religious Collections Section (ARCS) of the Society of American [...]

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January 14, 2015

Historic Maps of Tennessee and Beyond: Digital Maps at the Tennessee State Library and Archives

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December 16, 2014

Position Announcement: Archival Assistant III, Public Services Section, Tennessee State Library and Archives

Archival Assistant 3 (Public Services)
Tennessee Department of State
Tennessee State Library and Archives

Mission
The mission of the Office of the Secretary of State is to exceed the expectations of our customers, the taxpayers, by operating at the highest levels of accuracy, cost-effectiveness, and accountability in a customer-centered environment.

Supervisor: Director of Public Services

Summary: Assist the [...]

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September 3, 2014

State and National Archival Partnership (SNAP) Grants: NARA, NHPRC, & TSLA. Deadline- November 14, 2014

State and National Archival Partnership (SNAP) Grants for Fiscal Year 2014-15, $27,500 has been made available for grants up to $2,500.
Open to any organization within Tennessee to preserve and provide access to Tennessee’s historical records, to educate and train records custodians, and to support archival program development and enhancement.  For guidelines and application material, please [...]

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TSLA Archives Development Program Direct Grants for Archives, Deadline- October 23, 2014

Archives Development Program, TSLA, Direct Grants for Archives for Fiscal Year 2014-15, $95,500 has been made available for grants up to $10,000 for improvements to local archives. In addition to county and municipal archives, eligibility for these grants has been extended to museums, libraries, historical societies, non-profit organizations, religious archives, colleges and universities and other [...]