September 17, 2015
Second Call For Session Proposals!
Conference Theme: “Three-Part Harmony: Interpretation, Preservation, and Inspiration”
Tennessee Association of Museums, Tennessee Preservation Trust, and the Society of Tennessee Archivists
Deadline OCTOBER 30, 2015
The deadline for session proposals is sneaking up. Have you thought about presenting at TAM? Do you have a program or project that others would benefit knowing about, [...]
September 4, 2015
The Nominations Committee has submitted their slate of officers for nomination, to be elected at the STA2015 Annual Meeting, Pickwick Landing State Park, Oct. 21-23, 2015
Kathy Smith, Jean and Alexander Heard Library, Vanderbilt University: Vice President/President-Elect
Albert Whittenberg, Director of Academic & Institutional Technology, MTSU: Secretary
Carol Roberts, Tennessee State Library and Archives: Treasurer.
Further nominations [...]
September 3, 2015
Nominations are being accepted for the 2015 Thweatt Archival Achievement Award.
Individuals, groups, and organizations that have made significant contributions to the advancement of archives and archival issues within the State of Tennessee are eligible for nomination.
The award will be presented at the conference banquet, STA2015 Annual meeting Pickwick Landing State Park October 22, 2015.
Please send [...]
July 22, 2015
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 [...]
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 [...]
July 14, 2015
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 [...]
May 20, 2015
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:
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:
February 25, 2015
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. [...]
January 22, 2015
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 [...]