It has been brought to my attention that links were faulty in the CFP
for Society of Southwest Archivists I posted yesterday.  A corrected
announcement follows. I apologize for the replay.

 Call for Papers 

Society of Southwest Archivists Annual Meeting

Shreveport, Louisiana

May 20-23, 2009


Plans are well underway for the Society of Southwest Archivist's 2009
Annual Meeting in Shreveport, Louisiana.  Laura McLemore and her
enthusiastic Local Arrangements Committee are planning an exciting
meeting revolving around the theme, Into the Future Full Steam Ahead!
Attendees at the Shreveport meeting will experience lots of Southern
hospitality peppered with local culture - art, music, film, and


The 2009 SSA Program Committee invites your proposals for program
sessions.  Full proposals are encouraged. Sessions are scheduled for 90
minutes and typically include three papers though panel discussions or
other formats are also welcome.  For proposals, include title and brief
description of the session; titles and brief descriptions of each paper;
names of session organizer and each presenter including affiliation;
address, email address and phone numbers for all.  Also include
audio-visual equipment needs for the session, and whether or not session
presenters will provide their own equipment.  Individual papers may also
be submitted with complete information included in the proposal.  The
committee may form sessions based on individual papers submitted.


The deadline for session proposals is:

Monday, December 1, 2008.

Early proposals are encouraged.


Please submit all proposals online through the SSA website:

Call for Papers (electronic version):

Session Proposal Form: 


Need ideas?

Moving image archives

Music/sound collections

Architectural collections management

      (including CAD)

Cartographic collections

Collaborative projects

Collections security/high profile



Difficult/controversial collections

Digital collections/management/ 


Fundraising successes (other than grants)

Minimal processing implementation


Planning new facilities



Brenda S. McClurkin, CA

Chair, 2009 SSA Program Committee

The University of Texas at Arlington

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phone:  (817) 272-7512      fax:  (817) 272-3360




"If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of
civilization, it expects what never was and never will be"--Thomas

"He who destroyes a good Booke, kills reason it selfe" -- John Milton

Laura Lyons McLemore, Ph.D. C.A.

William B. Wiener, Jr. Prof. of Archives and Historic Preservation

Noel Memorial Library

Louisiana State University-Shreveport

One University Place

Shreveport, LA 71115


Fax 318-797-5156


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