Looking to polish your archives skills? Are you searching for a job, interested in community archives, or hoping to gain DACS expertise? 

You're Hired! How to Navigate the Job Application Process
Peter Carini, Dartmouth College
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Whether you're new to the job market or returning after a hiatus, join Peter Carini, College Archivist at Dartmouth College, as he demystifies the job-seeking process by breaking it down into manageable parts in this hands-on workshop. ​
Documenting Dissent: How LIS Professionals can Support Community Archives
Maggie Schreiner, New York University Libraries, and Marie Lascu, XFR Collective
Thursday, March 22, 2018
In recent years, archivists and information workers have become increasingly interested in using their professional skills to support community archives, which have been important sites of self-determination, memory, and inspiration for historically disenfranchised communities. This workshop will consider some of the ethical and practical considerations for professionals interested in supporting community-based projects.

Principled Archivists: How to Make the New DACS Principles Work for You and your Users
Adrien Hilton, Harvard University, and Maureen Callahan, Smith College
Thursday, March 22, 2018​
In this workshop, participants will test the
​newly ​
revised DACS principles
​for archival description ​
against real-world researcher needs. This workshop provides a chance for archivists to learn more about the revision process and the rationale for revision and, most important, determine how to implement these principles to structure a descriptive program.


Please note: All three workshops will be held at The Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale on Thursday, March 22nd, from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. For more information on these workshops, visit the NEA/A.R.T. Spring 2018 Meeting website

Questions? Contact NEA Education Committee Chair Erik Bauer ([log in to unmask]).

Attend the NEA/A.R.T. Spring 2018 Joint Meeting

"Rise Up"  |  March 22-24, 2018

Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale

New Haven, Connecticut

Early-bird registration is open through February 12th.

See you in New Haven!

New England Archivists
Communications Committee