(Posted on behalf of Sandra Clark)
(Posted on behalf of Sandra Clark)
Any MAA member can be a part of the committee. Please contact Robin Derminer at: robind at@thehenryford dot org if you are interested.
The Michigan Archival Association Program Committee is currently seeking poster proposals for MAA’s 2019 Annual Meeting! This year the Annual Meeting will be held Monday-Tuesday, June 17-18, 2019, at Mission Point Resort on Mackinac Island, Michigan.
Participation is open to all (including students!). You do not have to be an MAA member to present.
To submit a proposal, please fill out the MAA Poster Proposal Form by April 19th, 2019.
2019 Program Committee
Do you have a Mystery Photo you’d like to share for MAA’s Open Entry newsletter Spring issue?
Do you know the identification of the Mystery Photo from the Fall issue (page 35)???
Let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We need all photos, articles, and news submitted by Thursday, February 28, 2019.
The MAA Scholarship committee is now accepting applications for the 2019 Marilyn McNitt Memorial Scholarship.
The Marilyn McNitt Memorial Scholarship funds a student to attend the 2019 Michigan Archival Association Annual Meeting to be held at Mackinac Island, Michigan, June 17-18, 2019. The scholarship covers lodging for two nights and conference registration. The recipient will also receive a $250 stipend for travel costs and a one-year membership to MAA. In addition, the scholarship winner will be invited to write an article for the MAA newsletter, Open Entry, about the conference experience.
The scholarship is open to graduate students in an archival science program or related field. To apply, please submit a completed application form (MS Word .docx format) and application statement to Richard C. Adler at email@example.com. The deadline for applications is Monday April 1, 2019.
Marilyn McNitt was an archivist at the University of Michigan’s Bentley Historical Library for twenty-five years. Her commitment to researchers and students was an inspiration to fellow MAA members. The scholarship honors her years of dedication and service to MAA.
The Michigan Archival Association (MAA) Program Committee is currently seeking session proposals for the 2019 conference on Monday-Tuesday, June 17-18, 2019 at Mission Point Resort on Mackinac Island, Michigan.
Possible session topics include, but are not limited to:
Please consider using the MAA 2019 Session Proposal Collaboration spreadsheet to find others interested in your topic.
There will be a separate call for poster session proposals in January 2019.
Thank you and please feel free to spread the word … and volunteer others! We are happy to contact people to fill in our program, so if you know someone working on an interesting project, please let us know. You do not have to be an MAA member to present at the meeting.
Let us know if you have any questions or concerns. We look forward to hearing from you!
Megan Badgley Malone
SAVE THE DATE – October 26, 2018 for Primary resources in teaching and learning
MSU Libraries Green Room, East Lansing Michigan from 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
Jointly hosted and presented by the Michigan Archival Association (MAA) and the Michigan Academic Library Association (MiALA)
Thinking about developing outreach programs to students on your campus? Not sure where to start? Looking for new ways to integrate primary sources into your instruction sessions? This workshop focuses on integrating and using primary sources in classroom assignments, information literacy sessions, archival tours, learning labs, and more!
Archivists, special collections librarians, and teaching faculty from three Michigan institutions will speak on their experiences and provide hands-on demonstrations to give you the skills you need to do this at home. Some topics covered will include:
Registration is at a very reduced cost for MiALA and MAA members! For those unaffiliated with either organization, we encourage you to join one of our organizations and attend this conference.
To join MAA, please visit: MAA New Member Application
To join MiALA, please visit: MiALA New Member Application
MiALA and/or MAA Members $15.00
non-MiALA/MAA members $45.00
Please note that parking and lunch are NOT included in the cost of registration. For parking lot information, please visit http://maps.msu.edu/interactive. Persons with disabilities may request accommodations by calling Lisa Denison at 517-884-6454 one week before an event. For more information on visitor parking rates, go to: http://police.msu.edu/parking-services/visitor-parking/
The agenda is being finalized as we speak. For the latest information on this program and/or to register, go to the MAA/MiALA event page.
Hope to see you there!!