News for 5-12 July 2019

12 Jul 2019 12:34 PM | Georgen Charnes (Administrator)

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  • NARA Digitizes More than 500 Volumes of U.S. Navy Muster Rolls / Michael Davis | National Archives News. The National Archives partnered with the Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean (JISAO), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the University of Washington to digitize more than 500 volumes of U.S. Navy muster rolls, making them accessible to the public through the National Archives Catalog. https://www.archives.gov/news/articles/navy-muster-rolls-digitization
  • July/August 2019 Issue of Archival Outlook Online. In the latest issue of Archival Outlook, a new acquisition reveals additional evidence from an unsolved murder case; Anna Trammell travels by road, boat, and on foot to assist with the archives of the remote Holden Village; and Lydia Tang shares a checklist that can help in designing accessible archives spaces. Also in this issue, Brian Watson considers bias and inclusivity in metadata; a collaborative project makes Portland’s African American history more accessible; and the Nomadic Archivists Project creates the Black Podcast Archives, with support from a grant from the SAA Foundation. https://www2.archivists.org/julyaugust-2019-issue-of-archival-outlook-online
  • Only Paid Internships to Be Posted to the SAA Career Center. Off the Record, by Meredith Evans. During their discussion of SAA’s Strategic Plan at the November 2019 meeting, the SAA Council determined that the organization would no longer allow unpaid internships to be posted in the SAA Career Center’s Internship Directory. https://offtherecord.archivists.org/2019/07/09/only-paid-internships-to-be-posted-to-the-saa-career-center/
  • Making Access Happen in the Digital Era. AOTUS by David Ferriero. GIF making and social media. https://aotus.blogs.archives.gov/2019/07/08/making-access-happen-in-the-digital-era/


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