Articles + News + Podcasts
Decolonizing SAM: Promoting Equity through Classification in Libraries via The Art of Diversity blog
On View: A New Podcast on Museums, Technology and Change via The Knight Foundation
Collection + Project Highlights
Trinity College – Resist Collection
Resist, Inc. was founded in Boston in 1967 during the Vietnam War as an effort to support and promote resistance to the draft and the war. The Resist Collection was gifted to the Watkinson Library by Trinity Professor and Resist Founding member Paul Lauter in July, 1997. The Resist Collection consists of documentation relating to the operations of Resist including meeting minutes, financial reports, correspondence, grant applications, newsletters, and more.
Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry moves to the University of Iowa Libraries! The archive includes over 75,000 items that document the concrete poetry movement. Annotated books, periodicals, typewritings, drawings, letters, print portfolios, ephemera, and rare and out-of-print artists’ books and manuscripts represent 20th-century art movements such as Italian Futurism, Russian and Eastern European Avant Garde, Dada, Surrealism, Bauhaus, De Stijl, Ultra, Tabu-Dada, Lettrisme, and Ultra-Lettrisme.
The International Dada Archive!
The collection of the International Dada Archive is made up of works by and about the dadaists including books, articles, microfilmed manuscript collections, videorecordings, sound recordings, and online resources. Primary access to the entire collection is through the International Online Bibliography of Dada, a catalog containing approximately 60,000 titles. This collection is housed in various departments of the University of Iowa Libraries; most of its holdings are in either the Main Library or the Art Library.
Conferences, Symposiums, and Courses
NDSR Art Webinar
Topic: Oral History Strategies and Stewardship
When: June 20, 2019 at 1:00 pm EST
Learn More & Register Here
Documenting the Now
Call for Applications: Community-Based Digital Archives Workshops for Activists
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Maryland Institute College of Art
The Art of Digital Stewardship: Content, Context, and Structure
1-Day Symposium; Free and open to the public
Where: MICA, Baltimore, MD
Optional: pre-order lunch for $12.50
OpenCon: Call for Proposals
Where: Philadelphia, PA @ Temple University
When: November 1st, 2019
Deadline for proposals: July 26, 2019
Learn more and submit a proposal
Library Juice Academy
Topic: Introduction to Archives Administration and Management
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VREPS: Emerging Voices Session at VRA 2020
Call for Presenters
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