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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS TO SUMMER 2022 MUSEUM ARCHIVISTS NEWSLETTER

  • 1.  CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS TO SUMMER 2022 MUSEUM ARCHIVISTS NEWSLETTER

    Posted 11 days ago

    Dear Museum Archives section members,


    Please consider contributing to the newsletter! Thank you to the members who have submitted to the newsletter already!

    This is our second call for written submissions for the SUMMER 2022 issue of the
    Museum Archivist newsletter. It is a great way to share updates, projects, and news with colleagues across the nation. All MAS members and institutional affiliates are open to contributing an article to the newsletter, and we look forward to hearing from all different institutions and members of the MAS community. We are extending our deadline for submission, please consider submitting to the newsletter and email me your pieces by Sunday, July 10, 2022. Consider writing on one of the following topics:


    • COLLABORATION! If you have been working on a collaborative project with another institution or group of archivists, consider submitting a co-authored report or update on the project. 
    • Professional updates
    • Reports on reopening plans\working in the hybrid environment
    • Decolonizing museum archives
    • Reports or updates on DEAI initiatives at your institutions
    • Community archives or community-based projects
    • Featured reviews on current exhibitions, collections, or publications of interest
    • Features on projects that highlight a particular topic, a new technology, or something notable to the community
    • Internship and project profiles that highlight colleagues' work
    • Future events or public programs that would be of interest to the Section
    • Other projects you're working om

    Finally, consider submitting to the "Meet Your Fellow Archivist" section of the newsletter by introducing yourself or a colleague to the Museum Archivist community. Consider responding with the following questions:

    • Name of the person
    • Their position or title
    • Any affiliated organization or institution (e.g., institution, organization, self-employed, etc.)
    • Tell us about your position or institution and how you came to work there?
    • What does your workday look like? How do you spend most of your time daily?
    • Tell us about an exciting object or collection in your archives?
    • Share information about an exciting project you are working on or have recently completed (feel free to submit images or a link)?
    • Share a review of an exhibition you recently visited or a publication or book you recently read. 

    See previous issues for inspiration HERE.

    General word-length guidelines: 250-500 words for profiles and updates; 500-1000 longer articles on collections, special projects, and topics are welcome. Hyperlinks can be embedded within the text. High-resolution images are accepted and encouraged!


    Reminder: Please submit by Sunday, July 10, 2022,  to  saamasnewsletter@gmail.com

    Additionally, feel free to reach out to me via the email above with any ideas you might want to consider submitting or questions/comments you may have. I look forward to hearing from you!


    All my best,

    Janeen



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    Janeen Schiff
    Newsletter Editor
    Museum Archives Section
    saamasnewsletter@gmail.com
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