The SCAA Board met via email last Friday April 10 to consider a request from the Ad-Hoc Working Group on Archivist Salary Transparency to sign SCAA on to a collaborative open letter to SAA Council on archivist salary transparency. The Board agreed to do so.
The letter can be found at https://bit.ly/3esJc0a.
Jim Cross, SCAA President
The Society of American Archivists created a page on their website which provides resources for archives amid the COVID-19 pandemic. It includes ideas for archival work from home projects and ideas for documenting the crisis. These resources can be found at https://www2.archivists.org/resources-for-response-to-covid-19-health-crisis.
The SCAA Board met today and, after careful consideration of the uncertainty surrounding future actions to combat Covid-19, decided to postpone the Spring Workshop until the fall.
Whether the workshop is a standalone event, held in concert with the Annual Meeting, or as part of the Annual Meeting will be determined at a later date. I encourage anyone who has an opinion on which option they feel is the best to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We appreciate your consideration and look forward to any comments and suggestions you might have.
"Care and Conservation of Historic Photographs"
Friday April 3, 2020
10 am to 2 pm
Lexington County Museum Tour Office
231 Fox Street Lexington, SC
Registration is forthcoming and will be at http://www.preservationsc.org/events.html
Attendees will learn about how to care for historic photographs and will be taught the basics of photograph conservation. Presenters include Beth Bilderback, Visual Materials Archivist at the South Caroliniana Library and Jennifer Bullock, Lead Conservator at Carolina Conservation in Irmo, SC.
The agenda for the PALMCOP Annual Meeting being held at the Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary of Lenoir-Rhyne University in Columbia, SC on January 24, 2020 is now available. It can be found at http://www.preservationsc.org/annual-conference.html.
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