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NAGARA members are able to submit news articles to info@nagara.org for review and approval.  Please include: (1) Title of Article, (2) Publish Date, (3) Link to original content if online, (4) By line if needed.

MAC 2018 Archie Motley Memorial Scholarship Applications Solicited

Posted on 2/16/2018
MAC is soliciting applications for the 2018 Archie Motley Memorial Scholarship for Minority Students

Society of American Archivists 2018 Mark A. Greene Emerging Leader Award – Seeking Nominations!

Posted on 2/8/2018
Do you know a colleague who is in the early stages of an archives career and who exhibits great leadership skills? Please consider nominating her/him for the SAA Mark A. Greene Emerging Leader Award.

From the AOTUS: Veterans Services at NARA

Posted on 2/8/2018
We’ve often said that the core mission of NARA is to preserve and provide access to the federal government records in our control. And we do that—every day...

ACRL/ RBMS, SAA Release Standardized Statistical Measures and Metrics for Public Services

Posted on 1/29/2018
The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Rare Books and Manuscripts Section (RBMS) and the Society of American Archivists (SAA) have developed a new standard, Standardized Statistical Measures and Metrics for Public Services in Archiv

2018 Western Archives Institute June 10-22, 2018

Posted on 1/26/2018
The 32nd annual Western Archives Institute (WAI) will be held at San Diego State University from June 10-22, 2018.

Society of American Archivists Brenda S. Banks Travel Award

Posted on 1/16/2018
Created in 2017, the award is named in honor of Brenda S. Banks, Fellow and Past President of SAA and co-founder of the Archivists and Archives of Color Section. The award is sponsored by SAA's Archivists and Archives of Color Section and funded thro

Society of American Archivists Donald Peterson Student Travel Award

Posted on 1/16/2018
The Donald Peterson Student Travel Award Subcommittee invites applications from archival science students and recent graduates of archival programs. The award subsidizes travel to the SAA Annual Meeting for students presenting research or actively p

From the AOTUS: Remembering Vietnam, 50 Years After

Posted on 12/13/2017
More than 50 years after the United States committed combat troops to the war in Vietnam, and more than 40 years since the war ended, the complexity of the conflict is still being unraveled.

What We’re Looking For: Taking Your Session Proposal from Good to Excellent

Posted on 10/31/2017
ARCHIVES*RECORDS Program Committee members’ thoughts on what they’ll be looking for during the proposal evaluation process.

From the AOTUS: Ensuring Relevancy for the 21st Century and Beyond

Posted on 10/3/2017
In the first year of each administration, Federal agencies revise their strategic plans and outline goals for the next four years. We posted our draft Strategic Plan for review and comment in August.

Missouri State Archives Case Study

Posted on 9/21/2017
The Missouri State Archives encourages other NAGARA members to review this recently completed case study demonstrating to other institutions that managing electronic records does not have to come at an incredible cost.