Upcoming Panel Discussion: Academy of Certified Archivists

January 7, 2010 at 10:55 pm Leave a comment

Date: Thursday, January 28
Time: 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Location: GSLIS 131; and virtually through the UIUC SAA student chapter Moodle live-chat (audio will be archived)
Sponsor: Society of American Archivists student chapter

Students, faculty and staff, both on-campus and distance, are encouraged to come to this panel discussion on the Academy of Certified Archivists, an independent, nonprofit certifying organization of professional archivists. Learn more about the Academy’s history, current initiatives, how to become certified and how certification can contribute to professional development in archives.

There will also be more general discussion of the archives profession and initiatives of the Illinois State Archives and Illinois State Historical Society.

Panelists include Mark W. Sorensen, a founding member of the ACA since 1989, former Assistant Director of the Illinois State Archives, with experience in Illinois State Historical Society, the Illinois Library Association, and the Decatur Public Library Board; Eric Fair, assistant archivist at the Champaign County Historical Archives, with past professional experience at government, college and religious archives; and Adriana Cuervo, assistant archivist at the Sousa Archives and Center for American Music. All panelists are ACA members.

Pizza and pop will be served at this panel, and promotional information from the ACA will be provided to audience members. E-mail Noah Lenstra with questions about this event, nlenstr2 at illinois dot edu.

written by:  Noah Lenstra

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