New in the Archives, February 2020

February was a busy month for the Archives. In addition to describing several new collections and adding photos from a couple other collections to Alaska’s Digital Archives, we set up a new exhibit of Fur Rondy photographs and started a …

New in the Archives, January 2020

Happy Friday and happy last day of January. This month we added several new collections and additions to existing collections, as well as putting photos from three of our collections online. Gwen engaged in community outreach on behalf of the …

New in the Archives, October 2019

This month we described two new collections and added 86 new items to Alaska’s Digital Archives, in addition to participating in UAA’a STEM Day. Behind the scenes, we’ve been implementing new digital preservation policies and procedures.

Newly described collections:

HMC-1342: …

Veronica’s farewell

I moved to Alaska six years ago to be an archivist at the UAA/APU Archives and Special Collections. It was my first professional archives job. And it is bittersweet that I am now leaving to be an archivist at Kansas

Archiving AK: interview with Sarah Pace

In this episode of Archiving AK, Arlene interviews Sarah Pace, a cataloging librarian with the Alaska Resources Library and Information Service (ARLIS), and more specifically, with the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council.

Here’s links to a few things mentioned …

New in the Archives: April 2019

Happy May, everyone! Last month, we described 10 collections, or additions to existing collections. This included adding 217 GB of videos and photographs to the Rage City Rollergirls records, which had not been possible without our new digital storage system. …

New in the Archives: February 2019

Most of our time this month went to working on multi-institutional topic guides and preparing for our session at the Alaska Library Association Conference in Juneau the first weekend of March, but we also released two podcasts, described some new …