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Upcoming events

    • 26 May 2016
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • University of Illinois-Chicago, Daley Library, Room 1-470 801 S Morgan St, Chicago

    WHAT: Creating Successful Conference Proposals

    If you’ve ever thought about presenting at a conference, this presentation aims to give you the tools you need to get started.  Three archivists will speak about their experiences with conference proposals, both as presenters and as a program committee member, with time for Q&A.  Following that, attendees will have the opportunity to discuss their ideas for sessions and connect with potential presenting partners.

    What you will learn:

    • How to choose a topic and find other presenters
    • How to put together the submission
    • What makes for a strong proposal
    • What criteria are program committees looking for in submissions

    WHO: 

    • Andrea Bainbridge, University Archivist, DePaul University.
    • Benn Joseph, Head of University Archives & Special Collections, Illinois Institute of Technology.
    • Anne Thomason, Archivist and Special Collections Librarian , Lake Forest College.

    WHEN: May 26, 2015, 2-4pm

    WHERE: University of Illinois-Chicago, Daley Library, Room 1-470

    801 S. Morgan St., Chicago

    Please note: Space is limited and registration online is required.  If you have any questions, please contact info@chicagoarchivists.org. We look forward to seeing you there!

    The CAA Professional Development Subcommittee uses RSVPs to measure attendance; and, in the event of low response, might postpone or cancel an event. As a result, please RSVP only if you are certain you can attend. If you RSVP but are unable to attend, please provide at least 24 hours notice.


    • 01 Jun 2016
    • 1:30 PM
    • Renée Crown Public Media Center, 5400 N St. Louis Ave., Chicago, IL

    Sorry, but this event is now sold out. You can join the waitlist and we will send you an email when additional spaces become available.

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    Tour of WFMT Radio Archives


    CAA invites you to join your fellow archivists, librarians, and records managers for a tour of the WFMT Radio Archives.


    Founded in 1951, WFMT is a premier public media organization committed to creating and presenting unique radio and digital media content. CAA member Allison Schein, Studs Terkel Radio Archive manager at WFMT, will lead a tour of the station that includes its archives and music library, and will discuss her efforts archiving 45 years of the Studs Terkel Show.


    WHEN:  Wednesday June 1


    Time: 1:30 p.m.


    WHERE: Renée Crown Public Media Center, 5400 N St. Louis Ave., Chicago 

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    http://www.wfmt.com


    Due to space limitations, this is members only event. (15 people max).


    For more information, please contact CAA events subcommittee member Michael San Filippo (michaelrsanfilippo@gmail.com).

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30 Mar 2016 CAA Annual Members Meeting
18 Feb 2016 CAA Archives Salon
27 Jan 2016 Perspectives on Social Media in Archives: Presentation and Panel
13 Jan 2016 CAA Steering Committee Meeting
08 Dec 2015 CAA Holiday Party 2015
08 Dec 2015 EAD/XML Beginners Workshop
02 Dec 2015 CAA Steering Committee Meeting
29 Oct 2015 CAA Steering Committee Meeting
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10 Oct 2015 The Art Institute of Chicago, Ryerson & Burnham Archives - Highlights from the collections (Chicago Open Archives)
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10 Oct 2015 National Archives at Chicago - Behind the Scenes Tour (Chicago Open Archives)
10 Oct 2015 Chicago Public Library Special Collections and Preservation Division - Highlights from the collections (Chicago Open Archives)
10 Oct 2015 Shorefront Legacy Center - Presentation with highlights from the collections (Chicago Open Archives)
10 Oct 2015 University of St. Francis - Presentation and Self-guided Tour (Chicago Open Archives)
10 Oct 2015 DePaul University Special Collections and Archives - Behind the Scenes Tour (Chicago Open Archives)
10 Oct 2015 Creative Audio Archive at Experimental Sound Studio - Guided Tour and Mini-digitization Workshop (Chicago Open Archives)
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19 Feb 2014 CAA Steering Committee Meeting
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02 Apr 2013 CAA Steering Committee Meeting
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