Curious about what goes on behind the scenes in the Special Collections Research Center? (“Is it really like the movie National Treasure?”) Burning with questions about campus history? (“When was my dormitory built?”) Wondering what to do with your digital files? (“How should I store the photos on my phone so that I have access to them later on?”)
On October 30, staff in the Special Collections Research Center will join archivists and special collections librarians from across the country on Twitter to answer your questions about any and all things archives! This day-long event, sponsored by the Society of American Archivists, will give you the opportunity to ask questions about archives and archival work.
To ask us a specific question use #AskAnArchivist and tag us @UChicagoSCRC.
Here’s the lineup:
10 am: Ashley Locke – Processing Archivist and Christine Colburn – Manager in public services and collections
11 am: Leah Richardson – Special Collections Reference Librarian and Laura Alagna -Digital Archivist
12 pm: Catherine Uecker – Rare Books Librarian and Laura Alagna – Digital Archivist
1 pm: Ashley Locke – Processing Archivist and Joe Scott – Exhibits Designer
2 pm: Leah Richardson – Special Collections Reference Librarian and Brittan Nannenga – Accessions Archivist
3 pm: Julia Gardner – Head of Reader Services and Christine Colburn – Manager in public services and collections
Don’t have a question right away? Search Twitter for #AskAnArchivist and follow along as questions and answers are shared! Follow the Special Collections Research Center on Twitter: https://twitter.com/UChicagoSCRC