Report: Keynote at the Society of Georgia Archivists Annual Meeting (October 2022)

Late last month I offered a keynote to the Society of Georgia Archivists at their 2022 Annual Meeting. Their theme, “Sustaining Practices: Practical Solutions for the Future” included attendee interest in the rise in burnout, and not surprisingly, the connections to self-care. I wanted to gather and share some context of what’s going on inContinue reading “Report: Keynote at the Society of Georgia Archivists Annual Meeting (October 2022)”

Renewals Reach: Social justice, archives, and low morale

Aaisha Haykal deftly intertwines gaps and biases of historical record-keeping and preservation and the work that should (and continues to be) done to correct such gaps and oversights. She links these ideas to a summary of sessions presented at the 2018 Society of American Archivists Annual Meeting and injects established research into how archivists canContinue reading “Renewals Reach: Social justice, archives, and low morale”

Renewals Reach: Affective Experiences in Archives

The Society of American Archivists’ Issues & Advocacy Section crafted a blogpost covering labor models for archival work.  The post covers recent literature linking affect and library work; it summarily applies such literature to the environment of archives and in particular, temporary employment in that field. Read more.