Monday, March 9, 2009

New England Archivists spring meeting: "Blurring the Lines: the Archivist-Researcher Relationship in the 21st Century"

The registration deadline for the NEA Spring Meeting is this Friday, March 13. Avoid the late fee: get your registration in the mail by Friday!

******Come and join us for the NEA Spring 2009 Meeting,"Blurring the Lines: the Archivist-Researcher Relationship in the 21st Century"

Where: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

When: March 27-28, 2009

This thought-provoking program will examine all aspects of the researcher-archivist-archives dynamic. Understanding the researcher's experience is important to all archivists as it touches all aspects of our work. Please join us for panels and discussions from the researcher, student, historian, and archivist perspective and discuss how these interactions have an impact on all facets of archival work. The program is at:

Sessions include:

Where Processing, Reference and Outreach Meet: Providing Access to Collections Using Web 2.0 Technologies

When the Archivist Becomes the Patron

The Perfect Researcher: An Archivist-Designed Role Model for Users

Hosted by the Radcliffe Institute's Schlesinger Library, a renowned center for the study of women in America, conference attendees will meet in the beautifully renovated historical buildings of the Radcliffe Yard, adjacent to Harvard Square.See the full program and registration information at:

We hope to see you there!

Virginia Hunt & Ellen Doon, Program Chairs