Society of Southwest Archivists
The SAA Public Library Archives and Special Collections Section seeks candidates to serve in leadership positions for the next fiscal year, 2023-2024! Getting involved in PLASC leadership is a great way to engage in professional development and public service, and connect with colleagues throughout the United States.
Time commitment is approximately 3 hours/month, including attendance at a virtual monthly meeting. Annual meeting attendance is NOT required. PLASC strives to raise awareness of, and advocate for, the collections, staff, and work of public library archives and special collections. We have recently developed a blog [The Finding Aid] to replace our quarterly newsletter. Students, new professionals, and mid-career welcome! You do not currently have to work at a public library to apply.
Available positions for 2023-2024:
Vice-chair (2 year term, to serve the following year as section Chair)
At-Large Committee Members (2 positions - 2 year term)
Detailed descriptions of each position are available on the PLASC website.
Interested candidates should submit the following information to PubLibArchives@gmail.com by May 31, midnight ET:
Job Title and Institution
Bio and Candidate Statement (1-2 paragraphs)
Please reach out if you have any questions.
Chair - Public Library Archives & Special Collections Section
Head of Adult Services / Assistant Director / Archivist
Ohio County Public Library
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