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Join nearly one thousand archivists, curators and information professionals from our 13-state region and beyond to find out what MAC has to offer you. There are a number of tools available on this site to help current MAC members connect to other members, learn about upcoming events, manage their online profiles and much more! Please login for full access. Read our latest news and announcements below.
MAC 2013 Presentations available in MAC Forums
Presenters from the 2013 Annual Meeting in Indianapolis, IN are encouraged to upload or post links to their presentation slides in the MAC 2013 Presentations forum. Anyone may view presentations and comment on existing threads, but only MAC members may start new posts. If you are a non-MAC member with a presentation you would like uploaded, please send it in PDF format with any additional comments to Brad Houston (email@example.com). Please allow up to 24 hours for presentations sent in this manner to be posted to the forum.
April 2013 MAC Newsletter Now Online
The April 2013 issue of the MAC Newsletter is now available to members on the MAC Web site, http://www.midwestarchives.org; login and choose "MAC Newsletter On-line" under Publications. Don’t forget to go green and download your issue online!
By the way, don’t forget you can also register online for this year’s Annual Meeting in Indianapolis, IN, and this issue of the newsletter includes even more details for those of you who may still be on the fence about attending—we hope to see you all there! The April issue of the newsletter also includes some teasers for the Fall Symposium in Green Bay, WI, on September 27 and 28; a digital tour of the Hoosier state's online archival collections; the University of Illinois' MyKive project to facilitate the aggregation of personal archives; the preservation of the records of President Dwight D. Eisenhowser's Farewell Address, once believed lost; the Indiana University Libraries Film Archive's educational film collection and its representations of race throughout the twentieth century; the reclamation of the Michigan Women's Historical Center and Hall of Fame's media collection; and a case study on quality control for digitization projects from the Bentley Historical Library with recommendations from NARA’s Sara Holmes.
If you have information on upcoming events in your area, please contact Jeremy Brett at firstname.lastname@example.org to add it to the MAC online Event Calendar, http://www.midwestarchives.org/calendar; and, if you're interested in submitting content for our next Newsletter, contact information and deadlines are available on the MAC website at http://www.midwestarchives.org/mac-newsletter. And don’t forget to keep an eye out for the upcoming survey from the MAC Newsletter Redesign Task Force, so that all of you can help us make the newsletter what you want and need it to be!