Welcome to the Midwest Archives Conference
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.
October MAC Newsletter Now Available On-line
The October 2013 issue of the MAC Newsletter is now available to members; login and choose "MAC Newsletter On-line" under Publications. Don’t forget to go green and download your issue online! This issue includes a lot of great information on our 2014 meeting in Kansas City—the LAC has made it sound so enticing you’ll wish it was already April; updates from the MAC Education Committee and Documentation Working Group; between-meeting Council actions; thank you letters from our scholarship award recipients; news from the Midwest; membership updates; and interesting articles on crowdsourcing projects, and low-tech email capture options; a case study in processing a multiformat collection; a bibliography on recent preservation publications; and a personal account of volunteering.
New MAC Style Guide Published
For members submitting content to the MAC Newsletter or Archival Issues, please be sure to reference the new revised version of the MAC Style Guide for your future work
Call For Proposals: 2014 Annual Meeting
The Midwest Archives Conference invites submissions of presentations, sessions, posters, and papers for its annual meeting, to be held April 24-26, 2014, in Kansas City, Missouri. The 2014 Program Committee invites proposals on all aspects of archives and archival work. Creative and timely presentations from professionals in archives and related fields (public history, libraries, museums, genealogy, information science, and records management) and from graduate students are very welcome.
Typically, sessions are 90 minutes in length with three panelists and a chair or moderator. Try to strive for a diverse panel with participants from different institutions! Early proposal submissions are encouraged, but the final deadline is October 1, 2013!
For more information or to submit a proposal, see the official Call for Proposals page at http://midwestarc.memberclicks.net/2014proposals.