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.

Renew your membership for 2015 

Please take a minute to renew your membership for MAC and continue supporting and receiving the benefits of a great organization. Visit the Membership Renewal Form or log in and select Renew Membership. This year you can renew online and pay by check or credit card. If you have any questions, please contact Chair of the MAC Membership Committee Alexis Braun Marks, CA. 

October 2014 Newsletter Now Available

The October issue of the MAC Newsletter is now available to members on the MAC website.

In this issue you’ll find reviews the Fall Symposium in Urbana, Illinois, and this past summer’s two Speakers Bureau workshops. You’ll also get a glimpse at what the Local Arrangement Committee has in store for our next Annual Meeting in Lexington, Kentucky. And ... 
  • Hear from the recipients of this year’s MAC scholarships.
  • Read about exciting projects in digital access, deodorizing records, a new tool for working with audiovisuals, and collections of civil rights materials available on the web.
  • Learn what MAC is up to from its officers.
  • And as always, find out what’s going on with your colleagues around the region and beyond.
Members can access the October 2014 issue of the MAC newsletter here.

Another Successful Annual Meeting

Three hundred and seventy-five MAC attendees braved capricious Midwestern weather and descended on Kansas City, Mo., for The Syncopations of History, April 24-26. Members were treated to a delightful plenary session with speaker Chuck Haddix of the Marr Sound Archive, who detailed how he used archival collections to correct accepted errors in existing scholarship of jazz legend and KC native Charlie Parker. Other highlights included the reception at the American Jazz Museum, tours of local museums and repositories and, of course, panels and sessions. Read more about the meeting in the July newsletter, and please post and view slides from the sessions in the MAC Forums!

 

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.

 
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