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Join  hundreds of 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.

Archie Motley Memorial Scholarship seeking applications

MAC is soliciting applications for the 2018 Archie Motley Memorial Scholarship for Minority Students. Applications are due March 1, 2018.

2018 Annual Meeting information now available

The 2018 MAC Annual Meeting will take place March 21-24 in Chicago. Preliminary information is now available on tours, special events and tours. Stay tuned for the opening of registration in early December!

Call for Posters: Proposals due January 12, 2018

The MAC 2018 Program Committee is seeking poster session proposals for the 2018 Annual Meeting, to be held March 21-24, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. We are especially interested in proposals that align with the 2018 theme, "Blurring Boundaries, Crossing Lines." Submissions are welcome from all MAC members, especially students and new professionals. Read the call for proposals and submission guidelines here.

Time to renew your MAC membership!

Renew your MAC membership online now for 2018. Renewing by Jan. 31, 2018, means you will be eligible to vote to in next spring’s MAC election for vice president, treasurer, Council (one position), and Nominating Committee (two positions). Renew today!

Not a member of MAC yet? Join now and your 2018 membership takes effect right away

Upcoming meetings

Mark your calendars now for the next MAC Annual Meeting in Chicago to be held March 21-24, 2018! More information to come.

The MAC Fall 2018 Symposium will be held in Iowa City, Iowa. Topic: Using Special Collections Materials for Instruction. Check back for more information later!

MAC President's Response to Trump Budget Request

The Trump administration’s recent budget request for fiscal year 2018 may have serious impacts on our profession. See MAC president David McCartney’s statement to learn more.

2017 MAC Election Results

MAC's 2017 ballot featured 11 candidates vying for four offices: President, Secretary, Council, and Nominating Committee. Elected to serve are:

  • President - David McCartney
  • Secretary - Jennie Thomas
  • Council - Alexis Braun Marks and Lisa Sjoberg
  • Nominating Committee - Brad Houston and Laurinda Weisse

MAC is grateful to last year's Nominating Committee members for their service and to all those individuals who put their names forward for the 2017 ballot.  And thanks to the 31% of voting-eligible MAC members who voted in this election!

New Speaker's Bureau!

After receiving Council approval to continue as a long-term program at the spring 2016 meeting, the Speaker's Bureau is back! See the MAC Speakers Bureau website for more information about the program.

The Education Committee is seeking to flesh out its existing listing of available workshops (coming early in 2017) and we need your help! The MAC region has a lot of talented professionals with a wide variety of skill sets. If you're interested in teaching a workshop for MAC, either at an annual meeting or as part of the Speaker's Bureau, we'd love to hear from you. You can simply complete this workshop proposal form

Any questions? Contact the Education Committee co-chairs, Lisa Sjoberg (sjoberg@cord.edu) and Marcella Huggard (mdwiget@gmail.com).

 

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