Welcome to the Midwest Archives Conference

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.

Online registration for MAC Meeting closing Monday, March 12th.

After 5pm (CST) on Monday, March 12, online registration for the annual meeting in Chicago will close. After that date, conference attendees must register onsite at the Sheraton Grand. Register online today and reserve your spot at the annual meeting in Chicago!

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.

Annual Meeting registration open

Registration for the 2018 Annual Meeting is now open.

Please visit the Annual Meeting page for information, the program, and the registration link.

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.

2018 MAC Election Candidate Statements

For Vice President

  • Joshua Ranger: University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Oshkosh, WI
  • Michelle Sweetser: Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green
For Treasurer 
  • Stephanie Bricking: Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, Cincinnati, OH
  • Colleen McFarland Rademaker: Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY

For Council

  • Tara Laver: Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO
  • Carrie Schwier: Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

For Nominating Committee  

  • Doris Cardenas: Claretian Missionaries Archives USA-Canada, Chicago
  • Lindsay Hiltunen: Michigan Technological University Archives and Copper Country Historical Collections in Houghton, Michigan
  • Anita Mechler: Black Metropolis Research Consortium, Chicaog
  • Anne Ryckbost: Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH 


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 ([email protected]) and Marcella Huggard ([email protected]).


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