This week we are taking a step back from highlighting our collections to highlight our local professional organization: New England Archivists (NEA). NEA is hosting their spring conference this weekend at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. The program committee for this conference was chaired by none other than our own Eliot Wilczek, University Records Manager, and Jennifer Phillips, former Archivist for Digital Collections, served on the program committee before she left for Colorado last January. Other DCA staff will be taking part in the program as well: Director and University Archivist, Anne Sauer, will be taking part in a session on cloud computing, and Veronica Martzahl, Records Archivist, will be part of a session on coordinated disaster preparedness programs. Even our student assistants from Simmons College will be taking part. Derek Mosley and Stacie Williams are presenting a poster called “Foot in the Door: A guide to maximizing student internships” and Molly Bruce will be helping out with registration.
FYI: For anyone attending the conference and hoping to tweet about it, the hashtag is #nea11sp.