Unsurprisingly, I’m going to refocus this blog on archival issues. I’ve just been named an intern for the Reference, Access, and Outreach Section of the Society of American Archivists, and my primary job is to blog for them.  I only have to write two blog posts for the entire year, but that would be kind… Continue reading Refocusing

Researcher/archivist confidentiality

VII. Privacy Archivists protect the privacy rights of donors and individuals or groups who are the subject of records. They respect all users’ right to privacy by maintaining the confidentiality of their research and protecting any personal information collected about them in accordance with the institution’s security procedures. -From the Society of American Archivists Code… Continue reading Researcher/archivist confidentiality

Blogging ennui

So I’m now starting to hit the point that I always hit when I start a new blog, the point when I run out of things to say on it.  Usually, thats when I give up and ignore that blog for months on end. On my old livejournal, I probably started and stopped posting on… Continue reading Blogging ennui

Blogging here, there, and everywhere!

In addition to this blog, I am now (at least occasionally) blogging on two other blogs out there in the world: Southern Sources and BlueNC.  They’re both very different, obviously: Southern Sources is the blog of the Southern Historical Collection, where I work as a manuscripts processor.  Things posted there are probably going to be… Continue reading Blogging here, there, and everywhere!