MARA Blog https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog Students in the MARA program and those interested in archives and preservation, electronic records management, information ... en Job Announcements – Week of February 22, 2021 https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/job-announcements-week-february-22-2021 <p><strong>Published:&nbsp;</strong>February 23, 2021 by Melissa Prunty Kemp</p> <h3>This week’s new job announcements:</h3><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/job-announcements-week-february-22-2021" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/job-announcements-week-february-22-2021#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog: Careers MARA Blog Mon, 22 Feb 2021 13:56:00 +0000 melissa.kemp@sjsu.edu 6590 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Job Announcements – Week of February 7, 2021 https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/job-announcements-week-february-7-2021 <p><strong>Published:&nbsp;</strong>February 10, 2021 by Melissa Prunty Kemp</p> <h3>This week’s new job announcements:</h3><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/job-announcements-week-february-7-2021" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/job-announcements-week-february-7-2021#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog: Careers MARA Blog Wed, 10 Feb 2021 17:11:00 +0000 melissa.kemp@sjsu.edu 6573 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu SAA Events Add Valuable Professional Exposure to MARA Students https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/saa-events-add-valuable-professional-exposure-mara-students <p><strong>Published:&nbsp;</strong>February 10, 2021 by Melissa Prunty Kemp</p> <p>New and existing students have so many demands on their time, from work to family to studying for classes and certifications.&nbsp;We are a busy bunch!&nbsp;But we also have opportunities that the iSchool MARA program provides that can greatly enhance our learning experience.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/saa-events-add-valuable-professional-exposure-mara-students" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/saa-events-add-valuable-professional-exposure-mara-students#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog: Careers MARA Blog Wed, 10 Feb 2021 14:43:00 +0000 melissa.kemp@sjsu.edu 6571 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Job Announcement – Carnegie Mellon Universiy https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/job-announcement-carnegie-mellon-universiy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Processing Archivist for Community Collections- University Libraries-2015824 </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>Published:&nbsp;</strong>February 2, 2021 by Melissa Prunty Kemp</p> <h3>Job Description&nbsp;</h3> <p>Carnegie Mellon University is a private, global research university that stands among the world’s most renowned educational institutions. With ground-breaking brain science, path-breaking performances, creative start-ups, big data, big ambitions, hands-on learning, and a whole lot of robots, CMU doesn’t envision the future, we invent it. Joining a community that challenges the curious to deliver work that matters, your journey starts here.</p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/job-announcement-carnegie-mellon-universiy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/job-announcement-carnegie-mellon-universiy#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog: Careers MARA Blog Tue, 02 Feb 2021 20:35:00 +0000 melissa.kemp@sjsu.edu 6557 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu RIMPA Live 2021 https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/rimpa-live-2021 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Call for Papers 11-14 October Canberra: seeking international experts. </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>Published:&nbsp;</strong>February 2, 2021 by Melissa Prunty Kemp</p> <p><em>Posted on behalf of the&nbsp;Records and Information Management Professionals Australasia (RIMPA)</em></p> <p>[image:15335]The RIMPA Live Convention has a reputation for being innovative and thought-provoking as well as friendly and inclusive – so whatever you want to talk about, we’d like to hear it!&nbsp;Delivered as a hybrid event the possibilities are endless in today’s convention world!</p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/rimpa-live-2021" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/rimpa-live-2021#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog: Careers MARA Blog Tue, 02 Feb 2021 14:18:00 +0000 melissa.kemp@sjsu.edu 6555 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Calls for Papers – Digital Preservation Coalition https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/calls-papers-digital-preservation-coalition <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> “Challenges and Prospects of Born-digital and Digitized Archives in the Digital Humanities&quot; </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>Published:&nbsp;</strong>February 2, 2021 by Melissa Prunty Kemp</p> <p><em>Posted on behalf of the&nbsp;AURA network (Archives in the UK/ Republic of Ireland &amp; AI).</em></p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/calls-papers-digital-preservation-coalition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/calls-papers-digital-preservation-coalition#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog: Careers MARA Blog Tue, 02 Feb 2021 13:55:00 +0000 melissa.kemp@sjsu.edu 6554 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Digital Preservation Coalition Training https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/digital-preservation-coalition-training <p> <strong>Published:</strong> February 1, 2021 by Melissa Prunty Kemp </p> <p> [image:15334] Are you interested in digital preservation methods or contemporary techniques?&nbsp; The Digital Preservation Coalition is an invaluable resource for training and research in this area.&nbsp; An upcoming 2-day training course - <em><strong>Novice to Know-how</strong></em> – could help you reinforce or learn new digital preservation skills. <a href= "https://www.dpconline.org/digipres/train-your-staff/n2kh-online-training"> Learn more here.</a> </p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/digital-preservation-coalition-training#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog MARA Blog: Training and Certification Mon, 01 Feb 2021 16:53:00 +0000 melissa.kemp@sjsu.edu 6553 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Resources for Job Seekers – Call for Applicants https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/resources-job-seekers-call-applicants <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Lorenzo State Historic Site </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>Published:&nbsp;</strong>January 28, 2021&nbsp;by Melissa Prunty Kemp</p> <p>The Lorenzo State Historic site, located in Cazenovia, NY, is seeking a Project Archivist to establish intellectual control over its archival holdings.&nbsp; The archive consists of about 280 linear feet of material, including land records from the Holland Land Company and family records covering more than 150 years of continuous residence at the mansion.</p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/resources-job-seekers-call-applicants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/resources-job-seekers-call-applicants#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog: Careers MARA Blog Thu, 28 Jan 2021 14:43:00 +0000 melissa.kemp@sjsu.edu 6548 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Resources for Job Seekers – SAA Call for Applicants https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/resources-job-seekers-saa-call-applicants <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Associate Editor for the Case Studies on Teaching With Primary Sources series </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>Published:&nbsp;</strong>January 27, 2021&nbsp;by Melissa Prunty Kemp</p> <p>The Teaching with Primary Sources sub-committee of the Reference, Access and Outreach Section of the Society of American Archivists is accepting applications for the role of Associate Editor for the Case Studies on Teaching With Primary Sources series.</p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/resources-job-seekers-saa-call-applicants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/resources-job-seekers-saa-call-applicants#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog: Careers MARA Blog Wed, 27 Jan 2021 16:57:00 +0000 melissa.kemp@sjsu.edu 6545 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu 2021 – Into Your Future https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/2021-your-future <p> <strong>Published:</strong> January 27, 2021 by Melissa Prunty Kemp </p> <p> [image:15327, image left w25]Happy 2021 to all new and continuing students!&nbsp; It’s great to see you all back and ready to absorb, expand and innovate in your disciplines. If this is your first semester,&nbsp; you may feel a mix of&nbsp; excitement, anticipation,&nbsp; even a little fear. You will find plenty of support and assistance from faculty,&nbsp; fellow students,&nbsp; and through <a href="/mara-advising">iSchool MARA advising</a>, all online and always available.&nbsp; </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/2021-your-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/2021-your-future#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog MARA Blog: Training and Certification Wed, 27 Jan 2021 12:26:00 +0000 melissa.kemp@sjsu.edu 6542 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu ARMA InfoCon https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/arma-infocon-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Virtual Experience </div> </div> </div> <p> <strong>Published:</strong> November 6, 2020 by Kenna Wulker </p> <p> [image:1503, image left w25]Melissa Kemp is completing her first year in the MARA program. She is a former English professor of 28 years. She taught literature, composition, business and technical writing, and organizational communications. Melissa has been archiving for the past eight years for an international cultural organization. She has owned a professional writing and arts consulting business for 31 years, her current job, and she performs a variety of jobs for the archiving client. She aspires to help cultural organization archive and digitize their collections for long-term preservation and public dissemination.&nbsp; </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/arma-infocon-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/arma-infocon-0#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog MARA Blog: Training and Certification Thu, 05 Nov 2020 15:06:00 +0000 McKenna Wulker 6448 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu What We Wish We Would Have Known https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/what-we-wish-we-would-have-known <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Tips from Current and Former MARA Students </div> </div> </div> <p> <strong>Published:&nbsp;</strong>September 15, 2020 by Kenna Wulker </p> <p> Fall semester is here and now that we’re about a month in, hopefully, you all are getting into your routine. Oftentimes, navigating online programs can be challenging. We’ve all heard the generic tips for success in school – study, get some sleep, be prepared, etc. However, as the saying goes, hindsight is 20/20. When you’re at the end of your MARA journey, it’s natural to look back at your time in the program and all you’ve accomplished. Read on to hear what some current and past MARA students wish they would have known when they started out. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/what-we-wish-we-would-have-known" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/what-we-wish-we-would-have-known#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog Tue, 15 Sep 2020 19:52:00 +0000 McKenna Wulker 6379 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu New Course Offering https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/new-course-offering-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Design for Teaching &amp; Learning in a Social Virtual Reality (MARA 284) </div> </div> </div> <p> <strong>Published:&nbsp;</strong>July 29, 2020 by McKenna Wulker </p> <h3> Are you still looking for fall courses? Check out this new 1-unit MARA offering! </h3><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/new-course-offering-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/new-course-offering-0#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog Fri, 24 Jul 2020 03:22:00 +0000 McKenna Wulker 6266 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Summer Semester: Staying Motivated https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/summer-semester-staying-motivated <p> <strong>Published</strong>:&nbsp;June 18, 2020 by McKenna Wulker </p> <h3> Summer School… </h3> <p> Summer is here and we’re three weeks into the semester already. Can you believe it?! For some of us, summer classes feel like a much needed break, but for others, it’s a daunting and exhausting experience. With so many more things happening during the summer months, it can be hard to stay focused and motivated. Read on for some tips and tricks to get you through these busy months. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/summer-semester-staying-motivated" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/summer-semester-staying-motivated#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog: General MARA Blog Thu, 18 Jun 2020 13:19:00 +0000 McKenna Wulker 6233 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu April is RIM Month https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/april-rim-month <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> An Interview with Nick Inglis, Executive Director of Content and Programming at ARMA International </div> </div> </div> <p> <strong>Published:</strong> April 1, 2020 by Kenna Wulker </p> <p> April is Records & Information Management&nbsp;Month! This month is designed to celebrate the RIM profession and bring awareness and recognition to our practice and practitioners. Nick Inglis is the newest member to the MARA Program Advisory Committee, graciously joining us from&nbsp; ARMA International. Read on to learn more! </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/april-rim-month" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/april-rim-month#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog Wed, 01 Apr 2020 13:02:00 +0000 McKenna Wulker 6136 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu #SpotlightSeries: First Year MARA Student, Rebecca Sharp https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/spotlightseries-first-year-mara-student-rebecca-sharp <p> <strong>Published:</strong> February 20, 2020 by Kenna Wulker </p> <p> Our MARA students come from a variety of career backgrounds. Some may already be in the Archives/Records Management profession, while others are continuing their education in hopes of landing that perfect position. First year MARA student Rebecca Sharp shares her experience working for NARA, the National Archives and Records Administration, while taking on the MARA program. Read on to learn more! </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/spotlightseries-first-year-mara-student-rebecca-sharp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/spotlightseries-first-year-mara-student-rebecca-sharp#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog: MARA Profiles MARA Blog Home: Spotlight Thu, 20 Feb 2020 13:12:00 +0000 McKenna Wulker 6088 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu #SpotlightSeries: MARA Alumna, Junia Yasenov https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/spotlightseries-mara-alumna-junia-yasenov <p> <strong>Published:</strong> January 6, 2020 by McKenna Wulker </p> <p> Are you thinking about what happens after graduation? What kind of job you should or could get? There are so many opportunities, where do you start?! Read on to learn about Junia Yasenov, a former MARA student, and her journey post graduation, finding work at the Capuchin Archives in Detroit, Michigan. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/spotlightseries-mara-alumna-junia-yasenov" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/spotlightseries-mara-alumna-junia-yasenov#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog: MARA Profiles MARA Blog Mon, 06 Jan 2020 22:08:00 +0000 McKenna Wulker 6008 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu #SpotlightSeries: Getting Involved https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/spotlightseries-getting-involved <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> MARA Student Nick Zmijewski is appointed to ArchivesSpace board </div> </div> </div> <p> <strong>Published:</strong> December 3, 2019 by Kenna Wulker&nbsp; </p> <p> Getting involved in the professional archives and records organizations can be a great way to network, learn, and gain valuable experience. Organizations such as ARMA, SAA, AIIM, and others are great places to get started. Current MARA student&nbsp;Nick Zmijewski did just that and was recently appointed to the board of ArchivesSpace as the vice chair of governance board! Read through this interview to learn about Nick’s experience. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/spotlightseries-getting-involved" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/spotlightseries-getting-involved#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog: MARA Profiles MARA Blog Home: Spotlight Mon, 02 Dec 2019 20:37:00 +0000 McKenna Wulker 5961 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu ARMA InfoCon: The Download https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/arma-infocon-download <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> My Experience as a First Time Attendee </div> </div> </div> <p> <strong>Published:</strong>&nbsp;November 12, 2019 by Kenna Wulker </p> <p> Have you ever felt like your brain is stuffed with so much information that it might explode? That’s how my first time at ARMA InfoCon felt. InfoCon 2019 was held in Nashville, Tennessee from October 21-23. Registrants were able to attend workshops, lectures, and vendor booths while discovering new & best practices, experimenting with technology and gaining valuable experience. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/arma-infocon-download" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/arma-infocon-download#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog: General MARA Blog Home: Spotlight Mon, 11 Nov 2019 14:00:00 +0000 McKenna Wulker 5940 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu It’s National Archives Month! https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/its-national-archives-month <p> <strong>Published:&nbsp;</strong>October 14, 2019 by Kenna Wulker </p> <p> October is American&nbsp;Archives Month! This month is all about raising awareness for the archiving profession and remembering why archives are important to our society and history. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/its-national-archives-month" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/its-national-archives-month#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog: Around the Web MARA Blog Home: Spotlight Mon, 14 Oct 2019 19:07:00 +0000 McKenna Wulker 5914 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu