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 Bring your RIM coursework to life at Feith’s RMU https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/bring-your-rim-coursework-life-feiths-rmu <p> <strong>Published</strong>: September 13, 2022&nbsp;by Melissa Prunty Kemp </p> <p> Bring your RIM coursework to life at Feith’s RMU </p> <p> [image:18483] </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/bring-your-rim-coursework-life-feiths-rmu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/bring-your-rim-coursework-life-feiths-rmu#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog: Careers MARA Blog: General MARA Blog Wed, 14 Sep 2022 03:01:00 +0000 melissa.kemp@sjsu.edu 7337 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu SAA Archives Records 2022 Redux https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/saa-archives-records-2022-redux <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Let’s Do It Again! </div> </div> </div> <p> <strong>Published</strong>: September 13, 2022&nbsp;by Melissa Prunty Kemp </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/saa-archives-records-2022-redux" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/saa-archives-records-2022-redux#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog: Careers MARA Blog: General MARA Blog Tue, 13 Sep 2022 23:17:00 +0000 melissa.kemp@sjsu.edu 7336 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu ‘What I Did Last Summer’ – My Internship in Oral History at Swarthmore College https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/what-i-did-last-summer-my-internship-oral-history-swarthmore-college <p> <strong>Published</strong>: August 18, 2022&nbsp;by Melissa Prunty Kemp </p> <p> [image:18412]Vacation days are over and the semester begins in a mere four days.&nbsp; Some were fortunate to take beach getaways, while others hiked the NE mountains with friends and family. <strong>I am hoping that after you read this summertime report, you will <a href="http://sjsu.edu/">email me</a> with&nbsp;your own stories and photos that I will share on this blog.</strong> </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/what-i-did-last-summer-my-internship-oral-history-swarthmore-college" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/what-i-did-last-summer-my-internship-oral-history-swarthmore-college#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog: Careers MARA Blog: General MARA Blog Thu, 18 Aug 2022 23:07:00 +0000 melissa.kemp@sjsu.edu 7301 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Welcome to MARA 2022 – 2023! https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/welcome-mara-2022-2023 <p> <strong>Published</strong>: August 18, 2022&nbsp;by Melissa Prunty Kemp </p> <p> Welcome new and continuing students to MARA 2022 -2023!&nbsp;We’re back for another exciting year of classes and professional activities.&nbsp;If this is your first semester,&nbsp; you may wonder where to get started in and outside of classes. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/welcome-mara-2022-2023" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/welcome-mara-2022-2023#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog: Careers MARA Blog: General MARA Blog Home: Spotlight Thu, 18 Aug 2022 22:48:00 +0000 melissa.kemp@sjsu.edu 7300 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Keeping Up With Career Opportunities https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/keeping-career-opportunities <p> <strong>Published</strong>: August 18, 2022&nbsp;by Melissa Prunty Kemp </p> <p> [image:18408, image left]Throughout the fall 2022 semester, take a look at the individual career positions being compiled into the 2023 MARA Jobs Report.&nbsp;Positions are being added to the jobs folder weekly from August to November 30, 2022.&nbsp;The report will be compiled and available at the beginning of the spring 2023 semester. </p><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-file-attachments"><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-file"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/sites/main/files/file-attachments/mara_jobs_analysis_report.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=12528055" title="mara_jobs_analysis_report.pdf"><span class="file-icon field-icon-application-pdf" style="background-image: url('https://ischool.sjsu.edu/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png')"></span>Archives and Records Management Jobs Analysis </a></div> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="filefield-file"><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/sites/main/files/file-attachments/mara_jobs_report_appendices.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=3351720" title="mara_jobs_report_appendices.pdf"><span class="file-icon field-icon-application-pdf" style="background-image: url('https://ischool.sjsu.edu/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png')"></span>appendices</a></div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/keeping-career-opportunities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/keeping-career-opportunities#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog: Careers MARA Blog Thu, 18 Aug 2022 22:41:00 +0000 melissa.kemp@sjsu.edu 7299 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Jobs for RIMs Offer the Highest Salary https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/jobs-rims-offer-highest-salary <p> <strong>Published</strong>:&nbsp;March 24, 2022&nbsp;by Melissa Prunty Kemp </p> <p> [image:17498, left]MARA students can be encouraged for their careers from the most recent data gathered for the Archives and Records Management Jobs Analysis. Surveying 179 positions for ARMs, RIMs, IG, and&nbsp;other digital positions, the jobs report provides readers with job market insight, as follows:&nbsp; </p><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-file-attachments"><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-file"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/sites/main/files/file-attachments/mara_jobs_analysis_report.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=12528055" title="mara_jobs_analysis_report.pdf"><span class="file-icon field-icon-application-pdf" style="background-image: url('https://ischool.sjsu.edu/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png')"></span>Archives and Records Management Jobs Analysis </a></div> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="filefield-file"><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/sites/main/files/file-attachments/mara_jobs_report_appendices.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=3351720" title="mara_jobs_report_appendices.pdf"><span class="file-icon field-icon-application-pdf" style="background-image: url('https://ischool.sjsu.edu/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png')"></span>appendices</a></div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/jobs-rims-offer-highest-salary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/jobs-rims-offer-highest-salary#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog: Careers MARA Blog Thu, 17 Mar 2022 23:42:00 +0000 melissa.kemp@sjsu.edu 7117 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu MARA Guest Lecture https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/mara-guest-lecture <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Building a Digital-First Archive (How Hard Could that Be?) </div> </div> </div> <p> <strong>Published:</strong> November 15, 2021 by Melissa Prunty Kemp </p> <p> Building a Digital-First Archive (How Hard Could that Be?)MARA Guest Lecture </p> <p> NOVEMBER 16, 2021 -&nbsp;10:00AM&nbsp;-&nbsp;11:00AM&nbsp;STEPHEN ABRAMS </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/mara-guest-lecture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/mara-guest-lecture#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog: General MARA Blog Tue, 16 Nov 2021 16:22:00 +0000 melissa.kemp@sjsu.edu 6956 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu A Tip: Use the MARA Research Library Guide for Speedy, Curated Research Sources https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/tip-use-mara-research-library-guide-speedy-curated-research-sources-0 <p> <strong>Published:</strong> November 2, 2021 by Melissa Prunty Kemp </p> <p> MARA students are facing their culminating class projects over the next month. For first semester students who may be writing extensive research papers and projects, finding the latest and best peer-reviewed research for RIM, IG, and archives may not be easy or readily accessible outside trade journals or behind paywalls on the Internet. Matriculating students can always use a fast, liable source of the types of research requested for assignments or papers.&nbsp;&nbsp; </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/tip-use-mara-research-library-guide-speedy-curated-research-sources-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/tip-use-mara-research-library-guide-speedy-curated-research-sources-0#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog: General MARA Blog Tue, 02 Nov 2021 20:46:00 +0000 melissa.kemp@sjsu.edu 6932 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Meet Dr. Darra Hofman, Ph.D, J.D. https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/meet-dr-darra-hofman-phd-jd <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Our New MARA Program Coordinator </div> </div> </div> <p> <strong>Published</strong>: November 2, 2021 by Melissa Prunty Kemp </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/meet-dr-darra-hofman-phd-jd" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/meet-dr-darra-hofman-phd-jd#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog: General MARA Blog: MARA Profiles MARA Blog Home: Spotlight Tue, 02 Nov 2021 16:02:00 +0000 melissa.kemp@sjsu.edu 6931 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Internship Position https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/tip-use-mara-research-library-guide-speedy-curated-research-sources <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Preparing Files for Placement in San Jose State Special Collections </div> </div> </div> <p> <strong>Published</strong>:&nbsp;October 19, 2021 by Melissa Prunty Kemp </p> <p> Internship Position </p> <p> Seeking help to prepare the files of labor and environmental history of Silicon Valley for placement into the San Jose State University Archives </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/tip-use-mara-research-library-guide-speedy-curated-research-sources" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/tip-use-mara-research-library-guide-speedy-curated-research-sources#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog: General MARA Blog MARA Blog: Webcasts Tue, 19 Oct 2021 14:38:00 +0000 melissa.kemp@sjsu.edu 6916 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Join Us with Dr. Shadrack Katuu for “Boundaryless Global Careers” https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/join-us-dr-shadrack-katuu-boundaryless-global-careers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A Lecture for Archives and Records Management Professionals </div> </div> </div> <p> <strong>Published</strong>:&nbsp;September 22, 2021 by Melissa Prunty Kemp </p> <p> [image:16650, image left] MARA and the iSchool are pleased to welcome Dr. Shadrack Katuu, independent archives and records management expert, who will present a lecture entitled “Boundaryless Global Careers for Archives and Records Management Professionals.” Dr. Katuu’s lecture, to be held on Tuesday, September 28, 11 am PT, will explore the expanding global nature of the archives and records management field. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/join-us-dr-shadrack-katuu-boundaryless-global-careers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/join-us-dr-shadrack-katuu-boundaryless-global-careers#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog: General MARA Blog MARA Blog: Webcasts Wed, 22 Sep 2021 15:20:00 +0000 melissa.kemp@sjsu.edu 6879 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Don’t Miss the SIG-KM Knowledge Management Symposium https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/dont-miss-sig-km-knowledge-management-symposium <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Sponsored by the SJSU iSchool </div> </div> </div> <p> <strong>Published</strong>:&nbsp;August 31, 2021 by Melissa Prunty Kemp </p> <p> [image:16561, image right] The <a href= "https://www.asist.org/sig/sigkm/">ASIS&amp;T Special Interest Group on Knowledge Management</a> is hosting a symposium on&nbsp;knowledge management that could prove&nbsp;to be&nbsp;especially useful for student researchers (MARA 285 students, for example) and others who are perfecting their research skills. <strong>There’s still time to submit your paper or poster!&nbsp;</strong> </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/dont-miss-sig-km-knowledge-management-symposium" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/dont-miss-sig-km-knowledge-management-symposium#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog: General MARA Blog Tue, 31 Aug 2021 14:41:00 +0000 melissa.kemp@sjsu.edu 6836 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu SAA Roundup https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/saa-roundup <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A report on my recent attendance at the Society of American Archivist 2021 Virtual Conference </div> </div> </div> <p> <strong>Published</strong>:&nbsp;August 15, 2021 by Melissa Prunty Kemp </p> <p> [image:16517, image left]&nbsp;An extraordinary virtual meeting just wrapped up on August 6.&nbsp; This was my first opportunity to attend, and as an active conference participant, I cannot be more pleased with the enriching educational content and relevant vendor presentations. The week was actually exhausting and packed full of don’t-miss events. A tight schedule was complemented by on-demand education seminars, mini-theatres, professor and graduate student posters, and social activities. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/saa-roundup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/saa-roundup#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog: General MARA Blog Sun, 15 Aug 2021 13:46:00 +0000 melissa.kemp@sjsu.edu 6815 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu An Exciting Opportunity https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/exciting-opportunity <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> For Consultants and Entrepreneurs </div> </div> </div> <p> <strong>Published</strong>:&nbsp;August 5, 2021 by Melissa Prunty Kemp </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/exciting-opportunity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/exciting-opportunity#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog: Careers MARA Blog Thu, 05 Aug 2021 15:27:00 +0000 melissa.kemp@sjsu.edu 6807 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Job Announcement July 28, 2021 https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/job-announcement-july-28-2021 <p> <strong>Published</strong>:&nbsp;July 28, 2021 by Melissa Prunty Kemp </p> <p> Highlighted for you by our MARA Coordinator Darra Hofman: </p> <p> [image:16449] Ohio University Libraries embraces a culture of connection, empowerment and sustainability. Within the university, the Libraries is a catalyst for research, creativity, student success, and transformation. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/job-announcement-july-28-2021" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/job-announcement-july-28-2021#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog: Careers MARA Blog Wed, 28 Jul 2021 17:26:00 +0000 melissa.kemp@sjsu.edu 6790 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Upcoming Society of American Archivist Opportunity https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/upcoming-society-american-archivist-opportunity <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Become a Navigator </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>Published:&nbsp;</strong>July 19, 2021 by Melissa Prunty Kemp<span style="font-size:14px;"><strong> </strong></span></p> <p><strong>[image:16403]&nbsp;Attention all attendees of the 2021 virtual Annual Meeting of the Society of American Archivists!</strong></p> <p>We are currently&nbsp;experiencing a shortage of Navigators&nbsp;for the 2021 Virtual Navigator&nbsp;Program!</p> <p>Do you want to help a colleague get oriented with attending SAA? Please consider signing up to be a Navigator.&nbsp;&nbsp;docs.google.com/forms/d/…</p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/upcoming-society-american-archivist-opportunity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/upcoming-society-american-archivist-opportunity#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog MARA Blog: Scholarships Mon, 19 Jul 2021 13:36:00 +0000 melissa.kemp@sjsu.edu 6776 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Scholarship Opportunity https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/scholarship-opportunity <p><strong>Published:&nbsp;</strong>July 15, 2021 by Melissa Prunty Kemp<span style="font-size:14px;"><strong> </strong></span></p> <p style="text-align: center;">[image:16398]</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong>Currently Available Scholarships</strong></p> <p style="text-align: center;">Forthcoming</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong>2021 La ARMA Nostra Reimbursement Scholarship</strong></p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/scholarship-opportunity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/scholarship-opportunity#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog MARA Blog: Scholarships Thu, 15 Jul 2021 22:11:00 +0000 melissa.kemp@sjsu.edu 6773 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu AIEF Publishes New Research Report: Global Requirements for Personnel Records https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/aief-publishes-new-research-report-global-requirements-personnel-records <p><strong>Published:&nbsp;</strong>July 15, 2021 by Melissa Prunty Kemp<span style="font-size:14px;"><strong> </strong></span></p> <p style="text-align: center;">[image:16398]</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong>PRESS RELEASE</strong></p> <p style="text-align: center;">Foundation Publishes New Research Report&nbsp;</p> <p>Palmyra, NJ (July 1, 2021) – “Global Requirements for Personnel Records: A Survey of Laws and Regulations” by William Saffady, Ph.D, FAI</p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/aief-publishes-new-research-report-global-requirements-personnel-records" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/aief-publishes-new-research-report-global-requirements-personnel-records#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog MARA Blog: Scholarships Thu, 15 Jul 2021 18:55:00 +0000 melissa.kemp@sjsu.edu 6772 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Job Announcement https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/job-announcement <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Featured Job Opportunities - June 12, 2021 </div> </div> </div> <p> <strong>Published</strong>:&nbsp;June 12, 2021 by Melissa Prunty Kemp </p> <p> [image:16284] </p> <p> Looking for a job this summer?&nbsp;Planning for your next iteration? Or, do you just want to keep up with the jobs outlook?&nbsp;Check out these exciting opportunities!&nbsp; </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/job-announcement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/job-announcement#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog: General MARA Blog Sat, 12 Jun 2021 20:48:00 +0000 melissa.kemp@sjsu.edu 6753 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Summer Reading List – June 2021 https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/summer-reading-list-june-2021 <p> <strong>Published:</strong> June 11, 2021 by Melissa Prunty Kemp </p> <p> [image:16278]&nbsp; </p> <p> Take advantage of your degree down-time this summer -&nbsp; enjoy and&nbsp; broaden your knowledge with a summer reading list of the latest publications and podcasts in archives and records management, information governance.&nbsp;Pull up the lawn chair, refill&nbsp; beverage, and enjoy these reading selections.&nbsp; </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/summer-reading-list-june-2021" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/summer-reading-list-june-2021#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog: General MARA Blog Fri, 11 Jun 2021 16:26:00 +0000 melissa.kemp@sjsu.edu 6752 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu