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Nevada Library Association Annual Conference -- October 12-14th, 2018
Sunday, October 14 • 3:00pm - 3:50pm
"So You Want to Be an Archivist?"

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A primary introduction to developing a career in the archival profession.  Learn the basic requirements, and tips for landing your first job. 

People come to the archival profession for many reasons—to tell the story of a community, preserve a piece of history, hold people and institutions accountable, improve access through technology, connect researchers with the documents they need, and more. They work with digital documents, rare manuscripts, analog film, letters, postcards, diaries, photographs, organizational records—and that’s just the start of it.  This informative session will help you explore the possibilities of launching a new career.

Speakers
avatar for Michael Frazier

Michael Frazier

Book & Paper Conservator, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Michael Frazier has served as Book and Paper Conservator for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries since 2002. He is a graduate of the University of Tulsa, where he also worked as a Preservation Assistant at the McFarlin Library. He has a Master's Degree in Library Science... Read More →
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Sarah Jones

Visiting Special Collections Technical Services Librarian, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Sarah Jones is the current Visiting Special Collections Technical Services Librarian at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She received a bachelor's degree in history from UCLA in 2012, and a master's degree in library and information science from UCLA in 2017. Her current position... Read More →
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Paula Mitchell

Special Collections Librarian, Gerald R. Sherratt Library
Paula Mitchell- Assistant Professor of Library Media/Special Collections Librarian at Southern Utah University. Director of Special Collections at SUU, teaches Children's Literature to undergraduates and graduates and Information Literacy Skills to freshmen and sophomores. President... Read More →


Sunday October 14, 2018 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Acacia A (The Westin Las Vegas Hotel & Spa) 160 E Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89109, USA

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