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angry researcher 

angry researcher 

angry researcher 

angry researcher 

angry researcher 

self doubt 

It was recommended to us to make it more specific, so we made the executive decision to limit it to self-identified first generation students.

Our goal is to have it pass through council before the end of the year. I'm simultaneously excited and terrified for the council portion of this process.

AH! Last year on that other site a bunch of archivists were discussing how SAA should offer a way for current archivists to sponsor student memberships. I chimed in saying that maybe it is something SNAP could spearhead.

Many moons later I've just sent out a draft for a "Student Membership Award" to the SNAP steering committee for review! 😬

Our cataloging system has started to freeze while I type out system requirements that are quite long. 😤

Since I’m in a mood I’ve decided to slog through all my wedding photos and finally pick which ones go in the professional album and which to get prints of. Really wish we didn’t have to pay $500 to get them released early. I’d really like to share them with the world.

Today is one of those I just want to stay home and make baked goods and sew kind of day.

🤔 so I haven’t figured out exactly how I want to use this space. I don’t feel committed to the professional in the digital but I’m too nervous to dump stuff like I do on that other site.

The RAC has just released Aurora, an open source application to receive, virus check, and validate transfers of digital records:


👋🏽 hi! Finally back and catching up on all the things! Also welcome to all the new people who’ve joined in the past few weeks!

personal, social media, life goings on 

bodily fluids 

In today's cataloging questions: If the package for a software item is missing the disks and only includes manuals should it be cataloged as text instead?

Most say yes, but I'm not so sure since I don't know how researchers search (or would search) for software manuals in our collection.

One of our volunteers makes stereograph cards and brought them in with his viewer to share with the staff. I am constantly amazed by the talents of our volunteers.

Anyway my world has been flipped upside down right before going to a free baseball game. I’m just having a hard time processing it all.

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