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Special Collections & Archives Interest Group


SOLD OUT! Register now for the SCAig 2017 workshop: Preserving Scrapbooks in the Archives with Jennifer Hain Teper.

Friday, June 9, 2017, 9:15am-4:30pm at the University of Dayton.

The day will include tours of UD’s archives and special collections, lunch, and networking.
This workshop has been generously supported by the Midwest Archives Conference Speaker’s Bureau program—we thank MAC for its support of archival education in the Midwest!

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The purpose of the Special Collections and Archives Interest Group is to provide a vehicle with which to discuss and disseminate issues and developments pertinent to special collections and archives in Ohio academic libraries.

Goals & Objectives

  • To provide opportunities for networking with colleagues with similar interests.
  • To provide an opportunity for professional service and development within the state for special collections librarians.
  • To encourage discussion of topics relevant to academic special collections and archives.
  • To increase visibility of special collections and archival materials across the Ohio academic community.
  • To hold an annual meeting to discuss business for the upcoming year.
  • To hold an annual workshop to exchange ideas or techniques on issues or developments relevant to the special collections and archives field.
  • To encourage and sponsor more conference sessions, presentations, and panel discussions about topics related to special collections and archives.


Any member of ALAO who is interested in archives and special collections topics.

SCAIG Co-Chairs

Kathleen Siebert Medicus
Special Collections Cataloger
Special Collections & Archives, University Libraries
Kent State University
1125 Risman Drive
Kent, OH 44242
Janet Carleton
Digital Initiatives Coordinator
1 Ohio University
Alden Library Room 322
Athens, OH 45701-2978

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