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Group Looking for Accreditation of Archival Education by SAA

Just in case you haven’t seen the postings elsewhere – a group of archivists and archivists-in-training is gathering support for their Request to Appoint a Task Force to Examine the Feasibility of SAA Accreditation of Graduate Archival Education Programs. The plan is to submit this as an item for consideration by the Council of the Society of America Archivists at the annual meeting in San Francisco in August. The full text of the request is online, along with this recent update:

Update on July 29: We’ve received more time to collect feedback and support. If you are interested in signing on in support of this submission to SAA Council for their August 2008 meeting, please send an email to Christine Di Bella at by August 4, 2008. Please indicate whether you are an SAA member in your message.

Sound like something you might want to through your support behind? Take note of that fast approaching deadline and go take a look at the full text of the request.

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