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SAASC Meeting October 23

Posted By on October 17, 2012

Come to the Society of American Archivists Student Chapter at UWM

The meeting is at

October 23, 2012

in NWQ 3511


Watch Dr. Riter Live

Posted By on October 3, 2012

Check out Dr. Riter Live Thursday October 4th at 5pm (Central Time)

Click on link below:

Watch Dennis Meissner’s Talk

Posted By on October 3, 2012

To watch Dennis Meissner click on the links below



Come see Dr. Robert Riter at UWM

Posted By on September 28, 2012

Come see Robert Riter October 4th at 5pm at the NWQ B 3511


Come see Dr. Robert Riter on October 4th at 5pm at NWQ B 3511 (we will also be streaming for those online as well, will put up a link shortly)

Dr. Riter is Professor of Information Studies at the University of Alabama and will speak on how archival practice is defined through language.


For more about Dr. Riter’s work check out his article, Archives, their Reception, and the Nature of Archival Reading,  @

Did you Miss Dennis Meissner?

Posted By on September 28, 2012

Well, you’re in luck,

Here is the power point of his talk…

Dennis Meissner PP


Dennis Meissner Streamed Live

Posted By on September 26, 2012

Check out Dennis Meissner Streamed Live!

Thursday, September 27th  Noon -1:30

Click on link below:

Upcoming Event

Posted By on September 7, 2012

SAASC UWM is excited to announce an upcoming event on September 27th:


Come see Dennis Meissner on September 27 at UWM Union Room 181


Dennis Meissner is coming to UW-Milwaukee! One of the brains behind the innovative More Product, Less Process method of archival processing, Dennis Meissner is the Head of Collections Management at the Minnesota Historical Society and a Fellow of the Society of American Archivists. He is coming to Milwaukee to speak about the revolutionary, and sometimes controversial More Product, Less Process. Come see Dennis Meissner  September 27th 2012 from 12-1:30 in UWM Union Room 181


For more information about MPLP read Dennis Meissner and Mark A. Greene’s More Product, Less Process: Revamping Traditional Archiving Processing published  in the The American Archivist Vol. 68, No. 2 (Fall – Winter, 2005), pp. 208-263

Video of SAASC Meeting May 7 2012

Posted By on May 8, 2012

UWM SAASC Meeting Minutes May 7, 2012

Posted By on May 7, 2012

SAASC Meeting Minutes

When: May 7, 2012

Where NWQ 3511

Officers present:

Andrew Hunt—President

Renee Lefevre—Vice President

Carolin Kauten—Secretary

Lauren Gaines—Treasurer

Members in Attendance:

Megan Turok

Amanda Liske

Bethany Fuller

Steven Cologiovanni

Topics discussed:

Fall Events Ideas

Field Trip to Newberry Library in Chicago

Museum Studies/ Archives topic lecture.

Possible lecturers

Kate Timer

Matt Blessing: WHS

Frank Boles: Michigan

Dennis Misner: Talk about MPLP

A 3 people panel about MPLP

2.  Recruitment for the fall

 Suggestions to focus on more advertising for online students

Renee made a list of classes to visit next fall to talk about the org.

3.  Creating Swag


Tote bags

Possible tag lines “Respect the ‘Fonz’”, or a phrase with Sagamore county

4. Meetings to be set up this summer

 Andrew will send out an email to see what dates work best

5. There is a need to renew the org with the university and all officers need to be in                                    Panther Sync

6. Everyone gives a round of applause for those of us who are graduating and heading off into the real world “Good Luck!”.

4/9/12 Meeting Minutes

Posted By on April 10, 2012

The proceedings from our April 9th meeting are now available on the “Minutes” page.