Research Room closed during lunch on May 15

The research room will be closed from 11 am to 1:30 pm for the Staff Appreciation Day lunch on May 15.  We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience!

Digital Preservation Training August 2013!!!

Digital Preservation Training – Accepting Applications

Elmer E. Rasmuson Library, in partnership with the Library of Congress, will be hosting a Train the Trainer event August 13-16.

There is no cost for the workshop.

We are working hard to provide travel scholarships to attendees. Some scholarships are currently available for participants from rural communities. We are now accepting applications!

For more information, visit the Digital Preservation Outreach Education website.

Preserving your family treasures!

Check out this site by the Library of Congress. It offers many resources on preserving your family treasures.

http://www.loc.gov/preservation/family/

Preserving your family papers

Check out the National Archives’ tips on preserving your family papers!

http://www.archives.gov/preservation/family-archives/preserving-family-papers.html

April 21-27, 2013 is Preservation Week! Celebrate Preservation Week by checking out resources provided on this blog and on the library’s Facebook page.

Preservation Week Resources!!!

Check out this list of comprehensive resources for Preservation Week, provided by the  American Library Association.

http://www.ala.org/alcts/confevents/preswk/tools/comps

Celebrate Preservation Week!

April 21-27, 2013 is Preservation Week! Keep an eye on this blog and Rasmuson Library’s Facebook page for preservation tips & information!

Congratulations Charles Hilton!

Assistant Archivist, Charles Hilton, is the recipient of the Northwest Archivists Professional Development Scholarship for 2013.  This award will help fund his trip to the Western Archives Institute this summer from July 7th through the 19th.

The Western Archives Institute is a rigorous two week program providing instruction in basic archival practices co–sponsored by the Society of California Archivists and the California State Archives.  Charles will be learning more about reference and access, outreach programs, and processing collections.

Way to go Charles!

Winter carnival exhibits on level 2!!!

Check out the Fairbanks Winter Carnival exhibits on level 2. Exhibit case and display board feature reproductions from collections available on the Alaska Digital Archives. The display case in the research room contains original material!

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Celebrating Women’s History Month!

A big thank you to everyone who came out for Dr. Suzanne Summerville’s presentation last night!

Dr. Suzanne Summerville lecturing on Alaskan Women, Music, and the Final Frontier

Dr. Suzanne Summerville lecturing on Alaskan Women, Music, and the Final Frontier

Alaskan Women, Music, and the Final Frontier

Celebrate the end of Women’s History Month and join us for a presentation on Alaskan Women’s history by Dr. Suzanne Summerville.

Elmer E. Rasmuson Library Present Alaskan Women, Music,and the Final Frontier Dr. Suzanne Summerville

Elmer E. Rasmuson Library Present Alaskan Women, Music,and the Final Frontier
Dr. Suzanne Summerville

For more information on this event please contact Cat Williams at (907) 474-7224.