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December 19, 2017 - Comments Off on LAAC Candidate Bios

LAAC Candidate Bios

Candidate bios for LAAC leadership positions: Steering Committee Member, Secretary, Subcommittee Chairs

Malibu sewer issue, 1971. Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection. Accessed via Calisphere.



More info about positions and the election process can be found in our bylaws. Online ballot can be found here. Voting ends 1/3/18. Thank you for your participation!





Steering Committee Member (3-year term)

Grace Danico is an archivist for a private collection and freelances as an illustrator and designer. She currently serves as the chair of LAAC's Press and Publications subcommittee, where she designs products and leads a team of dedicated volunteers in publishing LAAC's quarterly Acid Free magazine.

Secretary (2-year term)

Courtney Dean is a project archivist at UCLA Library Special Collections where she works with graduate students in the Center for Primary Research and Training (CFPRT). She currently serves on the LAAC Steering Committee and Press and Publications subcommittee. Her favorite archival term is replevin.

Social Activities Subcommittee Chair (1-year term)

Angel Diaz is the Processing Archivist at UCLA Library Special Collections. She was formerly the institutional archivist at Los Angeles Metro and the California’s Gold Archivist at Chapman University. Angel’s professional interests include instruction with primary sources, outreach, and diversifying the profession.

Press and Publications Subcommittee Co-Chair (1-year term)

Jennie Freeburg is a practicing archivist specializing in music and the arts. She has been part of LAAC and the Press and Publications Committee for the past two years, and is very proud to have worked on every issue of Acid Free.

July 10, 2017 - Comments Off on LAAC Bylaws

LAAC Bylaws

Our new bylaws have been approved by the membership, and are now in effect. Many thanks to members that provided feedback. Read the bylaws in its entirety here.

February 28, 2017 - Comments Off on Spring Happy Hour

Spring Happy Hour

Thursday, March 23rd from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at the Hermosillo, a beer and wine bar in the Highland Park.

RSVP here.

February 28, 2017 - Comments Off on Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection – Behind the Scenes Tour

Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection – Behind the Scenes Tour

Join Senior Librarian Christina Rice for a guided tour of the Los Angeles Public Library's archive of more than 3 million historic photos. Rice will give an overview of the collection, including its history, what collections comprise the archive, and the challenges of overseeing an archival collection in a public library setting.  

Saturday, April 1
LAPL downtown branch

15 spots available!
Please RSVP here
Confirmation, directions, and parking information will be emailed prior to the tour.