August 8, 2017 - No Comments!

LAAC Book Club No. 14

Join us for our next reading and meeting of the LAAC Book Club--where LA-area archivists and friends read and discuss publications exploring all matters archives.

The group will meet on Wednesday, Sept. 13, from 6:30-8 pm at The Faculty (707 N. Heliotrope Dr). Participants to the Book Club will be capped at 12. Please email hello@laacollective.org to reserve a spot.

We will continue our articles streak with A Labour of Love: The Affective Archives of Popular Music Culture, by Paul Long, Sarah Baker, Lauren Istvandity & Jez Collins, Archives and Records, 38:1, Spring 2017 and "Revolutionizing the Archival Record through Rap," by T-Kay Sangwand, Through the Archival Looking Glass: A Reader on Diversity and Inclusion, 2014.

Image: [Patron listening to a record in the Music Department at the Main Library], [n.d.], San Francisco Historical Photograph Collection, San Francisco Public Library. Source: Calisphere.

You can access the “A Labour of Love” here and we will coordinate “Revolutionizing the Archival Record through Rap” after you RSVP.

Can’t make the meeting, but are still reading the articles? Let us know!

 

July 18, 2017 - Comments Off on LAAC Midsummer Meetup at LACMA

LAAC Midsummer Meetup at LACMA

Join LAAC for a midsummer informal meetup at this free concert with Los Angeles trombonist, composer, and bandleader Jacques Voyemant!

Voyemant is founder and director of Jacques Voyemant SEPTET and the recently formed 22-piece jazz ensemble the Watermark Jazz Orchestra. Food and drinks will be for sale at the venue but no outside alcohol or glass bottles are permitted.

Photo courtesy lacma.org

Jacques Voyemant at LACMA

Fri, August 4, 2017

6pm

free!

 

We will meet near the Levitated Mass exhibit 20 minutes or so before the concert starts.

For more info on the Jazz at LACMA series plus directions, transit options, and parking information, see http://www.lacma.org/plan-your-visit

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.

June 16, 2017 - Comments Off on Tour of UCLA Library Preservation Studios

Tour of UCLA Library Preservation Studios

Join LAAC for a tour of the newly relocated UCLA Library Preservation Studios! 

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 2 pm; 20 Powell Library (ground floor)

Located on the ground floor of Powell Library, the studios provide expert services including disaster preparedness, environmental monitoring, reformatting printed materials, and includes a book bindery, paper conservation center, and A/V preservation stations. We will talk with the preservation professionals who perform incredible conservation interventions on the world-class collections at UCLA and other institutions. RSVP at https://goo.gl/forms/r91vGpM5L4dZGZa53

 

Check out the Preservation Studios blog at http://www.library.ucla.edu/blog/preservation for posts about recent projects, including lacquer disc preservation in Cuba by the Head of the Audiovisual Preservation Studio Yasmin Dessem!

May 31, 2017 - Comments Off on LAAC Book Club No. 13

LAAC Book Club No. 13

Join us for our next reading and meeting of the LAAC Book Club--where LA-area archivists and friends read and discuss publications exploring all matters archives.

The group will meet on Wednesday, June 28, from 6:30-8 pm at The Faculty (707 N. Heliotrope Dr). Participants to the Book Club will be capped at 12. Please email hello@laacollective.org to reserve a spot.

We will continue our articles streak with A Labour of Love: The Affective Archives of Popular Music Culture, by Paul Long, Sarah Baker, Lauren Istvandity & Jez Collins, Archives and Records, 38:1, Spring 2017.

 

You can access the article here.

Can’t make the meeting, but are still reading the article? Let us know!