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Welcome to the Society of Indiana Archivists!
Who We Are and What We Do
The Society of Indiana Archivists (SIA) is an organization of archivists, researchers, and others who are actively concerned with establishing, developing, preserving, promoting, and using archival collections.
SIA provides a forum for the exchange of information and ideas related to archival collections and best practices, and it serves as a liaison among individuals and institutions working with archival collections in the state.
2019 Fall Workshop
Less Product, More Joy: Practical Approaches for Reappraisal, Weeding, and Deaccessioning
Registration is closed for our October 11, 2019 workshop.
Signed up to attend? Visit our event page for details.
Did you know?
The site of our workshop is notable for the design as well as the namesake. The Bartholomew County Public Library main library building, Cleo Rogers Memorial Library, was designed by I. M. Pei and Partners, New York NY (1969). Cleo Rogers (1905-1964) was the county librarian for 28 years and assistant librarian for nine years.
Haun, D. (1973 May). Cleo Rogers Memorial Library. The Environmental Protection Agency's Program to Photographically Document Subjects of Environmental Concern, 1972 - 1977. National Archives and Records Administration, 546493. https://catalog.archives.gov/id/546493
Call for papers: SIA 2020 annual meeting
You are invited to contribute your knowledge and experience with colleagues from around the state! The 2020 SIA Annual Meeting will be held in Indianapolis, Indiana at the University of Indianapolis, Schwitzer Student Center on Friday, April 17th. We are looking for individual speakers, co-presenters, and panels. Speakers do not need to be SIA members. Students and new professionals are encouraged to submit a proposal. Sessions last approximately 35 minutes with at least 10 minutes for open discussion.