Groups and Organizations
Society of American Archivists: Founded in 1936, the Society of American Archivists is North America’s oldest and largest national archival professional association. SAA’s mission is to serve the educational and informational needs of more than 5,500 individual and institutional members and to provide leadership to ensure the identification, preservation, and use of records of historical value.
National Council on Public History: NCPH advances the field of public history, promoting professionalism among history practitioners and encouraging their engagement with the public. We are a membership association of consultants, museum professionals, government historians, professors & students, archivists, teachers, cultural resource managers, curators, film & media producers, historical interpreters, policy advisors, and many others. Members confer at the annual meeting each spring and share their expertise in our journal and newsletter, and in several online formats.
New York Scapes: NewYorkScapes is a research community exploring the application of concepts, tools, and resources in the digital humanities to the study of urban space. Through conversation and collaboration among scholars, archivists, artists, and activists, it seeks to facilitate the development of projects related to interpretation, curation, and communication of the documentary record of New York City, and projects engaging with the aesthetics, art, literature, design and other experiences of the city.
NYU Society of American Archivists Student Chapter: A brand-new student chapter of SAA (founded 2009) for NYU students concentrating in or interested in archives.
American Historical Society Wiki: Site intended to be a clearinghouse of information about archival resources throughout the world.
Noteworthy Blogs and Podcasts
Archives Blogs: A syndicated collection of blogs by and for archivists.
Archives Next: A blog by Kate Theimer, former archivist at NARA, about the use of technology in archives, especially Web 2.0 technology.
Public Historian Blog: History on the web, in the museum, and beyond.
Digital Campus podcast: A biweekly discussion of how digital media and technology are affecting learning, teaching, and scholarship at colleges, universities, libraries, and museums.
Making History Podcast: Discussing the craft of making history.
NYU Main: New York University was founded in 1831 and enrolls over 40,000 students at 6 different locations in Manhattan and in countries around the world.
NYU Department of History: The NYU History Department offers courses in a broad array of subfields, including social, cultural, intellectual, environmental, legal, transnational and comparative history.
Poster Tips for Humanities Conference Posters
Graduate students presenting posters at humanities conferences will find these tips useful for creating posters that will impress conference participants.