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Rockefeller Archive Center joins the OCLC Research Library Partnership – Plus More ATG News & Announcements for 7/10/24

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OCLC Research reports thatThe Rockefeller Archive Center (RAC) joins the OCLC Research Library Partnership (RLP) as a Partner.

The RAC collects, manages, preserves, and provides broad and equitable access to the historical records of philanthropy and other efforts to work on behalf of the public good to inspire critical analysis and contribution of knowledge to diverse learning communities throughout the world. It holds the archives of a large and growing number of philanthropic institutions, including the Rockefeller Foundation, the Ford Foundation, the Knight Foundation, the Hewlett Foundation, and many other foundations and civil society organizations, as well as the papers of individuals associated with these organizations.

In the RAC’s collections, researchers from all over the world can explore topics ranging from the history of medicine, science, and public health to such fields as the arts, agriculture, social sciences, urban affairs, and public policy. …”

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The Charleston Library Conference is shaping up to be another incredible event, gathering industry leaders, professionals, and innovators to explore the latest trends and shape the future of our field.

This week brings us two conference deadlines.

Important Deadlines:

  • Call for Papers Submission: Due this Wednesday, July 10. Share your insights and innovations with our diverse audience. You can learn more and submit proposals HERE.
  • Extra Early Bird Registration: Ends this Friday, July 12. Register now to secure the best rate and access to both in-person and virtual sessions. Hotel guest room blocks are also now open and fill quickly, so Book Online as soon as possible.

Conference Highlights:

  • Fireside Chat with Katina Strauch and Richard Charkin
  • Keynote Plenary by Dr. Tonya Matthews, President and CEO of the International African American History Museum
  • Long Arm of the Law Panel with industry experts

Registration Includes:

  • Registration for the in-person conference in Charleston, S.C., November 11-15 and the virtual conference December 9-13. 
  • Full access to all sessions, Vendor Showcase, networking opportunities, and special events such as the Welcome Reception and the Conference Reception at the South Carolina Aquarium.
  • Group discounts (20% off for 4+ people from the same organization), scholarships, and volunteer opportunities available (including special opportunities for MLIS students). 

For more information and to register, visit Charleston Conference Registration.

We look forward to your participation and hope to see you in Charleston!

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