April 2016 ICA Newsletter

See here: May 2016 ICA Newsletter

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New “Pick Your Site” Locations added for August 3rd, 2016 Exam

Ann Arbor (MI), Denver (CO), Honolulu (HI), Little Rock (AR), New York (NY), Raleigh (NC), San Antonio (TX), Tampa (FL), and Waco (TX) have all been approved as sites for the August 3 examination.

 These newly added cities join Philadelphia (PA) and Syracuse (NY) as “Pick Your Site” locations; Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles and Seattle were previously announced as pre-determined locations for the 2016 examination.  There are now 17 locations for the 2016 examination.

 With the closing of the Early Bird registration period on February 15, cities now need five candidates to qualify as “Pick Your Site” locations.  Houston and Washington (DC) have two candidates, while Albany (NY), Boise (ID), Buffalo, Charleston (SC), Davenport (IA), Kansas City, Montgomery (AL), New Orleans, Sacramento, St. Louis, Tucson, and Ventura/Thousand Oaks (CA) each have one.

 The deadline for applying for the examination is May 15.

For More Info See: http://www.certifiedarchivists.org/get-certified/test-locations/

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Philadelphia named for Pick-Your-Site Location, 2016

Philadelphia will be an exam site for the 2016 examination, thanks to support from Early Bird registrants.  Philadelphia joins predetermined sites Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles and Seattle as locations for the 2016 examination.

“Pick Your Site” locations need 5 or more candidates to be selected, but, only 3 candidates need to choose a “Pick Your Site” in the Early Bird registration process.

 Other locations that Early Bird candidates have listed as “Pick Your Site” locations are New York, San Antonio, and Tampa (two candidates each); and Albany (NY), Boise, Buffalo, Charleston (SC), Davenport (IA), Honolulu, Little Rock, Montgomery (AL), New Orleans, St. Louis, Ventura/Thousand Oaks (CA), and Washington (DC) (one candidate each).

 Reminder that Early Bird registration ends on February 15

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January 2016- ICA Newsletter now available!

Please click here to be directed to the newsletter.

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ICA Conference Call for Papers September 2016

 The call for papers for the Congress of the International Council on Archives, in Seoul, South Korea, from 5-10 September 2016 is now open.

 We invite you to submit proposals on the theme ” Archives, Harmony and

Friendship: ensuring cultural sensitivity, justice and cooperation in a globalized world “.

 More information about the Congress theme, topics and sessions is available here:

English            http://submit.ica2016.com/Abstracts_Guidelines.html

French             http://submit.ica2016.com/Abstracts_Guidelines_fra.html

Korean            http://submit.ica2016.com/Abstracts_Guidelines_kor.html

Submissions can be made online and close on 1 February 2016. If you have any questions about the call for papers contact the ICA at programme@ica.org.

 Please share this information with your colleagues, including those in other professional networks. We look forward to seeing you in Seoul!

The Congress Programme Committee

ICA – International Council on Archives

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Application Available for the 2016 Exam

You can now apply for the 2016 certification exam.

For more information go to https://certifiedarchivists.wufoo.com/forms/mss0i751jdqmok/

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Fall 2015 ACA Newsletter now available

Issue 90, Fall 2015

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October 2015 ICA Newsletter

Please see newsletter online here: http://oxi90.com/SRJPOUY58/ECEB4304EF44473084FCA5F8C5498EC9.php?utm_source=OxiMailing&utm_medium=e-mail&utm_campaign=Octobre2015


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NEW- ACA Cafe’ Press Store


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Updated ACA polo shirts are available for purchase for $10/each.

To purchase online: https://certifiedarchivists.wufoo.com/forms/aca-polo-shirts-order-form-201516/

They can be picked up at the SAA Annual meeting in Cleveland at the ACA table or mailed out for an additional $3.00. Please mail checks to ACA Secretariat, Steve Grandin, 1450 Western Avenue, Suite 101, Albany, NY 12203.


For members that are attending the SAA Annual Meeting in Cleveland show your support for ACA by wearing your polo shirt during the SAA conference and at the SAA Business Meeting on Saturday August 22, 2015.

See you in Cleveland!

2014-2015 ACA President

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