November 20, 2017
WESTPAS (the Western States and Territories Preservation Assistance Service) is holding one more FREE disaster preparedness workshop on Monday, December 4, 2017 in Socorro, New Mexico. If you are interested, please sign up as quickly as possible to ensure that the registration minimum is net before the close of online registration on Monday, November 27th.
Registration is available at the WESTPAS website.
An additional workshop has been scheduled for Friday, December 15, 2017 in Park City, Utah. Registration for this event will be available through the WESTPAS calendar, at http://tinyurl.com/ot4kve2.
November 3, 2017
CIMA Council is calling for volunteers to serve on the 2018 CIMA Awards Committee. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with colleagues in the region and help honor those who have left their mark on CIMA and the archival profession in the west. If you are interested please contact Michael Frazier (email@example.com) directly.
There is also an opportunity to let everyone know that they are also taking volunteers on our 2018 CIMA Annual Conference Program Committee. If you are interested in that professional service opportunity please contact Jim Kichas (firstname.lastname@example.org) directly.
October 27, 2017
The minutes from the July 18, 2017 meeting of CIMA Council are available here.
October 23, 2017
Please save the date and join us for the 2018 CIMA Annual Conference that will be held at the Sheraton in Salt Lake City, May 23-25th, 2018. Conference information will be released soon. In the meantime, book your room at the Sheraton at a special discounted conference rate by visiting https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/events/start.action?id=1710025614&key=305518D0
September 11, 2017
The 2017 Utah Archives Month website is now available, and features information on upcoming Archives Month events that will be held throughout Utah in October. Institutions in Utah are encouraged to use the website to advertise the events they are planning in October. Events can be submitted using the online submission form.
August 28, 2017
The Utah 2017 CIMA Fall Caucus will take place at the Utah State Archives in Salt Lake City on October 27, 2017. This is a FREE event, and we encourage you to pass along the invite to anyone in your institution who might be interested (and not currently a CIMA member). Information, including a tentative agenda, can be found on the online registration form. If you are planning on attending please register using that form ASAP so that we can have an accurate headcount for planning purposes.
Additional information about the event is also available on the Conferences page.
August 24, 2017
Brigham Young University is seeking a Curator of Audiovisual Materials and Media Arts History. This continuing faculty status track position (equivalent of tenure) will be responsible for helping students, faculty, and other researchers connect with unique audio, video, photographic, and motion picture materials. The successful applicant will have a unique opportunity to oversee a world-class collection of motion picture related materials and other items of enduring historical interest. This position also presents the challenge of being immersed in historical audiovisual formats while also exploring emerging technologies related to discovery, access, and preservation.
For more information about the position and to apply, visit the BYU job posting at:
https://hrms.byu.edu/psc/ps/PUBLIC/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Employee&SiteId=70&JobOpeningId=64683&PostingSeq=1. Review of applications will begin September 1, 2017.