Do It Yourself & Community Archiving Symposium

Do It Yourself & Community Archiving Symposium

On Friday, November 11th, AMIA will offer a free Do It Yourself & Community Archiving Symposium as part of its annual Conference in Pittsburgh.  The Symposium, focused on community archives and independent media, is open to archivists and artists in the region. Archival materials coming from the independent media community, and archivists who support that community, often work against major hurdles: lack of funding, content not represented...

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Pittsburgh Food & Drink

Pittsburgh Food & Drink

Inside the Omni William Penn Food and drink options inside the hotel include the Terrace Room, Tap Room, Speakeasy, and Starbucks. *Bakersfield (bakersfieldtacos.com) Mexican Street Fare. Tacos. Whiskey. Tequila. 940 Penn Avenue (412) 586-5024 *Host of the AMIA Student Mixer Bluebird Kitchen (http://www.bluebirdkitchen.com) Artisan sandwiches, salads and pastries to go, $$ 221 Forbes Ave. (412) 642-4414 .4 miles Bea Taco Town...

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Things to do in Pittsburgh

Things to do in Pittsburgh

The AMIA 2016 Local Committee has been busy!!  In addition to tours, they’ve been working on the best things to do, to see, to eat, and to drink in Pittsburgh.  With 30 days left until the conference, we’ll be adding something new here every day! In no particular order … Bicycle Heaven, established in 2011 by Craig Morrow, is the country’s largest bike museum. You can also get your bike fixed, tuned up, or maybe trade...

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2016 Poster Sessions

2016 Poster Sessions

A poster presentation is one in which information is summarized using texts and images, and presented in a poster format. This is an excellent opportunity to highlight your repository, a digitization project, a research project or other initiative, and share your work with your colleagues.  More information is available here:  xxx link to website. Poster sessions will be November 10 and 11 (12-2pm) in the Vendor Cafe area of the conference...

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