Student Organization for Unique and Rare Collections Everywhere Student chapter of the Society of American Archivists

Welcome to SOURCE, the Student Organization for Unique and Rare Collections Everywhere, the Society of American Archivists Student Chapter at Rutgers! Join us as we address the interests of all MI students who wish to learn more about the many exciting areas of information science including: special collections, archives, preservation, digital archiving and librarianship, records management, museums, art librarianship, rare books, manuscripts, digital humanities, and more! So come to our monthly meetings, join us on trips, learn from expert guest speakers, and engage with like-minded students and alumni!

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ARCHIVES AND PRESERVATION CONCENTRATION The Rutgers MI Program has an Archives and Preservation concentration! This concentration helps prepare students in career areas such as archivist, digital archivist, digital curation, digital asset management, special librarian, and more! For more information, please contact the Faculty Coordinator of the Archives and Preservation concentration, and the Faculty Advisor for SOURCE, Dr. Marija Dalbello at dalbello@rutgers.edu. To learn more about the concentration please visit the Rutgers Archives and Preservation website.

Spring 2023 MEETING SCHEDULE (All Meetings Virtual)

Happy New Year! Check back soon for schedule dates!


SOURCE invites you to the first meeting of CARG-Critical Archives Reading
Group on Thursday, February 2 at 7:30pm EST. The purpose of this reading
group is to read and discuss critical perspectives of archives and archival
practice. We plan to read articles focusing on social justice, community
and participatory archives, ethics of care in the archives, and affective
experiences in the archives. Think Michelle Caswell and Marika Cifor, and

In our first meeting, we will be discussing two short articles, “The
National Archives <https://ivc.lib.rochester.edu/the-national-archives/>”
by Hazel Carby, and “Studying with Hazel Carby
<https://ivc.lib.rochester.edu/studying-with-hazel-carby/>” by Heather

CARG is an open, collaborative, and inclusive space, and is organized by
Erin Mustard and Carolyn Quimby. While Erin and Carolyn will be responsible
for facilitating the first meeting, we invite all participants to suggest
future readings, and/or become facilitators, if they wish.

If you have any questions, email Erin at erin.mustard@rutgers.edu.

Please register at the link below. We look forward to seeing you!

Registration link:


If interested in attending any events, please keep an eye out on the PaperPeople listserv or email rutgers.source@gmail.com for registration and zoom links.