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!

CONNECT View the current executive board members of SOURCE here. You can join our Facebook group, follow our Twitter account, and also email us with any questions at rutgers.source@gmail.com. Stay in touch with PaperPeople, the listserv we use to connect with you and post messages about jobs, conferences, etc. To subscribe you can send an email with ‘subscribe’ in the subject to comminfo_paperpeople-join@email.rutgers.edu or manage all your Rutgers email lists at https://it.rutgers.edu/email-distribution/mailman/

ARCHIVES AND PRESERVATION CONCENTRATION The Rutgers MI Program has an Archives and Preservation concentration! This academic focus 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.

All Meetings take place over zoom at 6pm on the third Wednesday of the month. Reminders sent out via PaperPeople.

  • October 18, 2023
  • November 15, 2023 – Join SOURCE via Zoom next Wednesday Nov. 15th at 6PM EST for our monthly
    meeting where we will be joined by Juber Ayala, the Vice President of the New Jersey Library Association’s History and Preservation Section, and Jacquelyn Oshman of the New Brunswick Public Library! They will introduce us to the H&P Section and its efforts to promote the work of NJ archivists, conservators, librarians, and institutions and to raise awareness of the amazing people and resources available to researchers. This is a fantastic chance for students to discover more about professional opportunities in the archives field and to meet people in these professions. Don’t miss it!
  • December 20, 2023

See our Calendar for upcoming events!

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.