October 3 is #AskAnArchivist Day on Twitter!
This fun, Twitter-wide event gathers archivists from across the world to answer questions about day-to-day activities, educational backgrounds, favorite records, and pointers for the profession's next generation. Use the #AskAnArchivist hashtag and join us throughout the day as we chat about these great topics:
|All Day||@USNatArchives: Join us all day to chat about general activities in the life of a National Archives archivist.|
|8 - 9 am ET||
@CarterLibrary: Daria Labinsky explains how staff handle reference requests, whether they are by email or in person.
|9 - 10 am ET||@USNatArchives: Pam Wright, Chief Innovation Officer, discusses innovation at the National Archives.|
|10 - 11 am ET||@USNatArchives: Lauren Van Zandt, Matthew Heichelbech, and Alex Geitz talk about processing highlights in textual and special media.|
|11 am - 12 pm ET||@USNatArchives: Join Dong Eun Kim in the Preservation Lab with a special video #AskAnArchivist chat as she answers your questions and shows us the tools she uses to preserve our documents and our history.|
|11 am - 12 pm ET||
@Boston_Archives: Joe Keefe and Dan Fleming discuss records and digitization from the holdings of the National Archives at Boston.
|12 - 1 pm ET||
@atlantaarchives: Maureen Hill, Shane Bell, and Dez Wallen talk about Southeastern federal records in the National Archives at Atlanta.
|1 - 2 pm ET||
@ArchivesNYC: Angela Tudico and Kelly McAnnaney chat about what an archivist does all day.
|2 - 3 pm ET||
@Reagan_Library: Aimee Muller and Jenny Mandel share records and answer questions about President Ronald Reagan.
|3 - 4 pm ET||
@IkeLibrary: Samantha Kenner and Mary Burtzloff will be talking about Dwight D. Eisenhower and the holdings of his Presidential Library.
|4 - 5 pm ET||@HooverPresLib: End the day on high note with Spencer Howard as he talks about the Hoovers and Laura Ingalls Wilder, whose archive is part of the Hoover President Library.|