#AskAnArchivist Day

Ask an Archivist October 3


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.