#snaprt joint chat

black and white photo of a cat nursing a kitten
From Our domestic animals, their habits, intelligence and usefulness / by Gos de Voogt (1907)

118th chat, Tuesday September 24 2019: #snaprt joint chat / labor issues in archives
6 pm Pacific / 7 pm Mountain / 8 pm Central / 9 pm Eastern

moderated by @kcrowe
Wakelet (compilation of tweets) (pdf) by @violetbfox

a joint chat between critlib and the Students and New Archives Professionals (SNAP) section of the Society of American Archivists (SAA)

note: Some of these questions may be difficult to answer candidly in a public forum like Twitter. Participants have a number of options for anonymity: you can send a direct message to @SNAP_Section, send a message to the SNAP RT through the anonymous form on this page, or tweet via the @CritLib_anon twitter account through the anonymous form on this page.

suggested resources:

Please share additional resources using #snaprt or #critlib on Twitter or through the SNAP section SAA listserv.

discussion questions:

  • Q1. What can archivists & librarians do to create greater solidarity in our professions? #critlib #snaprt #critarch
  • Q2. How do short term-funded projects in libs & archives contribute to perpetuation of systemic oppression in the info professions? #critlib #snaprt #critarch
  • Q3. How can lib & archives orgs advocate for & mitigate harm to workers? #critlib #snaprt #critarch
  • Q4. How can archivists & libs shift the perception of contingent work as necessary? #critlib #snaprt #critarch
  • Q5. How can supervisors of early career libs & archivists support new profs re: labor issues? #critlib #snaprt #critarch