Category Archive: Collections Professionals

Collective Wisdom: Cross-Sector Collaborations

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We often hear talk about engaging in partnerships and collaborations, which can take a wide variety of forms and cover a vast range of topics, but we rarely talk about cross-sector collaborations between… Continue reading

Natural History Conferences: Fall Roundup

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This month the SPNHC EPG blog brings you recaps of several natural history conferences from this fall (in case you weren’t able to make it to all of them!): the annual meetings of… Continue reading

EPC Quarterly Meeting Announcements and Opportunities for Involvement in SPNHC

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The Emerging Professionals Committee (EPC) held its fall quarterly meeting last month. A number of topics arose that we feel are important to bring to the attention of the broader Emerging Professionals Group… Continue reading

Recap: Emerging Professionals at the SPNHC Annual Meeting

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The Emerging Professionals of SPNHC were very active at this year’s Annual Meeting of SPNHC in Gainesville, Florida. We hosted two events and held an official committee meeting, and even brought our own… Continue reading

Call for Proposals for Emerging Professionals session at SPNHC 2015

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The Emerging Professionals Committee will be hosting a special session at SPNHC 2015 in Gainesville, FL (May 17-23, 2015). The session will most likely be on Friday afternoon and talks will be limited… Continue reading

“Smart Collecting”: A New Collecting Culture

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Guest post by Adele Crane During the 1993 outbreak of a novel hantavirus in the Four Corners region of the United States, an effort to locate the origin of the virus included investigating… Continue reading

Growing a Collaborative Community with the Natural Science Archives Association

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Guest post by┬áJulia Blase Last August, at the Society of American Archivists annual meeting, a group of professionals began to gather around discussions about the intertwined issues faced by those of us who… Continue reading

EPG Events in Cardiff

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Since this is the month of the SPNHC Meeting, we will not be doing a regular blog post. We hope you come back for next month’s post by Nathan Whelan who is doing… Continue reading

Public Lands, Public Fossils: The 10th Conference on Fossil Resources

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Post written by Katie McComas & Lindsay Walker and reviewed by Talia Karim. The Conference on Fossil Resources (CFR) has been held every two to five years since 1986, and focuses on the… Continue reading