Category Archives: Tours

SAA@UCLA Student: Ethnomusicology Tour 11/19/13

Our tour to the Ethnomusicology archive was a fascinating look at cultural music and technologies. We first began with a conversation with archivists Aaron M. Bittel and Maureen Russell about the multifaceted work an ethnomusicology archive, and what tasks are … Continue reading

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Peterson Automotive Museum Tour 4/26/13

SAA@UCLA is hosting a tour of the Peterson Automotive Museum. The visit will include a talk hosted by museum professionals about their archives and collection policies and a tour of the vault (which has a lot of amazing old cars, motorcycles, … Continue reading

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Los Angeles City Hall GIS Tour 3/07/13 Recap & Photos

UCLA MLIS students and some invited guests got a behind-the-scenes tour of the inner-workings of the Geographic Information Services (GIS) Office at LA City Hall in Downtown last week. The GIS Office works within the larger City Planning Department.  It … Continue reading

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Los Angeles City Hall/GIS Tour 3/07/13

SAA@UCLA, in collaboration with ASIS&T, is hosting a tour of the Geographic Information Services (GIS) office at Los Angeles City Hall in Downtown. What is GIS? As the name suggests it’s a field which intersects between geography and information technology. In the case … Continue reading

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Las Vegas Trip 2/15/13 Recap & Photos

A group of 13 UCLA MLIS students, faculty, and friends traveled to Las Vegas on the weekend of February 15 for a weekend of archives, museums, tours, and a little debauchery. Friday afternoon started with a tour of University of … Continue reading

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Ronald Reagan Presidential Library Tour 2/07/13 Recap & Photos

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library is located about 45 minutes north of UCLA. This past Thursday, a group of UCLA MLIS students and IS professionals visited the Library and also had the opportunity to see the “Treasures of the Walt Disney … Continue reading

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ONE Archives Tour 2/1/13 Recap & Photos

A group of SAA@UCLA members visited the ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives today for a tour led by Project Archivist, Kyle Morgan. Founded in 1952, ONE is the oldest active LGBTQ organization in the United States. It is part … Continue reading

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