LAC is calling it quits!

Thank you to everyone who came out to MARAC Newark! We hope you had a great time exploring the city and chatting with the great archivists that make up this organization.  Here are some highlights from the conference:


How Career Changers Redefine, Repurpose, and Renew the Archival Profession (And Themselves)

Is your archival career falling short of your expectations? Are you shouldering too many (or few) responsibilities? Are you looking for ways to advance (or jumpstart) your career?
Send your questions about how to transition into, out of, or within the archives profession to
Then plan on attending Session 22 at MARAC Newark on Saturday from 11.30 am to 1 pm –  How Career Changers Redefine, Repurpose, and Renew the Archival Profession (And Themselves) – to hear our panel provide answers and further the discussion based on their diverse experiences in and out of the archives profession.

Overflow Hotel Information

There are still a few rooms available at the Treat for Friday, April 21st only, but we have secured a room block at an overflow hotel:

Hampton Inn & Suites Newark-Harrison-Riverwalk

100 Passaic Avenue, Harrison, New Jersey, 07029

Group Name: MARAC Conference

Group Code: “MAR”

Rate: $139.

This rate is valid March 28 – April 2 so hurry!

To make reservations over the phone, call 1-800-HAMPTON (426-7866) using group code and group name.

Dining in Newark: MARAC Spring 2017

Guide to Newark restaurants and bars

By the MARAC Local Arrangements Committee

April 2017

Finding aid formatted in EAT, version 2017, by Angela Lawrence and Bob Vietrogoski

Descriptive Summary

Creator:          Newark Restaurateurs
Title:               Newark restaurants and bars
Dates:             April 20-22, 2017
Quantity:        50 establishments
Abstract:         Welcome MARAC attendees! This guide focuses on restaurants and bars within two miles of the conference site at the Robert Treat Hotel in downtown Newark, New Jersey.
Cuisines:         Asian, Barbeque/Southern, Brazilian, German, Halal, Indian, Italian/Pizza, Jersey diner, Kosher, Latin-Caribbean, Mexican, Portuguese, Pub Grub and Spanish
Repository:     Neighborhoods of Newark, New Jersey

Historical Note:  In addition to its long established neighborhood restaurants, the city of Newark is enjoying a resurgence of culinary activity.

Scope and Content Note: You won’t go hungry in Newark, a city with an exciting, evolving dining scene. And no MARAC conference hotel has ever been closer to a Whole Foods! Here is a select list of 50 places to eat in Newark. The various cuisines in this guide represent the vibrant and diverse cultures within the Brick City.

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