The 2006 SAA A*CENSUS study identified a generational shift in the archival profession and recommended "making room in the archival profession for new workers" and working to "engage younger professionals in leadership roles within organizations." This study asked working archivists age 35 and under about their satisfaction with their work duties and work environment, as well as about their relationship with professional associations, to determine how to address the A*CENSUS action items. Results indicate that young archivists are generally satisfied with their day-to-day work. However, many young archivists have yet to serve in SAA positions and are unclear about the qualifications for service.

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