Core Promoting Preservation Interest Group

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Purpose: Advocates for preservation of cultural heritage materials among librarians and non-librarians by offering educational opportunities and supporting outreach efforts both inside and outside of institutional library contexts. To promote understanding of preservation principles and objectives, development of preservation skill sets, and cultivation of potential preservation funding sources.

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This interest group is part of Core's Metadata and Collections Section.

SAA Preservation Section Preservation Week 2021 Twitter Conference Call for Presentation Submissions

  • 1.  SAA Preservation Section Preservation Week 2021 Twitter Conference Call for Presentation Submissions

    Posted 2 days ago
    The Society of American Archivists Preservation Section is holding a Twitter Conference on April 28 as part of Preservation Week 2021. This free and inclusive conference will cover a range of preservation related topics for archivists and librarians (or any interested party!). All submissions should be submitted via the presentation portal.  The submission deadline is April 9.

    Each speaker will have a 15 minute time slot allocated to their presentation. There is no theme beyond "preservation" with the hope that the will be subject matter of interested to a broad range of audiences to help support the educational mission of Preservation Week. Papers are encouraged from all forms of practitioners with a project or research on the preservation of library and archival materials. In particular, we would like to encourage submissions from students and individuals of diverse backgrounds and organizations. For more information, visit the conference page.

    If you have any questions, please contact Patrick Daglaris, SAA Preservation Section Communications Member:

    Brooke Morris-Chott
    Advocacy and EDI Program Officer
    Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures
    American Library Association