New York Caucus News

Author: Susan Woodland, New York state caucus rep

The New York state caucus is pleased to report that Pratt Institute Information and Library Science faculty member Anthony Cocciolo has been recognized by the Library of Congress with a National Digital Stewardship Alliance Innovation Award. For the complete press release from Pratt, please click here.

The award is one of a series of awards created last year by the National Digital Stewardship Alliance Innovation Working Group at the Library of Congress to recognize innovative work in digital preservation. For more information about the awards, the Alliance, and the program at the Library of Congress, please click here.

In other news, the Archivists’ Round Table of Metropolitan New York (ART) in collaboration with the New School Archives and Special Collections is sponsoring a symposium, “Archives and Activism”, to bring together a diverse group of archivists, activists, students, and theorists with the aim of facilitating discussion of their respective concerns. The symposium will take place on Friday, October 12, 2012 during Archives Week. Please watch the ART website for more information on the symposium and plan to attend.

And we sadly note the loss of Michael Nash, Head of the Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives at New York University.

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