[Webinar] Archival Q&A with DHPSNY

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Date(s) - Feb 7 2019
10:00 am - 11:00 am

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Program Description:

Anastasia Matijkiw, Program Coordinator and Amelia Parks, Archives Specialist from Documentary Heritage Preservation Services of New York (DHPSNY) will present a Q&A session for those interested in learning more about DHPSNY as well as field-specific archival questions and best practices. Please submit your question ahead of time via this Google Form and tune in on February 7, 2019, to discover the answers to not only yours but concerns from others.

This program is free and open to NNYLN and ESLN members.

About DHPSNY:

Documentary Heritage and Preservation Services for New York (DHPSNY) is a statewide program that supports the vast network of unique library and archival repositories that safeguard New York’s historical records. DHPSNY provides a range of free services to eligible cultural institutions throughout the state, including archives, libraries, historical societies, and museums which operate programs to preserve and make accessible records of enduring value.

About the presenters:

Anastasia Matijkiw

As the Program Manager for the Documentary Heritage and Preservation Services for New York (DHPSNY) program at the Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts (CCAHA), Anastasia Matijkiw oversees the initiative, coordinating education programs, communications, outreach, and planning and assessment programs. She also develops and presents education programs and provides technical information to library and archival repositories in New York State. Prior to joining the staff in 2016, Anastasia worked at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania as the Surveying & Outreach Archivist for the Hidden Collections Initiative for Pennsylvania Small Archival Repositories. She also worked in the University of Pittsburgh Preservation Department, the Carnegie Museum of Art, and the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University. Anastasia is a member of the 2018 cohort of the Executive Program in Arts and Culture Strategy, a partnership between National Arts Strategies and the University of Pennsylvania. She received her MLIS in Archives, Preservation, and Records Management from the University of Pittsburgh and her BA in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations from the University of Pennsylvania.

Amelia Parks

As the Archives Specialist for the Documentary Heritage and Preservation Services for New York (DHPSNY) program, Amelia Parks conducts on-site archival needs assessments and assists with archival and preservation planning. She also develops and presents education programs and provides technical information to library and archival repositories in New York State. Before joining the staff in 2016, Amelia worked as a Resident Archivist for LA as Subject. She has worked at the Alexander Architectural Archive, the Sacramento Public Library, the California State Parks Archive, and the Granger Brethren Church Archive. She has also worked as a middle and high school teacher. Amelia received her MLIS in Archives and Preservation at the University of Texas at Austin and her BA in Art History at the University of California at Davis.


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