ART and NYAC Join to Present the New York Archives Conference; Professional Development Grants Available


The New York Archives Conference (NYAC) has recently issued a press release announcing the dates and location for its upcoming conference. Their announcement also includes details regarding professional development grants to aid in the cost of registration for this event.

An excerpt from NYAC's press release:

Application deadline: Wednesday, April 19th, 2013, 5 pm

The New York Archives Conference (NYAC), sponsored jointly by the Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York, Inc. (ART) and NYAC, and co-sponsored by the Palmer School of Library and Information Science, will be held June 5-7, 2013, at LIU Post Campus of Long Island University, Brookville, NY.

Presentations on topics including career development, online development in archives, performing arts archives, archives and anniversaries, privacy and confidentiality in archives, integrating archives into high school/middle school projects, archives advocacy, student activism and archives, electronic records, archives and social media, and more, will be offered.

Find the complete announcement, eligibility requirements, and application at

NYAC and ART will together offer six $100 competitive professional development grants, three additional $100 grants will be provided by John A. Woods, and one $100 grant provided by the Suffolk County Library Association Division of Academic and Special Libraries (SCLA DASL) in order to assist archives students, archivists, librarians, and others with archives or records management responsibilities to attend the meeting.

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Further details about eligibility for these grants can be found within the full press release.