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Friday, December 15, 2017 - 12:05
Jason

With yesterday's Collection Management Policies webinar, this year's schedule of education programs officially drew to a close. As we wrap up 2017, more than 1,200 people from collecting institutions throughout New York State have taken advantage of DHPSNY's free educational webinars and workshops, and we're excited to carry that momentum into the New Year! Thanks again to everyone who joined us yesterday, and thanks to DHPSNY Archives Specialist Amelia Parks for a very informative presentation!

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 09:25
Jason

Thanks to everyone who joined us for yesterday’s webinar, Risk Assessment for Collecting Institutions. Samantha Forsko, Preservation Specialist at CCAHA, led our next-to-last session of 2017, which laid out all of the components of a thorough risk assessment, including guidelines for identifying risks and helpful mitigation strategies.

Friday, December 1, 2017 - 15:27
Jason

At DHPSNY, we love to learn as much as we can about collecting institutions of all kinds around the State, and we also enjoy meeting the people behind the scenes who work to carefully document and preserve the State’s rich history.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 12:05
Jason

The deadline to complete DHPSNY's annual Statewide Survey has been extended one last time to Friday, December 3rd, and we want to hear from you! This important survey was developed to identify urgent collections care needs in New York State, and your responses will directly shape future programs. Don't miss your final chance to write info@dhpsny.org and participate.

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 10:13
Jason

The deadline to complete DHPSNY's annual Statewide Survey has been extended to Friday, November 17th! This important survey was developed to help identify urgent collections care needs in New York State, and your responses will directly shape the scope and content of DHPSNY's programs and services. To participate, write info@dhpsny.org to receive a personalized link to complete the survey.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 09:32
Jason

Our annual statewide survey helps identify urgent collections care needs in New York State and guide the content of DHPSNY's free programs and services. The latest survey was emailed to collecting institutions across the State on Monday, November 6th, and is open through Friday, November 10th. If you would like to participate but didn't receive an email invitation, you can request one by emailing info@dhpsny.org.

Friday, October 27, 2017 - 11:12
Jason

Earlier this month, we began a busy period of conferences with the Greater Hudson Heritage Network's Annual Conference & Awards for Excellence.

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 17:06
Jason

We're excited to announce the publication of our first annual newsletter! The centerpiece of this issue, "Looking Back: Highlights from Our First Year," is a detailed rundown of all that we've accomplished since we went online in the fall of 2016, including a look back at our educational workshops, conference presentations, and Planning & Assesment site visits.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 16:38
Jason

Our latest webinar recording, The Importance of Strategic Planning, is now online! Thanks to our colleague Susan Weinrich, Vice President of Organizational and Community Development at the New York Council of Nonprofits (NYCON), who delivered a comprehensive overview of the strategic planning process that highlighted the importance of having a plan in place and how it can help your organization move forward.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 12:45
Jason

Earlier this year, DHPSNY began accepting Planning & Assessment Services applications on a rolling basis, with three review periods scheduled throughout the year. This summer, we concluded our second application review round of 2017, and we're excited to announce that we have awarded services to eight new organizations from around the State. You can learn more below about each institution in our latest Planning & Assessment class!

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