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Friday, August 18, 2017 - 10:04
Jason

DHPSNY has made a slight change to its free Planning & Assessment Services categories, with a separate application now available for condition surveys (formerly offered as conservation surveys).

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 15:32
Jason

Thanks to everyone who submitted applications for our summer 2017 Planning & Assessment Services round! Earlier this year, DHPSNY began accepting applications on a rolling basis, with application materials always available for download and three review periods scheduled throughout the year. The summer 2017 deadline just passed last week, and applications for our fall 2017 round are now open. Applications for the next round must be postmarked or received via email by Friday, November 17th.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 11:53
Jason

DHPSNY is always interested in improving the programs and services that we offer to New York's cultural heritage community. We are soliciting your input on topics for future workshops and webinars, as well as convenient dates and locations. Please take a moment to complete our survey. Your responses will directly impact next year's schedule!

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 09:52
Jason

The annual meeting of the Society of American Archivists is coming up later this month, and DHPSNY staff will be in attendance! This year's meeting takes place July 23-29 in Portland, Oregon, at the Portland Convention Center. As always, the conference will feature a variety of informative education sessions, workshops, special events, exhibits, and tours of local repositories. Click here for a complete schedule of events.

Monday, June 19, 2017 - 12:02
Jason

In March, we concluded our second Planning & Assessment Services application round, and we're excited to announce our latest group of awardees. From a competitive pool of applications, our field reviewers selected 19 organizations to receive free Archival Needs AssessmentsPreservation Surveys, and Strategic Planning assistance.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 12:54
Jason

The deadline for DHPSNY's summer application review period has been EXTENDED to Friday, July 14, 2017! Applications must be postmarked or received via email by the deadline to be considered for the summer 2017 application round. To learn more about each of our Planning & Assessment Services and determine which is right for your current organizational needs, visit our Planning & Assessment Services page.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 11:59
Jason

We're thrilled to announce the launch of our new Mentorship Program! If you plan to attend this year's New York Archives Conference next week in Utica, we encourage you to join us Thursday, June 8th, for a special Mentorship Luncheon where we'll share more information. You can also visit our Mentorship page right now to learn more and register.

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 16:55
Jason

Registration is open for this year's New York Archives Conference at Utica College, June 7th-9th! DHPSNY staff will be at Utica College on June 7th to present the interactive workshop, Disaster Response and Recovery: A Hands-on Intensive. We invite you to register for the workshop and stick around for the conference, where DHPSNY will also host a Mentorship Luncheon on Thursday afternoon, June 8th.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 10:18
Jason

Registration is open for our June workshop series, Disaster Response and Recovery: A Hands-on Intensive. We look forward to presenting this in-depth, interactive workshop in five locations throughout the State, beginning June 5th at the Marion H. Skidmore Library in Lily Dale!

Always free of charge, DHPSNY’s education programs promote interactive learning, networking, and collaboration while addressing the needs of professionals and volunteers responsible for the care and handling of historical records.

 

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 11:39
Jason

Yesterday marked our first webinar hosted by DHPSNY Archives Specialist Amelia Parks, and it was packed with essential information for anyone charged with establishing a clear and consistent system to process, arrange, and locate archival materials. The presentation introduced key terms and concepts while highlighting portions of the Society of American Archivists' publication, Describing Archives: A Content Standard.

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