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LIU Post Hosts New York Archives Conference

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Rita Langdon,Associate Provost for Communications, Public Relations & Marketing
LIU Post, Long Island University
516-299-2333

Brookville, N.Y. -- The New York Archives Conference will hold its annual meeting at LIU Post on Wednesday, June 5 through Friday, June 7, 2013.

This year’s conference will be a joint meeting with the Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan NY, Inc., and will be co-sponsored by the Palmer School of Library and Information Science at Long Island University/LIU Post.

The New York Archives Conference is an organization that annually brings together archivists, manuscript curators, local historians, and local government record keepers to discuss issues of mutual concern to professional holders of historical records.

The conference will include workshops, a keynote address, conference sessions, a Thursday evening reception, Friday luncheon with speaker, and Friday afternoon tours. Speakers and attendees with explore a host of diverse subjects such as web archiving, archivists and activism, performing arts archives, institutional anniversaries and outreach. In addition, a special series of workshops and sessions have been designed for students and professionals new to the field.

On-campus housing will be available. For more information on the conference, visit http://www.nyarchivists.org/nyac/ or send an email to Pamela Cooley, NYAC co-chair (program) at pcooley@stny.rr.com, Kristine Boniello, NYAC co-chair (local arrangements) at boniellk@dowling.edu or Rachel Chatalbash, president, Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York, Inc., at president@nycarchivists.org.

Long Island University's Palmer School of Library and Information Science offers an online Advanced Certificate in Archives and Records Management that prepares students to preserve, manage and provide access to both temporary and permanent records of corporations, libraries, universities and non-profit organizations.  For more information call 516-299-2866 or visit http://liu.edu/CWPost/Academics/Schools/CEIS/PSLIS/Graduate-Programs/AC-ARM

LIU Post is a campus of Long Island University and is located at 720 Northern Boulevard in Brookville, New York.

Posted 03/06/2013

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