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Subject: Call for nominations--SAA Preservation Publication Award

Call for nominations--SAA Preservation Publication Award

From: Stephanie> Kays <skays<-at->
Date: Monday, January 7, 2013
Call for nominations
Society of American Archivists Preservation Publication Award

The Society of American Archivists Preservation Publication Award
Subcommittee is seeking nominations for the prestigious Preservation
Publication Award.  Do you know of an outstanding
preservation-related work published in 2012?  Would you like to see
the author(s) or editor(s) recognized for contributing to
preservation and the archives profession?  Please consider
submitting a nomination prior to the deadline of February 28, 2013.

The nomination form is available at:

    <URL:http://www2.archivists.org/sites/all/files/Awardsform.pdf>

Additional information can be found at:

    <URL:http://www2.archivists.org/governance/handbook/section12-preservation>

I encourage you to check out the list of previous winners at the
bottom of this page.  Past winners have published important works on
a wide range of preservation topics, including general archives and
electronic records preservation, special media conservation,
facilities standards for archives, and emergency preparedness and
response.

Here is some additional information about the award from the SAA
website:

Purpose and Criteria for Selection: Established in 1993, this award
recognizes and acknowledges the author(s) or editor(s) of an
outstanding published work relating to archives preservation and,
through this acknowledgement, encourages outstanding achievement by
others.  The work can be an article, report, chapter, or monograph
in an audiovisual, electronic or print format.

The work must contribute to the advancement of the theory and
practice of preservation in archives institutions by introducing new
preservation theories, methods, or techniques; by codifying
principles and practices of archives preservation; by presenting the
results of innovative research on matters related to archives
preservation; by investigating preservation issues of current
interest and importance to the archives community; or by studying
aspects of the history of archives profession.

Eligibility: Awarded to the author(s) or editor(s) of an outstanding
preservation-related work that is of relevance to the archives
community and published in North America during the calendar year
preceding the date on which the award is giving.

Please feel free to contact me, or any other member of the
Preservation Publication Award Subcommittee, directly with any
questions you may have about the nomination process.

Stephanie Kays
Preservation Publication Award Subcommittee


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