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Thursday, August 4 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
110 - Growing the Next Generation of Archivists Through Residency and Fellowship Programs

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Post-graduate residencies and fellowships are a new trend in archives and special collections. Not only do recent graduates get to apply knowledge learned in school, but host institutions benefit from the enthusiasm of new professionals. Representatives from three programs describe the highlights and challenges of their residency/fellowship programs. After this session perhaps you, too, will be inspired to host a residency or fellowship program!

Coulbourne: Growing the Next Generation of Archivists Through Residency and Fellowship Programs
Smigel: Fellowships at Dance Heritge Coalition: From Training to Autonomy to Serve Multiformat Collections

Chair
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Ellen Jarosz

Head of Special Collections & Archives, California State University Northridge
Ellen Jarosz is Head of Special Collections and Archives at California State University Northridge in Los Angeles, and Immediate Past President of the Society of California Archivists. She is Associate Administrator of the Western Archives Institute, and serves as a mentor for the IMLS-funded L.A. as Subject Residency Program.

Speakers
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George Coulbourne

Chief, Internships and Fellowships, Library of Congress
Library of Congress
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Libby Smigel

Dance Archivist, Library of Congress
Libby Smigel MFA PhD served as Executive Director of Dance Heritage Coalition from 2009 to 2015, during which time she redesigned the DHC Fellows program for the IMLS-funded initiative that she will discuss in this session. She designed and secured funding from CLIR Hidden Collections for a six-site processing project that trained and managed early-career DHC Fellows. She also co-authored DHC's Statement on Fair Use of Dance-Related Materials and... Read More →


Thursday August 4, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 208/209 Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

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