The Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York, in conjunction with the Center for Jewish History, is organizing a one-day symposium with the aim of bringing together archivists, records managers, librarians, museum professionals, emergency responders, disaster recovery professionals, volunteers and the general public to address how professional and citizen archivists as well as related professionals can both better protect their collections from disaster and also become a resource for the larger community in disaster situations.
Date: Monday, October 7, 2013
Location: Center for Jewish History, New York, NY
All individual presentations will be 20 minutes long (10 page paper).
Submissions must include a title, name of author and institutional affiliation (if applicable), abstract (250
words max) and indication of technological requirements.
Individual papers or entire panel proposals accepted.
Deadline for proposals: August 1, 2013
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