NHPRC Will Offer “Grants Workshop” at Northwest Archivists’ Annual Meeting

Need some additional resources to complete a high-priority project at your repository? Perhaps the money is appealing but you are a little intimidated or confused by the land of federal grants? A full-day Grants Workshop at the Northwest Archivists' Annual Meeting will introduce attendees to the competitive archival grant programs at the National Archives and … Continue reading NHPRC Will Offer “Grants Workshop” at Northwest Archivists’ Annual Meeting

Access to Historical Records Webinars Announced

I would like to bring to your attention three upcoming webinars regarding NHPRC’s Access to Historical Records grant program. The webinar schedule and instructions appear at the end of the message. Here are the slides from the first webinar: AccessToHistoricalRecordsWebinar2 I revised the slides for the second and third webinars: AccessToHistoricalRecordsWebinar2 Here is the audio recording from … Continue reading Access to Historical Records Webinars Announced

Revised Strategic Plan Framework

Preface to the National Historical Publications and Records Commission Strategic Plan Framework The National Historical Publications and Records Commission enhances public access to historical records collections nationwide. The Commission works with state and local governments, historical societies, colleges and universities, and other nonprofit institutions in leading these access efforts through a modest but catalytic grants … Continue reading Revised Strategic Plan Framework

National Historical Publications and Records Commission Strategic Planning

  A full presentation of this plan is available on YouTube at https://youtu.be/BV2ZVLupFJ0 that will provide some background and context for the work of the NHPRC and how we drafted this Preliminary Strategic Planning Goals Framework, and we encourage you to review it. We welcome your comments here or at one of our Webinars scheduled … Continue reading National Historical Publications and Records Commission Strategic Planning

Webinars on Literacy & Engagement with Historical Records

NHPRC Webinars on Literacy and Engagement with Historical Records – 7/10 and 7/16 The National Historical Publications and Records Commission is offering for the second time grants to support Literacy and Engagement with Historical Records. The announcement is available here: http://www.archives.gov/nhprc/announcement/literacy.html Are you interested in organizing projects that will enhance the ability of people (students, … Continue reading Webinars on Literacy & Engagement with Historical Records

Webinars for State Government Electronic Records

Update: Thanks to all who attended these webinars. For those who requested copies of the slides, and for those who could not attend but would like to see the slides used during the webinar, they are available here: SGER2015   NHPRC will be hosting two webinars to answer questions of those interested in the State Government … Continue reading Webinars for State Government Electronic Records

Webinars for Digital Dissemination of Archival Collections

Update: Thanks to all who attended these webinars. For those who requested copies of the slides, and for those who could not attend but would like to see the slides used during the webinar, they are available here: DDACJune2015   NHPRC will be hosting two webinars to answer questions of those interested in the Digital Dissemination … Continue reading Webinars for Digital Dissemination of Archival Collections

Helping Smaller Archival Repositories Preserve Their Collections and Make Them Accessible

As I mentioned in a previous blog, the NHPRC is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the State Historical Records Advisory Boards (SHRABs) in 2015. The SHRABs in many of the states have received funding for regrant programs that permit them to make small grants of their own. These regrant funds are often awarded to smaller … Continue reading Helping Smaller Archival Repositories Preserve Their Collections and Make Them Accessible