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MATRIX Presents on H-Net E-Mail List Preservation at Annual SAA Meeting in Austin

26 August on Announcements, Conferences, Multimedia & Digital Archives  

Lisa Schmidt, electronic records archivist at MATRIX, participated in the Society of American Archivists (SAA) annual meeting in Austin, Texas, August 12-15. As part of the standing room only session "Building Sustainable Preservation Environments for Born-Digital Records: Three Case Studies," Ms. Schmidt delivered a presentation entitled "A Sustainable Preservation Plan: The H-Net E-Mail Lists." The presentation described the results of Schmidt's research on the preservation of the H-Net e-mail lists, a project funded by NHPRC.

Held jointly with the Council of State Archivists and themed "Sustainable Archives," the conference offered attendees opportunities in educational sessions, workshops, repository tours, section and roundtable meetings, special SAA business, social events, and networking. SAA is North America's oldest and largest national archival professional association.