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Webinars for NHPRC Grant Applicants

by on August 11, 2014


We’ve scheduled webinars for people interested in applying for a grant from the NHPRC:

Application deadlines: DRAFT October 1, 2014; FINAL December 4, 2014.

Digital Dissemination of Archival Collections program with Nancy Melley.

The National Historical Publications and Records Commission invites applications for its new archival grant program to expand access to the nation’s most valuable archival resources. This grant program is designed to support the digitization of primary source materials with national historical significance. The program emphasizes the reuse of existing descriptive metadata and providing free online access to the digital surrogates.

A grant normally is for one to two years and for up to $150,000. The Commission expects to make up to 7 grants in this category for a total of up to $500,000. Grants begin no earlier than July 1, 2015.

Webinars will be held on the following dates and times:

Tuesday, August 19 @ 4:00 p.m. Eastern
Thursday, August 28 @ 4:00 p.m. Eastern
Wednesday, September 10 @ 3:00 p.m. Eastern

The webinar will be available at https://connect16.uc.att.com/gsa1/meet/?ExEventID=86764535; attendees will need to enter their name and email address.

State Government Electronic Records with Nancy Melley:

The National Historical Publications and Records Commission seeks projects that will accession, describe, preserve, and provide access to state government electronic records of enduring value. Only state archives are eligible to apply.

A grant normally is for one to three years and up to $200,000. The Commission expects to make 3 or more grants in this category, for a total of up to $600,000. Grants begin no earlier than July 1, 2015.

Thursday, August 21 @ 3 pm Eastern
Tuesday, September 9 @ 4 pm Eastern

The webinar will be available at https://connect16.uc.att.com/gsa1/meet/?ExEventID=86764535; attendees will need to enter their name and email address.

Literacy and Engagement with Historical Records with Lucy Barber:

The National Historical Publications and Records Commission seeks projects that explore ways to improve digital literacy and encourage citizen engagement with historical records.

Tuesday, August 26 @ 4:00 pm Eastern
Thursday, September 11 @ 3:00 pm Eastern

The webinar will be available at https://connect16.uc.att.com/gsa1/meet/?ExEventID=86503625; attendees will need to enter their name and email address.

 


Comments

Dennis Moser August 19, 2014 at 3:10 pm

This is the second time we have not been able to get to connect to the webinar … continuing to get the “You will join as soon as ALEXANDER LORCH starts the conference” message …

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