Dear NDSA,

I hope all is well and that your work is progressing smoothly! Here's the latest news. Feel free to send updates to the list or to me personally at [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> if you would like me to include something you're working on in this monthly update.

NDSA nominated for SAA Archival Innovator Award:

As part of the nomination for this award, we pulled together a list of accomplishments that the NDSA has achieved over the last two years. I am very proud of the NDSA, the work we have all done over the last two years, and the impressive list of accomplishments we have! You all have translated organization and community knowledge into high-impact, practical solutions over the last two year. Congratulations!

Please see the attached document for a specific list. And if I've missed anything, please let me know! I'd love to update the document with any additional efforts that the NDSA has completed.

New Members:
Welcome to the newest members of the NDSA!
Student Chapter at Pitt (University of Pittsburgh)

Upcoming Conferences:
If you're going to one of the upcoming conferences, consider a meet up with other NDSA folks or mention of the NDSA work during your presentation. If you'd like to remind others about a conference or meeting you're hosting, please send an announcement to the list.

SPRUCE Hackathon Leeds: Unified Characterisation, 11 - 12 March 2013, Leeds, UK

Electronic Resources and Libraries Conference 2013, 17 - 20 March 2013, Austin, TX

4th International Multi-Conference on Complexity, Informatics and Cybernetics: 19 - 22 March 2013, Orlando, FL

Advanced XML: Further Adventures with XSLT, 25 - 27 March 2013, Washington, DC

Archiving 2013 and Curate Camp, 2 - 5 April 2013, Washington, DC

RDAP13: ASIS&T Research Data Access and Preservation Summit 2013, 4 - 5 April 2013, Baltimore, MD

Computers in Libraries 2013, 8 - 10 April 2013, Washington, DC

Have You Read:
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Community Building is What it's All About
Archives, Materiality and the "Agency of the Machine": An Interview with Wolfgang Ernst

The NDSA Digital Stewardship Glossary

Michelle Gallinger
Digital Programs Coordinator
Library of Congress
101 Independence Ave. SE
Washington, DC 20007
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