Dear NDSA,
Happy holidays to you all. Here's the latest news on what has been happening in the NDSA.

Updating people about the National Agenda continues!
Posters on the 2014 National Agenda were presented at DLF and ANADP2. The 2014 National Agenda briefing at CNI was well attended with great questions.
Proposals for posters have been submitted to IDCC and IASST about the 2014 National Agenda. If you're attending a conference and would like to submit a presentation or poster about the 2014 National Agenda, contact Erin Engle [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>.

Coordinating Committee Elections.

2014 NDSA Coordinating Committee elections were completed. Congratulations to:

*             Micah Altman, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

*             Robin Ruggaber, University of Virginia Library

We will look forward their contributions and leadership.

NDSA member renewals are underway.
As you may be aware, the MOU between early NDSA member organizations and The Library of Congress will to expire on December 31, 2013. Your organization will receive a renewal request and a revised MOU if it has not already. Please feel free to contact Michelle Gallinger ([log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>) if you have any questions about the process.

SAVE THE DATE: for the NDSA Philly Regional Meeting and Unconference
Thursday, January 23 - Friday, January 24, 2014
The Library Company of Philadelphia will be hosting Philadelphia's first National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA) Meeting, to be held on January 23rd and 24th in 2014.  Please mark your calendars and stay tuned for more information on this event.  Speakers will include Emily Gore from the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) along with a talk about the National Agenda for Digital Stewardship (identifies and communicates the challenges, opportunities, and priorities for digital preservation activities in the United States) and other lightning talks themed on standards for digital preservation.
NDSA Philly Regional Questions? Please contact
Nicole Scalessa, IT Manager, [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>

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.

CurateGear 2014: Enabling the Curation of Digital Collections, 8 January 2014, Chapel Hill, NC

NDSA Philly Regional Meeting and Unconference, 23-24 January 2014, Philadelphia, PA

ALA MidWinter, 24-28 January 2014, Philadelphia, PA

Document Recognition and Retrieval XX (2013), 5 - 7 February 2013, San Francisco, California, USA

iConference 2013, 12 - 15 February 2013, Fort Worth, Texas, USA

Have You Read:
Just Released: Staffing for Effective Digital Preservation: An NDSA Report

Do You Have Digital Preservation Tools? COPTR Needs You!

Content Matters Interview: The Montana State Library, Parts One and Two

BitCurator's Open Source Approach: An Interview With Cal Lee


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