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  • Matt Veatch, recently retired from the Kansas Historical Society as Kansas state archivist, is the 2021 Victoria Irons Walch Leadership Award recipient. Matt represents the best of the archival profession ...

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    Catheryne Popovitch of the Illinois State Archives is the 2021 recipient of the Council of State Archivists (CoSA) CoSA Rising Star Award, designed to acknowledge outstanding contributions by individual ...

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    The Connecticut State Historical Records Advisory Board (CT SHRAB) is the 2021 recipient of the Council of State Archivists- National Historical Publications and Records Commission’s State Historical Advisory ...

  • The Council of State Archivists (CoSA) is awarding Nancy Perkin Beaumont, outgoing Executive Director of the Society of American Archivists (SAA), the 2021 CoSA Advocacy for Archives Award. Nancy has advanced ...

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    2021 Events/Training Reimbursable for members who pay CoSA Base dues amount (as of 4/29/2021) CoSA member institutions that pay at least the base dues amount of $2,750 are eligible to receive up to half ...

  • MAYDAY Spring Appeal Underway

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    In March we marked the one-year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic. While much has changed because of it, we have high hopes that we will continue to rebound stronger and more resilient. This spring, ...

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    A joint statement issued by the Council of State Archivists, the National Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators, the Regional Archival Associations Consortium, and the Society of ...

  • The CoSA Board of Directors approved a statement last month committing the organization to examining its work and supporting member organizations as they address societal inequities and build a diverse ...

  • ARM Survey FAQ

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    Now that we are a few weeks into CoSA’s biennial Archives and Records Management survey collection, some Frequently Asked Questions have emerged. Where are my surveys? Several states have had issues ...

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    The nomination period for the CoSA-Ancestry Leadership Awards is now open, with nominations due on November 2. Please see the full announcement for more information and detailed application procedures. ...

  • It's (A)Live!!

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    The biennial Archives and Records Management Survey is live! By Veronica Martzahl On Friday, September 4, 2020, state archivists received a series of surveys that compose the FY2020 ARM Survey. Respondents ...

  • The Council of State Archivists (CoSA) endorses the call by the National Governors Association, the Council of State Governments, the National Conference of State Legislatures, and others for flexible, ...

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    New Emergency Preparedness Documents Available! A new series of four emergency preparedness guidance documents was released this month by CoSA with the generous corporate support from the Polygon ...

  • Just when you thought you’d finished digesting the data from the FY2018 State of State Records survey it’s time to start thinking about the next one! On Monday, April 13th New York State Archivist Tom ...

  • New Infographic: When to Trust Your Eyes

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    Pictures are compelling – articles and posts with photos have higher click-through rates than those without. But it is also easier than ever to create or alter images to influence how people think about ...