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LG-70-17-0196-17

Council of State Archivists
Fiscal Year: 
2017
Award: 
$210,240.00
City: 
Albany
State: 
NY
Recipient Type: 
Library
Program: 
National Leadership Grants for Libraries
Program Categories: 
National Digital Platform - Project

The Council of State Archivists (CoSA) will gather, develop, and share best practices and guidance materials to improve creation, management, preservation, and use of permanent state government digital records and information. CoSA will collaborate with the National Governors Association (NGA), the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO), the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS), and the Chief Officers of State Library Agencies (COSLA), as well as content creators in state government and users of government data, to help improve preservation and use of permanent state government electronic records. The project will result in the publication of five collaborative reports, ten case studies on electronic records or digital preservation issues, six webinars, and engagement with stakeholders through articles, conference presentations, and focus groups.