Thursday, August 30, 2012

Deirdre Scaggs Appointed to State Board

Deirdre Scaggs, Associate Dean for Special Collections, has been appointed to the State Historical Records Advisory Board (SHRAB).  SHRAB is the central advisory body in the state for historical records planning and for those projects in Kentucky funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).  The SHRAB serves as a coordinating body to facilitate cooperation and communication among historical records repositories and information agencies within the state and as a state-level review body for proposals as defined in the Commission’s grant program guidelines.

The Board is composed of members who have experience or interest in the collection, administration, and use of historical records and are dedicated to the preservation and use of Kentucky’s documentary heritage.  The SHRAB is part of the State Archives and Records Commission, with members appointed by the State Librarian and staff support provided by the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives.  

Board members must have recognized experience in the administration of government records, historical records, or archives. T he State Archivist serves as Coordinator of the Board. The State Historical Records Advisory Board is coordinated by the Public Records Division, Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives.

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