Grant Cycle 2018-2020

2018-2020 Grant Cycle Events & Outreach 

 

EVENTS AND OUTREACH

Date & Event / Outreach

Place

Audience & Count

Notes

Sept. 26-28, 2018
NDNP Annual Meeting

Washington DC

NDNP grant recipients, Library of Congress, National Endowment for the Humanities 

 

October 14, 2018

NV Library Association Conference

Westin Hotel Las Vegas, NV

Librarians, information professionals, and other members of the NLA, 15 people

Presentation: Historic News content, K-12, scholar, lifelong learner, genealogist use, and demo on search, clip, save. 
(We received positive feedback on the NLA assessment from audience.)

November 5-9, 2018

Nevada EdChat
Co-Facilitator

Twitter

Teacher Ed Chat: 10 participants. Participants mostly Nevada; few outside

An educational chat occurred November 5; co-facilitated: Carrie Stewart (NDNP) with UNLV Education Department, Dr. Fawn Canady (expertise in Literacy Education, media literacy, and visual literacy)

5 questions discussed

January 23, 2019

Transfer Student Mixer

UNLV Libraries
Goldfield Room
2-5pm

100+ UNLV Students (transfer in)

Stacey Fott and Cory Lampert table/attended

February 15, 2019

Marina Georgieva, former Project Manager for this project, published an article with colleagues – Our project is highlighted!

Journal of Contemporary Archival Studies

Field Professional Community

Citation: Lapworth, Emily; Jones, Sarah; and Georgieva, Marina (2019) “Microfilm, Manuscripts, and Photographs: A Case Study Comparing Three Large-Scale Digitization Projects,” Journal of Contemporary Archival Studies: Vol. 6, Article 5. 
Available at: https://elischolar.library.yale.edu/jcas/vol6/iss1/5

February 25, 2019

Staff Workshop:
Creating a WordPress website

UNLV Libraries

Rhyolite Room

UNLV Libraries Staff

15

This class was taught by Marina Georgieva, former NDNP Project Manager. The project website was used as the class website / WordPress model and all activities of class utilized NDNP materials. https://nvdnp.wordpress.com/

April 16, 2019


1872 Masonic Time Capsule Revealed

 

Mayor of Reno, Hillary Schieve presided

Cargo Concert Hall

 
Hosted by Whitney Peak Hotel

255 N Virginia St.
Reno, NV

Open to public; invite via Facebook- Public

 

637 “interested”

2 articles from 1872 announcing the cornerstone ceremony; posted to the invite via Facebook: The Daily state register. (Carson City, Nev.), 08 Oct. 1872. & Gold Hill daily news. (Gold Hill, Nev.),
12 Oct. 1872.

May 10, 2019

Statewide Digitization Workshop

UNLV Libraries Goldfield Room


Professionals from libraries, museum, agencies across the state*

Tabled and gave away promo material during breaks; participated in workshop sessions

May 15, 2019

Career Day

Glen Taylor Elementary School
Henderson, NV

3rd grade students, Estimated 25

Provided buttons, post cards, and bookmarks (teachers received ‘Chronicling America’ posters!)

June 10, 2019

Nevada State Library

NDNP team and NSLA

Partner Meeting

June 11, 2019

Storey County Community Library

Librarian

Outreach – Intro to project and left bookmarks, post cards, and information sheets

June 11, 2019

Historic Fourth Ward School

Curator

Outreach – Intro to project and left bookmarks, post cards, and information sheets

June 11, 2019

Comstock Fireman’s Museum

Staff

Outreach – Intro to project and left bookmarks, post cards, and information sheets

June 11, 2019

Silver Queen Hotel

Staff

Outreach – Intro to project and left bookmarks, post cards, and information sheets

June 13, 2019
June 14, 2019

Traner Middle School Library

School Librarian and Washoe County Program Specialist

Outreach and K-12 outreach

June 2019

International Directory of National Archives
Spotlight for International Archives week and Day

Online- reader

Guest blog for International Archives Week (thank you, Heather, for the opportunity!)

March 2020

Contextual Alternate: Drafts of History

Exhibition to open in London 2021.

https://www.contextualternate.com/ 

We sent LVRJ on 03/10/2020; unfortunately, that was the only paper left on news-stand (The Sun was sold out) *Received confirmation paper recvd 04/20/2020

September 2020 NDNP Annual Meeting 

Online

 

NDNP grant recipients, Library of Congress, National Endowment for the Humanities

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