2013 SAA Award for Educopia Publication
Educopia is proud to receive the 2013 Preservation Publication Award given by the Society of American Archivists (SAA) for the volume Aligning National Approaches to Digital Preservation.
The volume is available for download here.
Dr. Katherine Skinner is the Executive Director of the Educopia Institute (http://www.educopia.org), a not-for-profit educational organization that hosts inter-institutional, collaborative programs for the production, dissemination, and preservation of digital scholarship. She is the founding program director for the MetaArchive Cooperative, a community-owned and community-governed digital preservation network founded in 2004 that now has more than 50 member institutions in four countries. She also directs the Library Publishing Coalition project, a two-year initiative to create a new organization to support library publishing and scholarly communications activities in conjunction with more than 50 academic libraries.
Skinner received her Ph.D. from Emory University. She has co-edited three books and has authored and co-authored numerous reports and articles, including the recent ARL report: New Roles for New Times: Digital Curation for Preservation (2011). She regularly teaches graduate courses and workshops in digital librarianship topics and provides consultation services to groups that are planning or implementing digital scholarship and digital preservation programs.
Matt Schultz is currently serving as the Program Manager for the MetaArchive Cooperative, a program of the Educopia Institute. In addition to serving as Program Manager for MetaArchive, he is also Project Manager for the NEH-funded Chronicles in Preservation project (2011-2013) that is studying and documenting preservation readiness practices for born-digital and digitized newspapers. Matt graduated Spring 2009 with a Master of Science in Information degree at the University of Michigan's School of Information. He specialized in Archives & Records Management, Digital Preservation, and Human-Computer Interaction.
Sarah Lippincott is Program Manager for the Library Publishing Coalition project, a two-year initiative to create a new organization to support library publishing and scholarly communications activities in conjunction with more than 50 academic libraries. Lippincott received her MSLS from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her BA in the College of Letters and French Studies from Wesleyan University. Before joining Educopia, she worked as a communications consultant for ARL, SPARC, and the open access journal eLife.
Nick Krabbenhoeft is Project Manager for MetaArchive, a distributed dark archive network for cultural heritage organizations. In addition, he assists administratively with grant-funded projects pursued by the Educopia Institute. Nick will receive his MSI from the University of Michigan School of Information in 2013 and received his MA in Anatolian Cultural Heritage Management at Koç University and his BA in Art History and Mathematics at Indiana University. He has previously worked on projects with the Center for Research Libraries, the Art Institute of Chicago, the University of Michigan Libraries, and the Alanya Castle Site Management Office.