January 18, 2021

Audio Interview: “Georgia’s State Archives Closer To University System”

From Georgia Public Broadcasting:

The State Archives is in the process of moving from the Secretary of State’s control to the University System of Georgia.

A 9 member panel of academics, historians and librarians are coming up with recommendations for the Chancellor on how to transition control of the State Archives.

Clayton State University President Tim Hynes heads that panel.

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Hynes says he doesn’t expect the Archives mission to change and says it will have more resources under the University system.

”Existing programs in archival studies. There are a series of archives on campuses for those institutions that have available potentially, if not human resources, certainly intellectual capital that could contribute to the providing of services in the Archives.” he says.

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Listen to Georgia Public Broadcasting Interview with Tim Hynes (3:13)

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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