Committee Progress Report

NOTE: ** = Required Field

**Type of report being submitted:  Committee Progress Report


**Date:  July 12, 2004


**Committee Name:  Archives Committee


**Supervising Board Member:  Chrissie Anderson Peters (Supervising Board Member)


**Chair, Co-Chairs, Assistant Chairs:  Anna M. Ferris, Xan Goodman (Co-chairs)


**Committee members:  William W. Armstrong, Jean Cabral, Kelly Leu, Tanzi Merritt, Melissa Rabey, Nyama Reed, Linda Reynolds, Allison Thiem, Suzanne Vesely, Wendy Westgate


**2004 - 2005 Project Description / Goals: 

1)                  Provide access to NMRT's records via the NMRT Archives Database 

2)                  Create a comprehensive set of procedures and guidelines for the harvesting of NMRT records and the inclusion of such records in the NMRT Archives Database (


**Specific Objectives (numbers, tangible end-products): 

1)        The last batch of Committee and Officer Progress Reports has been input into the database.  Final reports are beginning to come in and will be divided amongst Archive Committee members for input into the database.

2)         Paper copies of the 2002-2003 reports already accessible in the database have been compiled and are ready to be sent to the ALA Archives at U of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana; the batch of 2003-2004 reports are being printed and organized in the same way and will be sent with the 2002-2003 reports.

3)         Updates have been made to the Archives Committee entry in the NMRT Handbook. Revisions will be sent out to committee members for their comments.


Financial Report Section:


Your budget appropriation (see budget)

a. N/A

Amount which you have spent so far this year

b. N/A

Your estimated additional expenses this year

c. N/A

Total of amount spent and additional "estimated" expenses for this year (b+c)

d. N/A

Difference between budgeted amount and total expenses from above (a-d)

e. N/A



f. Vendor support planned or anticipated for the year (either money or in-kind gifts), list here:  N/A


g. Vendor support requested: (From the above list, what, if any, has been requested from the Exhibitor Contact and Relations Committee?)  N/A


h. Vendor support received: (From the above list, what if any, has been received?)  N/A


Specific Needs/Support (non-financial): (For the categories below, please include approximate date service needed)

a. Web Support (help with webpage creation, web form creation, web database, web database, scripting, etc):  NMRT Archives Database server is maintained at LSU.  (Contact person:  William W. Armstrong)


b. On-site conference volunteers: (include estimated numbers needed and brief job description)


c. Publicity planned for the committee (posting to other discussion lists, official press release for webpage, etc.):  N/A


**Report submitted by:  Xan Goodman


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