South Dakota State News
, 2022-09-29 07:58:32,
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sept. 29, 2022
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Governor proclaims October Archives Month
PIERRE, S.D. – Governor Kristi Noem has proclaimed October Archives Month in South Dakota to draw attention to preservation efforts that protect South Dakota’s history.
“Archives Month is an opportunity for archival repositories across the state to increase awareness of their collections and the important role that archives play in preserving the state’s history,” said State Archivist Chelle Somsen.
To help South Dakotans learn more about South Dakota history and the State Archives, the following activities are planned:
Monday, Oct. 10: Electronic Records Day
Oct. 10 is designated as Electronic Records Day by the Council of State Archivists. Electronic files are much more fragile than paper records, and their long-term survival requires attention and planning. Watch the State Archives social media on Electronic Records Day for tips on preserving and managing electronic files.
Wednesday, Oct. 12, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. CDT (8 a.m.-3 p.m. MDT): #AskAnArchivist Day
#AskAnArchivist Day is a national event sponsored by the Society of American Archivists. Follow the Twitter conversation using #AskAnArchivist and send questions to @SDArchives.
Friday, Oct. 14, 1 p.m. CDT, Rawlins…
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