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A Conversation with Archivist of the United States David Ferriero

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Archivist of the United States David Ferriero has a conversation with Nicole Saylor, Head of the Archives at the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress. Who has the coolest collections? Perhaps we will find out! Moderated by SAA President Tanya Zanish-Belcher.

OPEN FORUM at ARCHIVES*RECORDS 2018.

Contributors

  • David S. Ferriero

    David S. Ferriero was confirmed as 10th Archivist of the United States on November 6, 2009.

    Previously, Mr. Ferriero served as the Andrew W. Mellon Director of the New York Public Libraries (NYPL). He was part of the leadership team responsible for integrating the four research libraries and 87 branch libraries into one seamless service for users, creating the largest public library system in the United States and one of the largest research libraries in the world. Mr. Ferriero was in charge of collection strategy; conservation; digital experience; reference and research services; and education, programming, and exhibitions.

  • Nicole Saylor

    Nicole Saylor has been Head of the Archives at the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, for 5½ years. She formerly was head of Digital Research and Publishing, University of Iowa Libraries.