The Outreach Committee promotes and publicizes VIVA and its resources and advocates VIVA's funding needs and the benefits that VIVA confers to appropriate agencies, organizations and legislative groups.
VIVA is pleased to accept SOLINET's Outstanding Library Program Award for 2003 for its Virginia Heritage Project. The award was granted for exceptional accomplishment in Preservation and Electronic Information.
The Virginia Heritage Project has two primary goals. The first goal is the creation of a large union searchable database of finding aids (approximately 35,000 pages) to archival collections in Virginia. The second goal is the development and implementation of a model for statewide dissemination of and training in newly emerging library standards and technologies.
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