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VIVA, The Virtual Library of Virginia, wins SOLINENT award for Virginia Heritage Project

Governor's Technology Gold Award

The Virtual Library of Virginia
For Immediate Release (May 20, 2003):

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.

For additional information contact:
Katherine A. Perry
VIVA Director
George Mason University
Fairfax, Virginia 22030-4444
Tel: 703-993-4652



VIVA is funded by the Virginia General Assembly and the VIVA member institutions, and is sponsored by the State Council of Higher Education (SCHEV).