New and Ongoing NDSR Programs

AAPB NDSR (based at WGBH, Boston) -

The mission of AAPB NDSR is to develop a National Digital Stewardship Residency program focused on the area of digital audiovisual preservation in public media.  Over the course of the next two years, the AAPB will send seven residents to serve out ten-month residencies in organizations around the country that create and hold public media content, working to develop effective digital stewardship models for this crucial aspect of American heritage. This program is the first of its kind as it will utilize a virtual mentorship model. 

 NDSR Art—Philadelphia Museum of Art with ARLIS/NA-

The Philadelphia Museum of Art will partner with the Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) to adapt the existing National Digital Stewardship residency (NDSR) program to create a curriculum focused on art information management.

 NDSR Biodiversity Heritage Library, Ernst Mayr Library of the Museum of Comparative Zoology (MCZ)

The Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL), led by the Ernst Mayr Library of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University (MCZ), will host a National Digital Stewardship Residency (NDSR) cohort. The NDSR cohort will include five residents from across the country, all graduates of LIS or related master's programs, in a collaborative project to improve tools, curation, and content stewardship at BHL.

 NDSR Symposium (based at METRO)

The Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO), in partnership with a coalition of National Digital Stewardship Residency (NDSR) organizers and stakeholders, will hold a symposium focused on evaluating and sharing the work performed over the first four years of NDSR programs.

  NDSR DC (based at Library of Congress) -

Residents of the NDSR program have the opportunity to develop, apply, and advance their digital stewardship knowledge and skills in real-world settings. Five candidates have been selected to participate in one of five paid residencies in Washington, D.C. area institutions from June 2015 - June 2016. 

NDSR NY (based at METRO) -

The NDSR-NY program works to develop the next generation of digital stewardship professionals by funding nine-month hands-on residencies for recent master’s degree recipients to complete digital stewardship projects at host institutions in the New York City area. NDSR-NY is funding a cohort of 5 residents in 2014-2015 and 5 residents in 2015-2016.