Andy Kolovos

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Dr Andy Kolovos

Professional title: 
Other
Primary Domain/Field of Expertise (Other): 
Folkore/ethnographic archives; audio preservation
Other (professional title): 
Archivist and Co-Director
Organization name: 
Vermont Folklife Center
Organization type: 
Small and Medium Enterprise
City: 
Middlebury, VT
Country: 
United States

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I am the archivist and a staff folklorist at the Vermont Folklife Center where I am responsible for an ethnographic archival collection focused on the cultural practices and traditional arts of residents of the state of Vermont. I am a co-director of the National Folklore Archives Initiative and part of the team who developed the Folklore Collections Database (http://folklorecollections.org). I'm biased toward archival methods, theory and standards--I'll just get that out of the way right now. For what it's worth, I hold a PhD in Folklore and Ethnomusicology and an MLS, both from Indiana University.





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