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Print Archives Inventory

The purpose of the Archives is to collect, preserve, and make available for research and reference use those official Network records and those related records of the agricultural information community of sufficient historical, legal, fiscal and/or administrative value to warrant permanent preservation. The USAIN archives reside at the Life Sciences Library, Pennsylvania State University.


The USAIN Archives currently contains:



Membership Business Meetings


Procedures and Rules

Update Sessions ALA, SLA, ACE


President Reports to the Membership

Executive Council Rosters

Executive Council Minutes

Sponsored Events

Action Plan

Membership Survey Results

Role of USAIN in Special Projects Task Force 1999

Secretary/Treasurer Annual Report


AgNIC Agreement

AGRIIA Agreement

AIBDA Agreement

FAO Agreement


Committee Rosters

Awards and Honors Committee

Bylaws Committee

Communications Committee

Legislative and Government Relations Committee

White House Testimony

Membership Committee

Membership Directories 1990-

Mentoring Special Committee

Networking Committee

Nominations/Elections Committee

Preservation Committee

Preservation Steering Committee 1993-1998


Interest Group Rosters

Interest Group Restructure Task Force 2000-2001

AgNIC Interest Group

AGRICOLA Interest Group

Collection Management Interest Group

Document Delivery Interest Group

Rural Information Interest Group

Social Issues Interest Group

Technology Trends Interest Group


NAL Director Searches 1993, 2001

USDA 1993 Reorganization

NAL 2000 Renovation Celebration

NAL Updates


Bankard Account 1996-2000


Business Investment Account 1998-2001

Finance Committee/Budget Task Force

Finance Reports

Investment Account

Tax Information


Conference Planning Manual

Eastern European Agricultural Library Round Table

6th U.S./Central & Eastern European Agricultural Round Table

Inter-American Planning Workshop

1990 USAIN Inaugural Meeting

1991 Conference

1993 Conference

1995 Conference

1997 Conference

1999 Conference

2001 Conference

2003 Conference

2005 Conference

2006 Conference

2008 Conference

2010 Conference

2012 Conference

2014 Conference


Grant Agreement 59-32U4-0-9 USAIN Support

Grant Agreement 59-0101-1-40 Preservation Pre-Conference

National Preservation Plan

USDA Digital Publications Preservation Steering Committee

Agricultural Information Digital Archive

Preserving the History of U.S. Agriculture and Rural Life


Archives of AERO


USAIN Lapel Pins

Camera Ready USAIN Logo

1997 Conference Bag

1999 Conference Bag and Banner

2001 Conference Bag and Banner

2006 Welcome Poster

2012 Conference Bag


Compiled by Amy L. Paster, 12 July 2002, updated 24 September 2014