Andy Kolovos

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Dr Andy Kolovos

Professional Title: Other (please specify)
Other: Archivist and Co-Director

Primary domain: Folkore/ethnographic archives; audio preservation

Organization name: Vermont Folklife Center

Organization type: Small and Medium Enterprise

City / Country: Middlebury, VT - 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.