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Growing SNAC Cooperative Moves to UVa Library

Daniel Pitti, director of SNAC

Daniel Pitti, who has led the SNAC project since 2010 as associate director of IATH, will now serve as SNAC director as part of the UVa Library.  (Photo by Dan Addison, University Communications)

Growing SNAC Cooperative Moves to UVa Library

Receives $750K Grant from Mellon Foundation

The Social Networks and Archival Context (SNAC) Cooperative will be permanently housed at the UVA Library. Recently the Cooperative received a $750,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, to fund the final stage of the pilot phase. SNAC was started in 2010, and has expanded to more than 3.7 million descriptions of people, families, and organizations. 


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