achievements, sessions, workshops​

AwardCertificate of recognition for outreach and community work - Oklahoma Museums Association - September 2019

AwardAward and recognition for community outreach - Pioneer Library System East - August 2019

Fellowship: Smithsonian Institution Research Fellow in Electronic Records Management and Digital Archives - April, 2014.

Nomination: Emerging Leader Award with the Society of American Archivists – February 2017

​Publication: Changing of the Guard, Public Libraries Journal, Fall 2017

Publication: International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives, Journal no. 46, Pages 67-68 

Publication: Society of American Archivists, Archival Outlook, May-June, Pages 14-23

Publication: International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives, Journal no. 43, Pages 70-74 

Publication: Society of American Archivists, Recorded Sound Journal, Summer Edition, Pages 6-8

Podcast Feature: “JA Pryse” - Another DAM Podcast by Henrik de Gyor 2015

Feature: "Sound Preservation", Tulsa People Magazine. February 2015 Edition.

Feature: "Saving Sounds of the Past - JA Pryse”, Daily Oklahoman, June 12, 2014.

Feature: "Oklahoma Archivist Awarded Smithsonian Fellowship - JA Pryse", NewsOn6 of Tulsa, KRMG of Tulsa, Daily Oklahoman, Tulsa World. January 12, 2014.

Feature: The Journal Record, "People on the Move - JA Pryse - OHS archivist awarded Smithsonian fellowship”, January 14, 2014

Feature: The Journal Record, Section B “Preserving pages of history – JA Pryse Electronic Media Archivist” by Brian Brus. July 26, 2012

Feature: The Journal Record, “It’s a Living: Electronic media archivist” by Brian Brus. July 25, 2015

Articles: OHS Extra! Oklahoma Historical Society Monthly Newsletter: August 26, 2011, “George Shirk”, September 20, 2011 “Overholser Mansion”, November 1, 2011 “Spiro Mounds”, "Haskell B. Boggs" March 27, 2012, "Martha Royce Blaine Collection", November 6, 2012, "Holiday and Research Fun from the Comfort of Home!", November 27, 2012; "Blaine Live!" July 2, 2013.


Oklahoma Museums Association (OMA) – Executive Board Member, at large 2019

Committee: University of Oklahoma, Native American Studies, Tribal Collaboration Committee

Committee: University of Oklahoma, African American Advisory Committee

Society of Southwest Archivists (SSA) - Reference, Access & Outreach Section Steering Committee, 2018-2019

Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) - Oklahoma Representative 2014-2016

Oklahoma Cultural Heritage Trust 2012, 2013, 2014 – Executive Committee Chair


presentations – workshops - seminars

Oklahoma Humanities: Curiosity Fest – Oklahoma City, October 2019

Pioneer Library System – Continuing education and community engagement classes 2018-2019

Interactive Lake Thunderbird Digital History Lab Community Digitization with OU Senior Archivist JA Pryse-  

Be a Better Researcher! - Move Beyond "the Google" with OU Senior Archivist JA Pryse (2 classes) -

Preserve Your Family History with OU Senior Archivist JA Pryse – (3 classes)

Basics of Online (Cloud) Storage & Sharing with OU Senior Archivist JA Pryse (2 classes)-

Digital Preservation & Archiving with OU Senior Archivist JA Pryse (4 classes)-

Remote Transcription Project - The Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center Archives has embarked on a joint initiative to increase access to historical legislative documents by making item descriptions and digitized papers easier to find, analyze and utilize for research purposes

Tribal Language and Culture Collaboration Conference, University of Oklahoma, “Bridging the Gap”, April 19, 2019

Pioneer Genealogical Society: Ponca City, Oklahoma, May 12, 2016

Session Presentation: "How-To-Gateway"

Oklahoma Genealogical Society: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, March 2, 2015

Session Presentation: Digital Projects and Personal Archiving

Oklahoma Council on Economic Education: Norman Oklahoma, March 29, 2014.

Session Presentation: "The Gateway to Oklahoma History"

Oklahoma Library Association, Oklahoma     2013​

Session Presentation: "The Gateway to Oklahoma History"​

​​Saving Oklahoma Treasures - Collections Care Conference, Oklahoma     2013

Session Presentation: "Digitization and You: An Overview of Digitization's Role in Preservation"

Session Presentation and Expert Table Discussion Session: Recordings-moving images and sound digitization and preservation techniques

Expert Luncheon: Digital Practices

May Day at the Oklahoma State Capital - Call to Action

​Oklahoma Higher Education Heritage Society, Oklahoma     2013

Workshop Presentation: "Digitization of Your Collections for the Beginner: Oklahoma Archives and Special Collections for the 21st Century"

American Alliance of Museums (AAM) Annual Meeting, Baltimore     2013

Session Presentation, Poster: ​ "Digital Evolution: Innovative Survival"

Society of Southwest Archives (SSA) Annual Meeting, Austin     2013

Session Presentation, Poster: ​ "Digital Evolution: Innovative Survival"

Cross Timbers Library Collaborative Conference    Denton    2013

Session Presentation: "Large Scale Digitization"

Digital Frontiers Annual Meeting    Denton    2013

Session Presentation: "Digital Evolution"

Young Historians, Living Histories (YHLH) Collaborative Educational Program    Oklahoma City    2013

Workshop: Oral History, Asian Pacific Oral History