November Workshops Announced

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 16:17

We're excited to announce the first of our educational workshops! Join us Tuesday, November 15, in Highland or Thursday, November 17, in Glens Falls for Understanding Archives: An Introduction to Archival Basics, a discussion of archival fundamentals led by DHPSNY Program Coordinator Anastasia Matijkiw. Stay tuned for a third location to be announced shortly.

Proper archival procedures enable safe and effective management of collections, yet volunteers, historians, and those with archival responsibilities in addition to other duties may find themselves in the position of "archivist" without formal training in the profession. Topics covered during this workshop include the fundamentals of archival appraisal, acquisition, and access; proper storage materials; and the most common preservation problems found with paper-based archival collections. This workshop will also provide an overview of archival processing, arrangement, and description.

Presenter: Anastasia Matijkiw, Program Coordinator, DHPSNY
Registration: 9:15 - 9:30 AM
Program: 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Southeastern New York Library Resource Council
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
21 South Elting Corners Road
Highland, NY 12528
Click here to register.

Crandall Public Library
Thursday, November 17, 2016
251 Glen Street
Glens Falls, NY 12801
Click here to register.

DHPSNY’s workshops promote interactive learning, networking, and collaboration. Free for New York institutions, DHPSNY’s education programs address the needs of professionals and volunteers responsible for the care and handling of historical records. Presented throughout the state, workshops emphasize hands-on learning exercises and provide supplemental resources

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