Online Course: Archives 101

Instructors: Kate Philipson, Archives Specialist, DHPSNY; Liyah Desher, Education Specialist Liyah Desher, DHPSNY
Dates: Monday, September 25 – Friday, October 13, 2023
Click here to Register.

Archives 101 is a 4-week, asynchronous course intended for individuals who manage cultural collections, with a focus on individuals who are new to working with archives, who may not have had formal archival training, or who are looking to refresh their knowledge of archival management basics. Topics covered in this online course include essential archival policies and procedures; fundamentals of appraisal, acquisitions, and accessioning; basic processing techniques and considerations; and access to collections.

Each weekly module will include the following:

  • Series of brief, pre-recorded, lectures presented by DHPSNY staff
  • Mini-quiz checkpoints to test your knowledge
  • Interactive discussion boards
  • Comprehensive resource guides

Register by Friday, September 22. Please note that this program has limited registration and is only offered to constituents representing institutions in New York. If you are registering from outside of New York State your registration may be denied.


When September 25, 2023
9:00am to October 13, 2023
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