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Registration Deadline : September 30, 2022
A FREE 5-part webinar series.
Presented by The Connecticut League of History Organizations and Conservation ConneCTion with a grant from the National Historic Publications & Records Commission.
When: October 4, 11, 18, 25, and November 1, 2022
Time: 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Where: Wherever you watch webinars.
This series of five, 1-hour live webinars provides information and instruction in the basics of archival management, including archival acquisition & appraisal; arrangement & description; creating finding aids; preservation storage & housing; and access with emphasis on best standards and practices, as well as low-cost solutions. The webinars are designed for staff and volunteers from historical societies, libraries, museums, archives and other cultural heritage organizations with historic record collections.
October 4: The Basics of Archival Acquisition and Appraisal, presented by Martha Lund Smalley, Archives Consultant.
October 11: The Fundamentals of Archival Arrangement and Description, presented by Linda Hocking, Curator of Library & Archives, Litchfield Historical Society and Leith Johnson, Archives Consultant
October 18: Creating Finding Aids, presented by Brian Stevens, WCSU Archivist and Special Collections Librarian.
October 25: Preservation Storage & Housing of Archives Collection: Guidelines & Solutions, presented by Tara Kennedy, Preservation Services Librarian, Yale University Library.
November 1: Making Your Archives Accessible, presented by Diane Lee, Connecticut Collections,
Special Requirement: To participate in this webinar series you will need to have a Gmail account so you can access Google Classroom. Gmail is a free service. If you don’t have a Gmail account here is information on how to create one - https://support.google.com/mail/answer/56256?hl=en
Questions? Contact Kathy Craughwell-Varda, Conservation ConneCTion, CSL.ConservationConnection@ct.gov.