Archive for October, 2015

The October ATAP Ohio meeting is next Wednesday, 10/28, from 4-5pm at the Hanna conference center in the Playhouse Square complex in Cleveland.  Our team mate Ruth Flannery is able to reserve this room for us and is able to answer questions about travel to and parking for this facility.  Her contact is rafohio@aol.com.

The agenda for this meeting is simple:

  • introductions
  • review team formation and committees
  • review outreach efforts and revise goals
  • set agenda for November meeting

Please don’t hesitate to contact me with any questions or concerns.

Nora Blackman, M.A., C.A.

Scholarly Resources & Special Collections

Kelvin Smith Library
Case Western Reserve University
10900 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44106-7151

ATAP Ohio page: http://americantheatrearchiveproject.org/ohio


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The Miami University Libraries will be hosting ArchivesSpace Training November 16-17, 2015

 This two-day workshop that covers the basics of ArchivesSpace from application management through material description and authorities management to exporting, importing, and data cleanup. It will also include a overview of digital objects. The workshop will be led by Nancy Enneking (Getty Research Institute) and Mark Custer (Yale University). All ArchivesSpace members are welcome to register.

Location: The Miami University Archives, 201 Withrow Court, Oxford, OH 45056

Time: Monday November 16th and Tuesday November 17th, 9:00-4:30 each day

Registration Fee: A registration fee of $200 will go towards helping the Miami University Libraries cover the cost of hosting the training and the instructor’s honorarium.

Technology Requirements: A laptop with access to wireless internet will be necessary for each attendee. We ask that you provide your own laptop, but if necessary we can make arrangements to provide one on loan from the library. Please let us know in your registration request if you will need a laptop provided.

Accommodation: 10 rooms have been made available at the Marcum Center Hotel on the Miami University campus for a rate of $99/night. No sales or bed tax is levied if it is a non-profit institution, however 12.5% sales and bed taxes will be levied if paid with a personal credit card.

To register for a room at the Marcum Center Hotel, contact them at 513-529-3770 or at confandeventserv@MiamiOH.edu and include that it is for the ArchivesSpace Training/King Library Block.

Alternatively, there are hotels and motels elsewhere in Oxford. More information can be found on the Visiting Miami University Accommodations page.

Dining: A variety of restaurants and other dining options are available both on- and off-campus. More information can be found on the Visiting Miami University – Restaurants page.

To register:

1) Fill out the form at http://goo.gl/forms/6Evjnbpt6N

2) Mail a check for the registration fee ($200) made out to “Miami University Libraries” to:

Marcus Ladd

King Library, Special Collections

151 S. Campus Ave.

Oxford, OH 45056

A confirmation of your registration will be e-mailed to you once the check is received.

To request further information, please contact Jacky Johnson (johnsoj@MiamiOH.edu513-529-6720) or Marcus Ladd (laddmm@MiamiOH.edu513-529-0462). Please note that we can accept a maximum of 20 attendees and registration ends November 9th.

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