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Preserving Digital Archives

April 23, 2019 | University of Dayton, Dayton, OH
Instructor: Lori Lindberg
Early-Bird Deadline: March 23, 2019
To register: https://saa.archivists.org/events/preserving-digital-archives-1949/913/

This course is designed to help practitioners move from understanding the core vocabulary, standards, and best practices of digital preservation toward program planning, policy development, and systems evaluation. Through presentation, discussion, and hands-on exercises, the course will build on core concepts, explore organizational aspects of digital preservation, introduce tools and standards for technical and preservation metadata, and examine factors to consider in evaluating and selecting digital preservation systems.

Who Should Attend? Archivists, records managers, and other information professionals who are or will be responsible for the preservation of born-digital materials

What Should You Know? Participants should understand archival fundamentals and be familiar with the basics of metadata and computer systems. We strongly recommend that participants complete the Thinking Digital webinar prior to taking this course.


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If, like most of us, you will be juggling projects and deadlines in 2016, consider attending one or both of the SAA workshops coming to Cleveland this March 10 & 11 at the Kelvin Smith Library.

Fundamentals of Project Management
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH – March 10 – REGISTER HERE

You’re involved in a variety of projects every day, from such small projects as developing a new procedures manual to such large projects as digitizing a collection. But because project management methodologies aren’t automatically included in formal education or many archival education programs, you’ll want to take advantage of this workshop to acquire the basic knowledge and tools necessary for managing successful projects.

Advanced Project Management – NEW!
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH – March 11 – REGISTER HERE

Building upon the basic project management skills you learned in Fundamentals of Project Management for Archivists, this workshop delves more deeply into skills you will need to manage more complex project or multiple projects at the same time. Some of the topics discussed include working with partners, risk management, change management, and quality management. You will also learn how to develop business case documentation that helps you get buy in from sponsors and stakeholders, kick off your project, and keep it on track. Finally, you will learn how to evaluate the project management process and the project outcomes to develop a project management methodology that works for you and your institution.

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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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Cleveland Archival Roundtable Workshop

“Thinking Digital”

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

6:00 to 9:00 pm

Cleveland Clinic Archives

Cleveland Clinic Administrative Campus

3050 Science Park Drive, Building 3

Beachwood,  OH  44122

Please join the Cleveland Archival Roundtable for our fall educational session, “Thinking Digital”, a webinar from the Society of American Archivists. This program provides archival recertification, ICRM certification, and DAS foundation credits. This webinar is being sponsored by CAR, there is no cost to participants. Complete information can be found at:


Workshop Description

Adapt your current archival knowledge and skills to today’s digital landscape by exploring basic concepts, models, and workflows for creating and curating digital objects and collections. Use the knowledge gained to inform local choices and practices.

Upon completion of this course you’ll be able to:

  • Understand the components of sustainable digital collection stewardship,
  • Conceptualize digital objects,
  • Recognize quality choices,
  • Understand basic metadata choices,
  • Identify management choices,
  • Consider storage choices, and;
  • Explore discovery, access, and use choices.

Who Should Attend? Archivists and others who are responsible for planning and implementing digitization projects at the beginning and intermediate level.

This course is one of the Foundational Courses in the Digital Archives Specialist (DAS) Curriculum and Certificate Program! If you intend to pursue the Certificate, you’ll need to pass the examination for this course. Please follow “Procedures for DAS webinars” to access the exam information.


Gregory C. Colati 
Jessica Branco Colati, MLIS 

Archival Recertification Credits-ARCs: 1
DAS Foundational Tier: 1
ICRM Certification Maintenance Program: 1.5

*****Please RSVP to Leslie Cade at lcade@clevelandart.org or 216-707-2492*****

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Museum Marauders: Integrated Preventative Pest Management
Presented by the Intermuseum Conservation Association
Instructor, Dr. Thomas A. Parker, Entomologist and President of Pest Control Services, Inc.
Co-sponsored by Cleveland State University Library Special Collections and by the Ohio Preservation Council
Fenn Tower Room 102, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH
May 6, 2009, 9:00AM-4:30PM

Cockroaches, carpet beetles, and clothes moths–oh my! Join nationally-known insect expert Tom Parker as he explains how to identify, understand the habits of, and non-chemically prevent or control various insect populations. The afternoon will include practical suggestions for developing an effective, low-cost, in-house pest management program. ICA and OPC members receive discounted admission!
Click here for registration fees and form.

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