Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Upcoming AASLH Professional Development Opportunities

Check out these upcoming March workshops that provide excellent opportunities to learn new techniques and improve the care of your archives and collections!

Online Course: The Basics of Archives
Date: March 10 – April 11

Participants proceed at their own pace through this online workshop that covers the basics of archives management and practices including acquiring collections, processing, housing and preservation, and providing access.
Registration is limited! Sign up by March 1 to guarantee a spot.

Digitization and Museums: Bringing Your Collections Into the 21st Century
Date: March 12 - 14
Location: Nevada State Museum
Carson City, NY

This 3-day workshop allows you to explore new technologies in museums with in-depth training on digitizing your collection. Day 1 is an introduction to issues surrounding the digitization of primary source materials. Day 2 focuses on basic digital imaging techniques. Day 3 is an introduction to creating metadata for digital objects. The workship is presented in partnership with CDP@BCR. Instructor: Leigh Grinstead, Collaborative Digitization Project at BCR.
Registration Deadline: Feburary 14, 2008

Questions? Contact Bethany Hawkins at 615-320-3203 or hawkins@aaslh.org for more informatin.