Events

ARCHE Fall Meeting and Workshop – Friday, September 29 10:30 – 1:00 at the Robert W. Woodruff Library at the AUC. Archivist from the AUC Woodruff will be sharing their experience with ArchivesSpace implementation, troubleshooting, and a demonstration.  Details and registration for the workshop

ARCHE Archives Council Meeting – Friday, April 21 from 10:30 – 12:30 at the Auburn Avenue Research Library.

ARCHIVES*RECORDS 2016: The Joint Annual Meeting of the Council of State Archivists and the Society of American Archivists, July 31-Aug 6, Atlanta

 Lunch and Learn series at the Georgia Archives  Sponsored by FOGAH, the Lunch & Learn Lecture Series features a great program on the second Friday of each month from noon to 1:00 p.m. Visitors are welcome to bring a lunch to enjoy at the Georgia Archives during the free program. The Georgia Archives, which is located in Morrow, is a unit of the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia and identifies, collects, manages, preserves, and publicizes records and information of Georgia and its people and assists state and local government agencies with their records management. This work is done within the framework of the USG’s mission to create a more highly educated Georgia.

 

ARCHE Archives Council Workshop – “Teaching with Archives”

Friday, September 30, 2016  from 10 until noon, University of West Georgia’s Ingram Library. The workshop will be held on the 3rd floor instruction room called “The Aquarium”

 

This professional development workshop provides an overview of best practices for teaching primary source literacy to college & university students (teaching them how to identify, interpret, evaluate, use, and access primary sources and follow ethical principles during the course of their research) and discusses current guidelines & standards. Exercises and break-out or group discussions will enhance attendee’s understanding. Teaching exercises will be shared.

Presenter: Gabrielle Dudley, Instruction Archivist & QEP Librarian at Emory.

Gabrielle M. Dudley is the Instruction Archivist and QEP Librarian at the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library. She earned her M.A. in Public History and MLIS with a concentration in Archival Studies and Preservation Management from the University of South Carolina. She also holds a B.A. in History from the University of Montevallo. Dudley has co-authored two professional articles on instruction and was the co-organizer of the “Teaching with Primary Sources” pre-conference workshop at the 2016 Society of American Archivist Annual Meeting. She holds active membership in the Society of American Archivists, Society of Georgia Archivists, and ACRL’s Rare Book and Manuscript Section. In her free time, Gabrielle co-leads a mentoring program for teenage girls in College Park and East Point, Georgia.

From Theory to Action: A Pragmatic Approach to Digital Preservation Tools & Strategies October 10, 2016  9:00 – 4:00 PM at the Atlanta History Center

This full-day workshop is made possible in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor. The workshop was created as a result of an IMLS-funded study on identifying practical digital preservation solutions for small- and mid-sized libraries. We will not be addressing the “why” of digital preservation; rather, we are preparing for the “how.”…providing hands-on, practical experience. Attendees will practice the accession of a digital collection using a simple, open source tool; learn about several digital preservation tools and services; and create an institution-specific action plan for making progress towards digital preservation goals. (Digital POWRR, Registration)

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