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Access and Reference (Core)
October 23, 2017 - October 24, 2017
Date: October 23-24, 2017
Location: Nova Scotia Archives, 6016 University Avenue, Halifax, NS
Cost: $125 for CNSA members
Instructor: Jamie Serran, CNSA Archives Advisor
Registration opens: Oct 1 closes: Oct 20
Providing good reference service to archival users is a key function of any archives. If done well, it can increase use, improve community relations and generate some revenue. If done poorly, it can damage reputations, decrease use and sour relationships. This workshop will help you begin or improve your reference services and covers such topics asaccess policies, how to conduct reference interviews,copyright and other reproduction considerations,professional ethics,dealing with sensitive material in your holdings,managing reference services, security and collecting statistics on use.
This workshop is part of the CNSA Archival Certificate Program.
Learning is done through a combination of lecture, personal reading, small group discussion, and practical exercises over a 2-day period in an informal, friendly atmosphere.
Prior knowledge required:
Introduction to Archives workshop or experience working with archival records.
Members can register online here. Payments online can be made via PayPal with your credit card or PayPal account.
Only 20 seats are available, so please register early to avoid disappointment.
Registration is open to CNSA members in good standing.
A travel subsidy is available to CNSA members.