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Introduction to the Preservation of Archives (Core)

August 27, 2015 - August 28, 2015


Cost: $125 for CNSA members
Instructor: Julia Landry

Registration opens: May 1   Closes: Aug 1

General description:

The principles of preservation management dictate that the archivist must first assess, then plan, and only then act. This workshop will instruct participants in preservation basics including appropriate care and handling of archival material, agents of deterioration, appropriate storage environments and enclosures and knowing when to contact a conservator.

This workshop is part of the CNSA Archival Certificate Program.

Learning Method:

Learning is done through a combination of lecture, personal reading 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 is an asset but not a requirement.


Members can register online by filling out the form below.  Payments online can be made via PayPal with your credit card or PayPal account.

Or you can send a cheque to the CNSA Office, 6016 University Ave., Halifax, NS, Canada, B3H 1W4.

Only 20 seats are available,  please register early to avoid disappointment.

Registration is open to CNSA members in good standing,

A travel subsidy is available to CNSA members.

Pre-workshop Reading:

Marrelli, Nancy.  Implementing Preservation Management: A How-to Manual for Archives. Montreal, QC: Réseau des archives du Québec, c1996.


August 27, 2015
August 28, 2015
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Julia Landry


Colchester-Hants Public Library, Tatamagouche Branch
170 Main Street
Tatamagouche,Nova ScotiaCanada
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