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Introduction to Archives (Core)

Registration opens: February 23, 2018  closes: May 18, 2018 General description This workshop will give an overview of archival management, explaining the difference between a fonds and a collection, the archival principles of provenance and original order, and introduce participants to the basic archival functions of acquisition, accessioning, appraisal, arrangement, description and reference. This workshop is…

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Access and Reference (Core)

Date: October 23-24, 2017 Time: 9:30am-3:30pm 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 General description: Providing good reference service to archival users is a key function of any archives. If done well, it can increase…

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Arrangement and Description (Core)

Date:  August 14-15, 2017 Time: 9:30 am to 4 pm AST Location: Nova Scotia Archives, 6016 University Avenue, Halifax, NS Cost: $125 for CNSA members Instructor: Jamie Serran, CNSA Archives Advisor Registration opens: July 1  closes: August 10 General description: Arrangement and description of archival material is the nuts and bolts of archival work. This…

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Introduction to Rules for Archival Description (Core)

Instructor: Jamie Serran, CNSA Archives Advisor Registration opens:  September 1, 2016  closes: October 17, 2016 General description: The description of records and the creation of finding aids are the method for providing access to your archival holdings. The Rules for Archival Description (RAD) is the Canadian standard which guides our descriptive work, based on international standard…

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Introduction to the Preservation of Archives (Core)

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,…

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