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Archives Awareness Week 2021 – “Ask an Archivist”

01 Apr 2021 12:07 PM | Anonymous

In celebration of Archives Awareness Week 2021 and our theme of Archives@home, the Archives Association of Ontario has organized an “Ask an Archivist” event, taking place Tuesday, April 6 to Thursday, April 8 between 10 am to 4 pm EDT. Each day, a roster of guest host archivists will take over the AAO Twitter account @AAO_tweet for one hour to answer your questions and comments.   

The schedule of guest archivists and their areas of expertise is listed below. Please join us for these conversations on Twitter @AAO_tweet, and don’t forget to tweet about your own Archives Awareness Week 2021 celebrations using the #2021AAW hashtag!


5 April 2021


Lisa Snider, Archeion Coordinator

Archeion and Researchers


Julia Holland, Clara Thomas Archives & Special Collections

Re-purposing already digitized content as puzzles


 6 April 2021


Mary G. Kosta, The Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph in Canada

How to prepare for the next pandemic

  11:00am-12:00pm Mandy O'Brien, City of Toronto Archives Access during the pandemic


Krista McCracken, Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre

Supporting research and community during the pandemic

  1:00pm-2:00pm Nick Moreau, Region of Peel Archives  Archives during the pandemic


Iona McCraith, AAO Archives Advisor

Keeping personal archives at home; any archive topic


 7 April 2021


Natalya Rattan, John Shoesmith, Danielle van Wagner, Fisher's Rare Book Library

Outreach during the pandemic


Jennifer Grant, York University

Activities during COVID


Adele Torrance, Ingenium

Changes to work and outreach during COVID


Moska Rokay, Muslims in Canada Archive

Outreach during the pandemic


 8 April 2021


Megan Lockhart, Oxford County Archives

Outreach during the pandemic and digital engagement


Andrea McCutcheon, University of Toronto Archives

Supporting research during the pandemic


Lucie Handley-Girard, The ArQuives

Community archives broadly within the pandemic


Raegan Swanson, The ArQuives

Outreach during the pandemic


Gina Dewaele and Amber Mandich, Elgin County Archives

Archives during the pandemic

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