Archives Awareness Week 2021 – “Ask an Archivist”

01 Apr 2021 12:07 PM | MacKenzie Gott (Administrator)

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!

Monday, 

5 April 2021



2:00pm-3:00pm

Lisa Snider, Archeion Coordinator

Archeion and Researchers


3:00pm-4:00pm

Julia Holland, Clara Thomas Archives & Special Collections

Re-purposing already digitized content as puzzles

Tuesday,

 6 April 2021





10:00am-11:00am

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

12:00pm-1:00pm

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

2:00pm-3:00pm

Iona McCraith, AAO Archives Advisor

Keeping personal archives at home; any archive topic

Wednesday,

 7 April 2021





10:00am-11:00am

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

Outreach during the pandemic


11:00am-12:00pm

Jennifer Grant, York University

Activities during COVID


12:00pm-1:00pm

Adele Torrance, Ingenium

Changes to work and outreach during COVID


1:00pm-2:00pm

Moska Rokay, Muslims in Canada Archive

Outreach during the pandemic

Thursday,

 8 April 2021





10:00am-11:00am

Megan Lockhart, Oxford County Archives

Outreach during the pandemic and digital engagement


11:00am-12:00pm

Andrea McCutcheon, University of Toronto Archives

Supporting research during the pandemic


12:00pm-1:00pm

Lucie Handley-Girard, The ArQuives

Community archives broadly within the pandemic


1:00pm-2:00pm

Raegan Swanson, The ArQuives

Outreach during the pandemic


2:00pm-3:00pm

Gina Dewaele and Amber Mandich, Elgin County Archives

Archives during the pandemic



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