Introduction to the Preservation of Electronic Records

  • 20 Feb 2015
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Archives of Ontario, Toronto
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Introduction to the Preservation of Electronic Records

Date: Friday, February 20th, 2015 – 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Place: Archives of Ontario, Toronto
(134 Ian Macdonald Boulevard)

This hands-on one-day workshop will lead participants from the development of policies and procedures through to the practical elements of acquiring, processing and preserving electronic records.

Topics to be covered include:

  • OAIS – what is it and why is it important
  • Resource assessmenthow you determine what you have and what you need
  • Nature of electronic records – discussion of why metadata is important
  • Methods of acquiring electronic records
  • Storage – what  defines a Trusted Digital Repository (TDR)
  • Processing electronic records

The workshop will be instructed by Archivist, Jeremy Heil. 

Cost: Per workshop $125 + HST for AAO members and $200 per workshop for non-members. Minimum participation is 8 for this workshop with a maximum set at 13.

To register, visit the AAO website under the “Learn” section call or the AAO Office at 647-343-3334647-343-3334

Please note: If the minimum participant number is not reached the workshop will be cancelled. Registered participants will be contacted by Friday, October 31st, 2014 to confirm the status.

Jeremy Heil is the Digital and Private Records Archivist at Queens University Archives. He holds a Master of Archival Studies from the University of British Columbia and a B.A. (Honours) in History and Visual Arts from Brock University. He has worked as an archivist for the Chung Collection at the UBC Rare Book and Special Collections, and in the Private Records Section of the Provincial Archives of Alberta. Jeremy is former president of the Archives Association of Ontario and served on various committees. He has published articles, presented papers, and has taught workshops on the topics of electronic records, photographs, and artworks in archives. 

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