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Archival Conversations - Solo Archivists and Small Staff Archives

  • 12 Aug 2020
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Zoom
  • 23


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The AAO’s Professional Development Committee presents

Archival Conversations

These virtual sessions are spaces for AAO members (and anyone interested in joining the conversations) to discuss and share knowledge in an informal, participant-driven environment. Each meeting will centre around a selected topic (please see below).

Date: 2nd Wednesday of the month, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Cost: $0 (AAO members*); $0 (AAO student members); $20 (non-members)

*Institutional members can register 3 individuals at the members rate

About the moderator: Sarah McDougall became the first archivist at Toronto's Sony Centre for the Performing Arts (now Meridian Hall) in 2015 until 2019. In this role she established the archives, curated exhibitions, provided research services, and trained a team of volunteers to process the Centre's records dating back to its opening as the O'Keefe Centre in 1960. She is currently the Archives Assistant at the Anglican Diocese of Toronto, which is another archives with a small team. Sarah holds a Master of Information and a Master of Museum Studies from the University of Toronto's iSchool.



Registration opens

Solo archivists and small staff archives 

12 August 2020

4 August 2020

Migrating Legacy Finding Aids

14 October 2020

1 September 2020

 Accessibility for Ontarians Disability Act 

 9 December 2020

1 November 2020

Managing Digital Donations

10 February 2021

4 January 2021

Anti-Racist Description

14 April 2021

1 March 2021

Format: Informal, participant driven conversations

Recording: These sessions will not be recorded.

Registration: Number of participants: 3 minimum/45 maximum

Cancellation Policy can be found here.

If you have any questions, please contact

The AAO’s Code of Conduct applies to these conversations.

705-1 Eglinton Ave. East

Toronto ON

M4P 3A1

(647) 343-3334

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