Archival Conversations - Solo Archivists and Small Staff Archives

  • 12 Aug 2020
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • An email with instructions to join the online platform will be sent closer to the workshop date.
  • 45

Registration


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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.


2020-2021

Date

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 professionaldevelopment@aao-archivists.ca.

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



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