Basics of Archives Online Course Available

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The Basics of Archives self-paced online course, scheduled for October 29-November 30, is designed to give organizations and individuals who areresponsible for the care of historical records an introduction to the coreaspects of managing and protecting historical records collections, using appropriate principles and best practices.

The course is made up of five lessons:

• Archives and Archivists

• Acquiring Your Collections

• Processing Collections

• Housing Your Collections

• Access and Outreach

The course is web-based and takes 15-20 hours to complete. There are no required times to be online. You may finish the course anytime during the five-week course period.

This course is a beginning level course designed for professional staff and volunteers of historical organizations and libraries with historical collections who have little to no experience with archival materials.

Click here to register or for more information.

 

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