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Introduction to Archives Training Course

The Community Archives Team, Wellington · 06 April 2011

Venue: Archives NZ, 10 Mulgrave Street, Thorndon, Wellington
Date: 16 & 17 April 2011
Cost: $75.00

This two-day “Introduction to Archives” training course is being hosted by The Community Archives Team of Archives New Zealand. This course introduces you to the key requirements of preserving your collection of records that are of high
importance to you and your community.

It is intended for people who work in Archives, museums, libraries, businesses, community, Maori and iwi groups who want to learn more about the care and management of archives.

The topic presenters are highly qualified, very experienced and experts within the archival environment.

The course will cover things like:
• The Ten most useful tips for looking after Community Archives
• Where Do I Begin? Finding a suitable space, Environment, Storage
• Getting an understanding about Policies, Acquisition, Appraisal
• Learn about Accessioning / Arrangement / Description
• The Researchers in the Archives
• Issues for Iwi in Archives Keeping
• Conservation / Disaster preparedness
• Learn about how to preserve Oral History
• Caring for Photographs and Care of Maps, Plans and Objects /Taonga
• Computers in Archives
• Things you need to know about digitisation
• Sources of Funding for your Archives and Professional help

To Register please visit the Archive NZ Website http://archives.govt.nz/services/community-archives-training-course or contact The Community Archives Team on 04 894 6023.

Registrations CLOSE on Thursday 14 April 2011

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