ALGIM Training Session: Local Authority Archives Management Course

  • 27 Jan 2021
  • 10:00 AM
  • 10 Feb 2021
  • 11:30 PM


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ALGIM are running an online Local Authority Archives Management course, delivered by Kerri Siatiras.


This course will complement the material provided in the ALGIM IM Toolkit Module B6 Local Authority Archives Management Guidelines

This involves seven modules or sessions of 90 minutes each, with a workbook sent out to participants prior to each session.

The course covers the following:

  • Defining Local Authority Archives
  • Core archival concepts and terminology
  • Appraisal and sentencing (including protected records and applying disposal schedules)
  • Accessioning
  • Archives management policy
  • Arrangements and description
  • Preservation and handling
  • Storage conditions
  • Conservation
  • Digititation
  • Digital Archives
  • Restruction on Access
  • Reference services and researchers
  • Working with volunteers
  • Developing an archives management programme 

We are planning to commence the course on 27th January with the subsequent sessions being held on 29th January, 1st February, 3rd February, 5th February,  8th February and 10th February.  

Each session will be from 10.00am to 11.30am. 

Note: There is a maximum of 8 participants.

  • We will use GoTo Meeting as the platform.

  • Each participant will need a microphone and a webcam.
  • The maximum number of attendees will be 8.
  • Each participants will receive an email with a link to each session

A link for the training session will be sent in the confirmation email. Please enter your details at that link to receive the viewing link for the training session.

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