ALGIM Training Session: Local Authority Archives Management Course

  • 31 May 2021
  • 10:00 AM
  • 16 Jun 2021
  • 11:30 PM



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 

This course commences on 31st May with the subsequent sessions being held on 2nd June, 4th June, 9th June, 11th June, 14th June and 16th June.  

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

We recommend you log in 10 minutes before the training session starts (09:50am) to ensure that you can hear and see everything. If you have any issues, please contact

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