Historical records connect us to our past and form our legacy to future generations. They contain unique information that helps us understand our diverse heritage and history and helps government officials to manage responsibly and make informed decisions.
If you are responsible for historical records and have not had formal archival training, this workshop is for you.
Experienced, professional archivists from the State Archives of Florida will introduce you to the core concepts of professional archival practice. Participants will learn about the archives profession, key components of archives programs, and basics of archival collection development, selecting materials to collect, preparing collections for research use, preserving collections, reference and access, public programs, and working with technology and digital records.
Workshop provided by the State Archives of Florida.
Time and Place: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm | Florida International University Library
Cost: $15, not including parking. Parking $8 all day
Max: 25 Attendees – first come, first served. A waiting list will be created once the workshop is full.
Morning and afternoon refreshments available as part of the workshop - Lunch on your own.