Monday, March 10, 2014

Archeion Workshop - April 12th at Carleton University

Are you interested in promoting your Archives content through Archeion, an online descriptive database provided by the Archives Association of Ontario?  An Archeion workshop is coming to Ottawa on April 12th, hosted at Carleton University.

What is Archeion?

Archeion brings together information about archives held by organizations all over Ontario.
Search Archeion to find records of businesses, individuals, families and organizations from all periods of the province's history. The archives described include photographs, diaries, minute books, church registers and municipal records.

When:  Saturday, April 12th, 2014 - 9:15 am to 12:15 pm
Where:  MacOdrum Library at Carleton University, Ottawa (1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa) *workshop will be held in Room 252

Topics to be covered include:
*        Overview of the benefits of having descriptions online
*        Introduction to Archeion & the new Archives Canada online services
*        Explanation of the essential elements of Rules for Archival Description (RAD)
*        Introduction to authority records for archival creators
*        Hands-on experience to learn how to share your descriptions and digital objects online

The workshop will be instructed by Archivist, Amanda Hill.

For more information on the location see: (Parking is available behind the library in P1)

Cost: Per workshop $65 + HST for AAO members and $95 per workshop for non-members. Minimum participation is 10 for this workshop with a maximum set at 18.

To register, please fill out the 'Events/Professional Development' section on this form<>, or call the AAO Office at 416.538.1650.

Please note: If the minimum participant number is not reached the workshop will be cancelled. Registered participants will be contacted by Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 to confirm the status.

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