Education: SGA Workshops and Continuing Education Opportunities
|The Society of Georgia Archivists is committed to providing educational opportunities to its members as well as archivists around the region. SGA sponsors an annual workshop in the spring and another in the fall in conjunction with the SGA Annual Meeting. For more information about the work of the Education Committee, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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[DAS] Appraisal of Electronic Records #1337
Tue, Jun 25, 2013
Kennesaw State University Center
3333 Busbee Dr. NW
Kennesaw, GA 30144
Early Bird Registration Date: May 25, 2013
Co-Sponsor: Society of Georgia Archivists
||Fees: Early-Bird / Regular
Full Registration #1337
SAA Member: $185 / $235
Employees of Member Institutions: $210 / $260
Nonmember: $235 / $285
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Appraisal of Electronic Records #1337
Tue, Jun 25, 2013
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Mark J. Myers
Archival Recertification Credits-ARCs: 5
General CEU Credits: 0.75
DAS Foundational Tier: 1
Increasingly, archival records are created in electronic formats. As a result, archives of all types need to be responsible for the preservation of electronic records. After a review of the fundamental principles of archival appraisal and appraisal policies, you’ll be introduced to the unique issues that need to be addressed when appraising electronic records. Case studies will highlight the practical aspects of appraisal when dealing with electronic records.
Upon completing this course you’ll be able to:
- Develop an appraisal policy for your archives.
- Include electronic records on records retention and disposal schedules.
- Address technical issues (such as metadata, software dependence, etc.) that arise when appraising electronic records.
- Appraise electronic records for your archives.
Who should attend? Archivist Practitioners, Records Managers. Anyone responsible for the archival appraisal of electronic records.
What should you know already? Archival appraisal of records, as well as some basic knowledge about digital preservation and electronic records.
This course is one of the Foundational Courses in the Digital Archives Specialist (DAS) Curriculum and Certificate Program and builds on others including Basic Electronic Records. If you intend to pursue the Certificate, you'll need to pass the examination for this course. Please follow "Procedures for DAS webinars" to access exam information.
The DAS Core Competencies Addressed in this Course:
#1: Understand the nature of records in electronic form, including the functions of various storage media, the nature of system dependence, and the effect on integrity of records over time.
#3: Formulate strategies and tactics for appraising, describing, managing, organizing, and preserving digital archives.
#4: Integrate technologies, tools, software, and media within existing functions for appraising, capturing, preserving, and providing access to digital collections.
Attendance limited to 35.
Visit our History for a listing of past workshops.
View SGA's Scholarships for funding opportunities for various continuing education activities, such as SGA workshops, the SGA Annual Meeting, the SAA Annual Meeting, and the Georgia Archives Institute.
Another great way to get involved with professional development is to participate in SGA's Mentoring Program.
ADDITIONAL CONTINUING EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES
Interested in pursuing a career in archives and records management?
Read So You Want to be an Archivist? An Overview of the Archives Profession.