Archives Workshop Available

A workshop on electronic records management for small historical institutions and records repositories is being offered from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 16 in Pickler Memorial Library. The workshop is sponsored under the State and National Archival Partnership Grant awarded to the Office of Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander and the Missouri State Archives, and was given by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Intended for staff and volunteers of Missouri’s smaller record repositories, topics covered in the workshop included: appraisal, accessioning and description of electronic records; issues surrounding electronic records management; lifecycle of electronic records; preservation strategies; and understanding the importance of long-term access.

The workshop will be lead by Missouri state archives staff. There are 25 spots available and registration is based on a first-come first-serve basis. To register, contact Brian Rogers at or 573.526.1981.
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