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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 chair Holly Croft at education@soga.org.

2018 Fall Pre-Conference Workshop: Getting Started with Web Archives

Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 9:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.

Registration is now open for the 2018 SGA Pre-Conference Workshop: Getting Started with Web Archives. This workshop will provide attendees with strategies for beginning a web archiving program, including defining the range of possible collecting scopes, creating collecting policies, choosing technologies, and developing workflows.

 Instructor: Karl-Rainer Blumenthal, Internet Archive/Archive-It

Register here.

2018 Fall Pre-Conference Workshop: Get Outside of Your (Archival) Box!

Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 1:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Registration is now open for the 2018 SGA Pre-Conference Workshop: Get Outside of Your (Archival) Box!. This workshop will will help attendees identify the types of services, products, and activities that fall into "outreach," assess the potential for outreach activities to connect to mission critical goals, and identify ways to connect outreach services to activate new user groups and stay fresh for repeat customers.

 Instructor: Amanda Pellerin, Georgia Institute of Technology

Register here.

2018 Fall Workshop: Religious Archives Workshop

Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 9:30 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Registration is now open for a Religious Archives Workshop at the Breman Museum in Atlanta. Created through a partnership between the Pitts Theology Library at Emory University, the William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta, and the American Baptist Historical Society, this workshop will serve as an “Archives 101” for religious populations around Georgia. Congregational/parish staff and volunteers from religious communities in Georgia are encouraged to attend this day-long training workshop where basic archival and record-keeping skills will be taught by archivists/records managers.

 Instructors: Brandon Wason, Emory University; Jeremy Katz, the Breman Museum; Angelique Richardson, Archdiocese of Atlanta; and Jill Sweetapple, American Baptist Historical Society

Register here.

Questions: Please contact Holly Croft, Chair, SGA Education Committee, at education@soga.org.


Visit our History section for a listing of past workshops.

View SGA's Scholarships page 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.

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