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June 2018

Introduction to Collections Management

June 23
Logan County History Center, 521 E Columbus Ave
Bellefontaine, OH 43311 United States
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$20

 An Ohio History Service Corps Workshop Management of museum collections is a common topic many local history organizations desire more training in. For this reason, AmeriCorps-Ohio History Service Corps members created a traveling workshop “Introduction to Collections Management.” The workshop is structured for organizations that are just starting out with care of their collections, want additional training, or wish to reinforce/refresh their current knowledge on the basic, best practices of stewardship of collections. Using the American Association for State and…

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Tool Box Workshop: Collections Documentation

June 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor, 151 W Wood St
Youngstown, OH 44501 United States
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Free

Speaker: Jessica Trickett, Manager of Collections From temporary custody forms to loan agreements and accession records, what are these documents and why are they important? This summer's Toolbox Workshop Series will focus on collection management procedures, care, and needs. Each workshop will focus on current field standards and best practices that fit every organization's budget and volunteer/staff size! Free and open to the public. RSVP and Questions: mccadusale.americoprs@outlook.com 330-941-3459

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July 2018

Toolbox Workshop: Cataloging and Data Entry

July 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor, 151 W Wood St
Youngstown, OH 44501 United States
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Free

Speaker: Sara Fisher, Local History Corps Rep How do you properly catalog a collection, and what in the world is "metadata"? Let's look into ways to organize your collection! This summer's Toolbox Workshop Series will focus on collection management procedures, care, and needs. Each workshop will focus on current field standards and best practices that fit every organization's budget and volunteer/staff size! Free and open to the public. RSVP and Questions: mccadusale.americoprs@outlook.com 330-941-3459

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Regional Heritage Stewardship Program Workshop V (Pikeville, KY)

July 19 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
University of Pikeville, 147 Sycamore St
Pikeville, KY 41501 United States
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$30 – $50

Preservation Planning and Environmental Management A Preservation Plan is an essential document that helps an institution carefully chart a 5-10 year course for the preservation of collections artifacts. Without planning, it can be nearly impossible to effectively budget staff time and resources for collections care. In this workshop, participants will receive guidance on how to create a Preservation Plan. Participants will study sample Plans and practice establishing goals, objectives, and strategies to developing an effective Plan. The speaker will discuss…

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Regional Heritage Stewardship Program Workshop VI (Pikeville, KY)

July 20 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
University of Pikeville, 147 Sycamore St
Pikeville, KY 41501 United States
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$30 – $50

Emergency Planning and Preparedness One of the most important steps any cultural institution can take to safeguard its collections is to be prepared in the event of an emergency or disaster. The creation of an Emergency Preparedness and Response Plan is vital to the survival of an institution’s artifacts. In this workshop, participants will learn about tools for developing an Emergency Response and Preparedness Plan and the basics of collections salvage. There will be an opportunity to practice hands-on salvage…

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Regional Heritage Stewardship Program Workshop V (Morgantown, WV)

July 23 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
West Virginia University Morgantown, WV 26506 United States + Google Map
$30 – $50

Preservation Planning and Environmental Management A Preservation Plan is an essential document that helps an institution carefully chart a 5-10 year course for the preservation of collections artifacts. Without planning, it can be nearly impossible to effectively budget staff time and resources for collections care. In this workshop, participants will receive guidance on how to create a Preservation Plan. Participants will study sample Plans and practice establishing goals, objectives, and strategies to developing an effective Plan. The speaker will discuss…

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Regional Heritage Stewardship Program Workshop VI (Morgantown, WV)

July 24 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
West Virginia University Morgantown, WV 26506 United States + Google Map
$30 – $50

Emergency Planning and Preparedness One of the most important steps any cultural institution can take to safeguard its collections is to be prepared in the event of an emergency or disaster. The creation of an Emergency Preparedness and Response Plan is vital to the survival of an institution’s artifacts. In this workshop, participants will learn about tools for developing an Emergency Response and Preparedness Plan and the basics of collections salvage. There will be an opportunity to practice hands-on salvage…

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August 2018

CONTENTdm Users Group Meeting

August 1 - August 2
Main Library, Columbus Metropolitan Library, 96 S. Grant Avenue
Columbus, OH 43215 United States
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We’re looking forward to seeing you on Wednesday and Thursday, August 1-2, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio, for #CDMUG2018, the annual CONTENTdm Users Group meeting at the gorgeous Columbus Metropolitan Library. Registration: OCLC's generous sponsorship makes it possible for this conference to be free to all CONTENTdm users. Attendance is capped at 100, so register now at https://sites.google.com/view/cdmug2018/registration . Keynote: Digital Library Service Innovations in an Age of Skepticism. Karen Estlund, associate dean for Technology and Digital Strategies for Penn State Libraries.Estlund will review innovative and emerging practices in…

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Toolbox Workshop: Storage and Preservation

August 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor, 151 W Wood St
Youngstown, OH 44501 United States
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Free

Speaker: Sherri Goudy, Local History Corps Rep Discuss best storage practices for both your archives and collection, how to protect your collection from potential threats and pests, and where to get your materials! This summer's Toolbox Workshop Series will focus on collection management procedures, care, and needs. Each workshop will focus on current field standards and best practices that fit every organization's budget and volunteer/staff size! Free and open to the public. RSVP and Questions: mccadusale.americoprs@outlook.com 330-941-3459

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Little Cities of Black Diamonds

August 18 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Ohio History Center, 800 E 17th Ave
Columbus, OH 43211 United States
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$15 – $20

The Ohio History Connection’s Archives & Library, the Franklin County Genealogical and Historical Society (FCGHS), and the Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) jointly offer a series of workshops designed to help family history researchers find out about the many records and resources available for research. The workshops offer an in-depth review of methods, tools, and sources for exploring your family’s history. We offer in-person workshops, hands-on technology topics, and webinar presentations. See individual workshop descriptions for location, date, and time. Were your ancestors coal miners from…

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October 2018

The Great Migration: The African American Journey into Columbus

October 27 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Ohio History Center, 800 E 17th Ave
Columbus, OH 43211 United States
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$15 – $20

The Ohio History Connection’s Archives & Library, the Franklin County Genealogical and Historical Society (FCGHS), and the Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) jointly offer a series of workshops designed to help family history researchers find out about the many records and resources available for research. The workshops offer an in-depth review of methods, tools, and sources for exploring your family’s history. We offer in-person workshops, hands-on technology topics, and webinar presentations. See individual workshop descriptions for location, date, and time. Known as the Great Migration, the…

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December 2018

Researching the United States Census

December 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Webinar
$15 – $20

The Ohio History Connection’s Archives & Library, the Franklin County Genealogical and Historical Society (FCGHS), and the Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) jointly offer a series of workshops designed to help family history researchers find out about the many records and resources available for research. The workshops offer an in-depth review of methods, tools, and sources for exploring your family’s history. We offer in-person workshops, hands-on technology topics, and webinar presentations. See individual workshop descriptions for location, date, and time. Census information and records can be…

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