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Professional Development

The SCAA's education program is an important part of our mandate. Workshop topics have included copyright, arrangement and description of archival holdings, digitization for archives, managing audio-visual records, the preservation of historic photographs, the preservation of optical and magnetic media (modern information carriers), and public awareness for archives.  An introduction to archives workshop is offered annually. See our list of previous workshops


Introduction to Basic Archives workshop

The SCAA is pleased to offer "Basic Archives" workshops for volunteers.

Currently we will hold a workshop on Saturday September 17th in Regina at the Regina Public Library.

Though it is open to all and registration is FREE, participation is limited to the accommodations available. Please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to express your interest in attending.

Also, as it is a FREE workshop, handouts are limited to 10 participants and lunch will be on your own.

Workshop overview:
This workshop is structured for a novice or someone looking for a refresher and would include:
  • What are Archives?
  • Archival Institutions and the Role of the Archivist
  • Fundamental Principles of Archives
  • Appraisal and Acquisition
  • Arrangement and Description
  • Making Archives Available
  • Preservation and the Digital World

A "Basics" workshop held on April 29, 2015 in Esterhazy



The SCAA is asking if there is any interest in "Basic Archives" workshops.
Dates will be determined by the level of interest.
Contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Previous 2016-17 workshops and presentations:
  • Presentation: --- (Melanie Delva, Archivist for the Anglican Diocese of New Westminster)  June in Saskatoon at the Western Development Museum
  •  Introduction to Basic Archives (Cameron Hart, SCAA Archive Advisor) Monday October 5 in Saskatoon, at the Saskatoon Public Library.
  • Workshop: Introduction to Basic Archives (Cameron Hart, SCAA Archive Advisor) Wednesday April 29 in Esterhazy, at the Esterhazy Community Museum.

  • Presentation: SaskCulture Diversity Planning Program (Dean Kush, SaskCulture, Assistant General Manager) Wednesday June 10 in Regina

 

What's New

SCAA 2016 workshops
INTRODUCTION TO BASIC ARCHIVES
The SCAA will hold a "Basic Archives" workshop on Saturday September 17th in Regina at the Regina Public Library. For details about the "Basic Archives" workshop plan. Click here


 
SCAA Newsletter Outside the Box
The SCAA Newsletter "OUTSIDE the BOX"new issue!

Thanks to the efforts of Editor Stevie Horn, with the help of the SCAA Communications Committee and other contributors, the SCAA is pleased to announce the new issue of the SCAA Newsletter, that is available for download here


If you wish a printed version please feel free to contact scaa@sasktel.net