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June 2018

Online Course: Basics of Archives

June 4 - July 9
$85 - $160
Basics of Archives

This course is full. Registration for the fall session October 15-November 16 will open in mid-July. The newly revised Basics of Archives online course is designed to give organizations and individuals who are responsible for the care of historical records an introduction to the core aspects of managing and protecting historical records collections, using appropriate principles and best practices.   DATES: June 4 - July 9, 2018 COST: $85 members/$160 nonmembers OPEN REGISTRATION: March 26 - May 21, 2018 Register Course…

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Workshop: Collections Camp: Military Collections

June 20 - June 22
U.S. Army Transportation Museum, 300 Washington BLVD
Newport News, VA 23604 United States
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$260 - $300
Collections Camp: Military Collections

Do you have military artifacts in your museum collection? This two-and-a-half-day workshop will focus on the care, conservation, and exhibition of military artifacts in museum collections. Spend time working with conservators and curators to learn how to be better stewards of your military history collection Register Date: June 20-22, 2018 Cost: $260 AASLH members/$300 nonmembers *Get $40 off registration if you book by May 20, 2018!* Location: U.S. Army Transportation Museum | Newport News, VA Register Who should attend: This workshop is…

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Webinar: Uncovering Hidden History: How Small Museums Benefit from Having an Archive

June 20

Documents, letters, diaries, photographs and other archival collections held by small museums and local organizations contain rich history that often goes unexplored because staff and volunteers don’t have time to fully process the materials. Unprocessed archival collections are also physically inaccessible, adding yet another layer of complications that make their use by staff, volunteers, researchers, and others even more unlikely. And while intentions by the museum or local organization to care for these materials are good and honorable, long term…

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July 2018

Online Course: Collections Management

July 9 - September 3
$195 - $295
Collections Management

This eight week online class is about managing cultural collections and will cover collections policies, how to know what you have, what you need to know about your collections, how to know where everything in your collection is located, and making sure that someone gets some good out of your collection. Collections management is all of the activities related to the administration of collections including planning, development, care, conservation, documentation, and making those collections available to the public. You’ll learn…

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October 2018

Online Course: Project Management for History Professionals

October 15 - November 9
$350 - $425

Do you often juggle several projects, trying to keep each one focused and on track? Project management provides valuable training that will help you organize, manage, and successfully complete projects. This online course shows you how to implement internationally recognized project management principles in a history/nonprofit context. Details:  Dates: October 15 - November 9, 2018 Format: Four-week online course of self-paced weekly modules; weekly online chats. Time Commitment: Students should expect to spend 5-7 hours per week on the course…

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Online Course: Basics of Archives

October 15 - November 16
$85 - $160
Basics of Archives

The newly revised Basics of Archives online course is designed to give organizations and individuals who are responsible for the care of historical records an introduction to the core aspects of managing and protecting historical records collections, using appropriate principles and best practices.   DATES: October 15 - November 16, 2018 COST: $85 members/$160 nonmembers OPEN REGISTRATION: August 6 - October 1, 2018 Register Course Logistics: FORMAT: Online, self-paced course. LENGTH: 4 weeks; 15-20 hours to be completed anytime during the…

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