The deadline for the New England Archivists' Spring 2016 Meeting early-bird registration is February 28th. Register now to take advantage of NEA pre-conference workshops in Portland, Maine. Learn valuable skills and network with your colleagues in one of three workshops being offered.
Interested in starting an oral history project at your institution? Wondering what the best methods are for recording and preserving interviews? Join the experts from the Vermont Folklife Center and register for Oral History: Approaches, Technology, Preservation, and get hands-on experience with the interviewing process. In the afternoon, learn more about the digital preservation of oral history interviews and the best tools to use throughout the oral history project. Register online on the NEA website.
Flexing your born digital muscles? Register for SAA’s [DAS] Arrangement and Description of Electronic Records, Part I #1633. Registration and information for this workshop can be found on SAA’s website.
Looking to do more with your collections? Hoping to engage students and educators with primary sources? Register for Archivists & Active Learning: Fostering Student Engagement and Learning Opportunities in Archives. During this workshop you will discuss innovative ways for engaging students across grade levels while forming collaborative relationships with educational institutions. Participants will leave this workshop with a lesson plan based on their archival collections along with methods of implementation. Register online on the NEA website.
For more information on NEA’s workshops, visit the Spring 2016 Meeting online program. All workshops will be held at Portland’s By the Bay Hotel and Convention Center on March 31, 2016, from 9AM-5PM. Register today to ensure your early-bird rates.