Best Practices for Legal Archives: Preserving Your Institutional History without Breaking the Bank
Thursday, June 11, 2020 (11am - 12pm US/Central)
This webinar will introduce key archival principles and best practices, explore the process of establishing an institutional archives program, and provide information about free and low-cost resources for the “lone arranger” or small-staff repository. The presentation will introduce practical tips that can be applied to a wide variety of institutions, including schools, law firms, and non-profit organizations. Emphasis will be placed on matters of privacy and security intrinsic to the preservation of legal records.
• learn basic elements of archival theory and how they are applied to the arrangement and description of institutional records
• learn best practices regarding policies (saving, discarding, second opinions, etc.)
• learn about finding aids, their importance, and how to create one that meets national archival standards
Registration for this closes on June 8.
AALL Body of Knowledge Domain:
Electronic Services Manager
Seattle University Law Library
Jane Connelly is Electronic Services Manager and Archivist at Seattle University Law Library. She holds an MLIS with archival emphasis and has worked in academic, private, and public archives in Washington State and Illinois.
Public Services Librarian
Registration Fees:These fees are available through 06/08/2020