Archive Ambassador training day
- Hampshire Record Office
- 10:00am Wednesday 13 Nov 2013
The Archive Ambassador training scheme, run by Hampshire Archives and Local Studies, based at Hampshire County Council's Record Office in Winchester, offers members of the public the opportunity to learn valuable skills regarding the care of historical records, 10am-3.30pm.
The training includes:-
- Information on the conservation of archives, with simple but effective ways to help preserve collections. What are the main risks? How do we minimise these? What help is available?
- An introduction to organising and cataloguing archive collections, with practical tips and advice. What are archives ? How do we set up a collection?
- How to create digital records and make collections available online. How to get the best from your scans and the type of formats on which to save your material.
- A guide to the basic care of film and sound material by the Wessex Film and Sound Archive Manager.
You also receive an Archive Ambassador handbook which, along with notes on the sessions above, includes further information on more specialist archive-related areas such as copyright issues, oral history recording and exhibitions.
As an added bonus, by signing up as an Archive Ambassador you qualify for a year s free membership (worth £10) of Hampshire Archives Trust, our friends organisation, (www3.hants.gov.uk/archives-trust.htm) which offers a programme of visits to historic venues, some not normally open to the public, a twice-yearly newsletter and an annual report, as well as the satisfaction of knowing that you are helping to preserve Hampshire s archives.
- Cost: £18 per person, advanced booking required
- Venue: Hampshire Record Office
- Telephone: 01962 846154