THRAB Offers Free SAA Webinar: Metadata Overview for Archivists

The Texas Historical Records Advisory Board (THRAB) is pleased to offer a FREE webcast course presented by the Society of American Archivists.”Metadata Overview for Archivists” is a 90-minute on-demand webinar that provides the basics of descriptive, technical, structural, and administrative metadata. This foundational webinar will help participants define the basic concepts of metadata, identify sources and types, assess how much metadata is enough, and more.

THRAB will also cover the cost of DAS-enrolled candidates to take the exam. Enrollment for this webinar is limited to 30 registrants and only one registrant per Texas archival repository. Preference will be given to those from smaller and mid-sized institutions and those wishing to take the exam. Registration requests will be accepted until November 21, 2018 and notifications will be sent by November 27, 2018. THRAB requests that participants complete the course by December 28, 2018.

To register, please submit this THRAB Professional Development Workshop form.

Sponsored by the Texas Historical Records Advisory Board and the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. Funding provided by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Celebrate Texas Archives Month!

We are celebrating Texas Archives Month throughout the month of October along with repositories around the state. Visit our webpage for news of awards, events, exhibits and proclamations happening in Texas. The page features the virtual Texas Archives Month poster, which allows visitors to click through to the home repositories housing the digital images. Part of the celebration is recognizing the efforts to preserve and make accessible the cultures and cultural traditions of Texas. Out of the Stacks blog posts in October will highlight archival activities and collections. Be sure to follow @TSLAC on social media for the most current happenings!

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Registration Open! Participate in a Free Workshop: Introduction to Grant Proposals

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“Introduction to Grant Proposals” will take place at the U.T.E.P. Library in El Paso on August 21, 2018.

The Texas Historical Records Advisory Board (THRAB) presents the second of two free workshops this summer for Texas archives professionals. Registration is open for “Introduction to Grant Proposals,” which takes place on August 21, 2018 at the U.T.E.P. Library in El Paso. This course surveys the types of state, federal, and private foundation grants available and provides information about researching and writing grant proposals. Topics include types of grants, types of funders, elements of a grant proposal, the grant review process, managing your grant project, reporting requirements, and funding resources. To learn more and register, visit: https://www.tsl.texas.gov/workshops.

THRAB workshops are presented in conjunction with the Texas State Library and Archives Commission and supported by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Registration Open! Workshop: Introduction to Grant Proposals

Learn how to fund your next project by participating in a free workshop on writing grant proposals. “Introduction to Grant Proposals” surveys the types of state, federal, and private foundation grants available and provides information about researching and writing grant proposals. Topics include types of grants, types of funding, elements of a grant proposal, the grant review process, managing your grant project, reporting requirements, and funding resources.

Dates/Locations:

7/24/2018  Stephen F. Austin University, Nacogdoches, Texas.
8/21/2018  University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas.

Learn more and register here: https://www.tsl.texas.gov/workshops

Supported by the National Archives’ National Historical Publications & Records Commission (NHPRC), the Texas Historical Records Advisory Board (THRAB) presents professional development workshops free of charge for archivists, librarians, and other staff members in Texas archival repositories in fulfillment of its initiative to support education and training for professionals.