The Texas Historical Records Advisory Board (THRAB) presents FREE professional development workshop for archivists, librarians, and other staff members in Texas archival repositories in fulfillment of its initiative to support education and training for professionals


Two Workshop Coming in 2018 – Dates to be Determined

Grant Proposal Writing

 
Description:
 
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.
 
Who Should Attend?
 
Archivists, librarians, and staff members at Texas archival repositories who have a responsibility to explore and an interest in funding resources for preservation, processing, digitization and similar projects. An emphasis on NHPRC and other federal grants is stressed.

Class Limit:

30 attendees. Spaces available on a first come, first serve basis.


December 2017 - Registration Now Open

1. Copyright Issues for Digital Archives

As part of its efforts to support education and training for archivists, librarians, and others charged with preserving and providing access to the rich documentary heritage of the state, the Texas Historical Records Advisory Board is pleased to announce a FREE workshop on “Copyright Issues for Digital Archives.”

The workshop was developed by the Society of American Archives as part of its Digital Archives Specialist curriculum. This workshop is open only to archivists, librarians, and staff members at Texas archival repositories who are charged with managing digital projects and who need to address copyright legal issues relating to the digital archives of their institutions.  

Date: December 4, 2017
Time: 9 AM to 5 PM
Location: Tocker Learning Center (2nd Floor), Texas State Library and Archives Commission, Austin, TX

Description:

This course covers copyright legal issues specific to archives of digital material. You'll examine the impact of electronic technologies on the long-held law and tenets of copyright, including digital rights management and acquiring and advising on the use of rights in records. You'll look at the basic text of relevant federal statutes and significant case law as well as examine case studies. A very brief review of copyright essentials will be provided to ground the discussion. The focus of the day will be on how to think through and identify options for resolving the most commonly encountered.

Class Limit:

Spaces available on a first come, first serve basis.  Maximum size is 30 attendees.  Limited to one (1) attendee per institution

Coming in 2018 - Date to be Determined

1. Preserving Digital Archives

Date: Coming in 2018 - Date to be Determined
Time: 9 AM to 5 PM
Location: Tocker Learning Center (2nd Floor), Texas State Library and Archives Commission, Austin, TX
 
Description:
 
How do you start a digital preservation program? This course is designed to help practitioners move from understanding the core vocabulary, standards, and best practices of digital preservation toward program planning, policy development, and systems evaluation. Through presentation, discussion, and hands-on exercises, the course will build on core concepts, explore organizational aspects of digital preservation, introduce tools and standards for technical and preservation metadata, and examine factors to consider in evaluating and selecting digital preservation systems.
 
Attendees may bring a laptop to participate in this course, but it is not required.

Class Limit:

30 attendees. Spaces available on a first come, first serve basis.

 

To register, please complete this THRAB Professional Development workshop form

 

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

 

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