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The New York State Archives offers archives and records management training statewide. If your preferred workshop is not available, please contact us at to request it. See our workshop catalog for a complete list of titles.

All State Archives workshops are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

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Date Workshop Titlesort descending Time Workshop Type Region Description Register Presenter Workshop Topic
Thursday, April 29, 2021 Ask Us Anything… About Records Management 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Webinar Statewide

April is National Records Management Month and the State Archives is planning to mark the occasion by holding a forum where state agencies and local governments can ask their most pressing records management questions.

Join us in this webinar to Ask Us Anything…About Records Management.

Come prepared with your questions or just join us to hear what others want to know and learn more about records management.

If you’d like, you can send in your question early to with the subject line “Ask Us Anything” and we’ll answer them during the webinar. 

Register General Records Management
Wednesday, May 5, 2021 Keeping Up With COVID-19 - Maintaining Your Pandemic Records 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Webinar Statewide

The COVID-19 public health emergency has resulted in an unprecedented level of documentation - both of the pandemic’s impact on communities and governments' response to the pandemic. Local governments and state agencies seeking guidance on managing and preserving these records are welcome to join us as we provide some insight on managing records in a remote environment, applying appropriate retention schedule items, and identifying records of enduring historical value.

Register Michael Martin, Jennifer O'Neill Electronic Records, Files Management & Active Records, General Records Management, Retention & Disposition
Thursday, April 22, 2021 Photographs in the Archive: Caring for Photographic Collections 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Webinar Statewide

Presenter: Amanda Murray, Preservation Specialist, DHPSNY. Visual materials are a ubiquitous part of many collections that pose specific challenges to providing access. This session will discuss important considerations for the successful arrangement and description of visual materials in order to gain intellectual and physical control, improve accessibility, and provide for preservation.

Register Collections Management, Historical Records