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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 archtrain@nysed.gov 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 Title Time Workshop Type Region Description Presenter Workshop Topic Register
Thursday, May 30, 2024 Basic Salvage Techniques for Paper Collections 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Classroom Training

This program will cover the role of wet salvage of paper-based collections as part of a larger incident response. After an overview of emergency preparation and response protocols, participants will take on incident response roles and run through a mock-flood scenario. In this hands-on program, participants will work in groups to salvage and triage a variety of collection items from a pool, including papers, photographs, and bound materials. A post-scenario debrief gives participants the opportunity to review their actions with workshop instructors.

Historical Records Register
Friday, May 31, 2024 Basic Salvage Techniques for Paper Collections 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Classroom Training

This program will cover the role of wet salvage of paper-based collections as part of a larger incident response. After an overview of emergency preparation and response protocols, participants will take on incident response roles and run through a mock-flood scenario. In this hands-on program, participants will work in groups to salvage and triage a variety of collection items from a pool, including papers, photographs, and bound materials. A post-scenario debrief gives participants the opportunity to review their actions with workshop instructors.

Historical Records Register
Monday, June 3, 2024 Basic Salvage Techniques for Paper Collections 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Classroom Training

This program will cover the role of wet salvage of paper-based collections as part of a larger incident response. After an overview of emergency preparation and response protocols, participants will take on incident response roles and run through a mock-flood scenario. In this hands-on program, participants will work in groups to salvage and triage a variety of collection items from a pool, including papers, photographs, and bound materials. A post-scenario debrief gives participants the opportunity to review their actions with workshop instructors.

Historical Records Register
Tuesday, June 4, 2024 Basic Salvage Techniques for Paper Collections 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Classroom Training

This program will cover the role of wet salvage of paper-based collections as part of a larger incident response. After an overview of emergency preparation and response protocols, participants will take on incident response roles and run through a mock-flood scenario. In this hands-on program, participants will work in groups to salvage and triage a variety of collection items from a pool, including papers, photographs, and bound materials. A post-scenario debrief gives participants the opportunity to review their actions with workshop instructors.

Historical Records Register
Thursday, June 6, 2024 Developing Office Schedules 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Webinar Statewide

This session is intended to help State Agencies and Local Governments develop office schedules that they can use to simplify records retention.  You will learn:

  • What office schedules are
  • Why they're effective
  • How to start creating one to meet your organization's needs
Arthur Siegel, Sarah Durling Policies and Procedures, Retention and Disposition Register
Wednesday, June 12, 2024 Basic Salvage Techniques for Paper Collections 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Classroom Training

This program will cover the role of wet salvage of paper-based collections as part of a larger incident response. After an overview of emergency preparation and response protocols, participants will take on incident response roles and run through a mock-flood scenario. In this hands-on program, participants will work in groups to salvage and triage a variety of collection items from a pool, including papers, photographs, and bound materials. A post-scenario debrief gives participants the opportunity to review their actions with workshop instructors.

Historical Records Register
Thursday, June 13, 2024 Basic Salvage Techniques for Paper Collections 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Classroom Training

This program will cover the role of wet salvage of paper-based collections as part of a larger incident response. After an overview of emergency preparation and response protocols, participants will take on incident response roles and run through a mock-flood scenario. In this hands-on program, participants will work in groups to salvage and triage a variety of collection items from a pool, including papers, photographs, and bound materials. A post-scenario debrief gives participants the opportunity to review their actions with workshop instructors.

Historical Records Register