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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 Presenter Workshop Topic Register
Tuesday, January 9, 2024 LGRMIF Grants Kickoff Meeting 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Webinar Statewide
Thinking about applying for a 2023-2024 Local Government Records Management Improvement Fund (LGRMIF) grant? Then join us for this grants kickoff meeting where we will review:
  • how to prepare for grant writing season
  • important dates and requirements you need to know
  • the resources and contacts you’ll need to prepare a strong application.
David Lowry, Maria McCashion, Michael Martin, Monica Hauck-Whealton, Sarah Durling LGRMIF Grant Program Register
Wednesday, December 13, 2023 Digital Imaging 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Webinar Statewide
Imaging, Scanning or Digitizing: Whatever you call it, how you can make your paper records accessible electronically.
Scanning paper records and making them available to the public via a content management system will increase access and allow sharing of important information. This webinar will introduce the basic principles of digital imaging. 
This webinar focuses on:
  • How to select records to scan
  • How to plan for and carry out a successful imaging project
  • Discussion of Imaging Guidelines/standards
  • Determining who will do the work of records preparation, scanning, verification and project management
  • Discussing the costs of scanning: in house vs a vendor
  • How to establish and maintain an imaging program/system
Monica Hauck-Whealton, Vincent Commisso Imaging Register