Events

Upcoming Events:

Note: registration is limited and required for these events. Please register through the registration links at right. Lunch and Learn Sessions are recorded, and recordings are made available on the ARCS Models and Resources Committee YouTube channel as soon as possible after presentations have taken place.

Lunch and Learn Sessions

Date Time Topic Presenter Registration Link
Thursday, June 13, 2024 3:00-4:00 PM ET Archival Accessioning for Beginners Nicole Menchise, Long Island Library Resources Council Register here.
Thursday, Jul 11, 2024 3:00-4:00 PM ET Archival Arrangement for Beginners Nicole Menchise, Long Island Library Resources Council Register here.
Thursday, August 8, 2024 3:00-4:00 PM ET Preserving Audiotapes and Videotapes Andrew Thomas, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Register here.
Thursday, August 22, 2024 3:00-4:00 PM ET Archival Appraisal for Beginners Nicole Menchise, Long Island Library Resources Council Register here.
Thursday, September 19, 2024 3:00-4:00 PM ET Preserving Film and Outsourcing Digitization Christina Stewart, Media Commons, University of Toronto Register here.
Thursday, October 3, 2024 3:00-4:00 PM ET Preserving Audiotapes and Videotapes Libby Hopfauf, Moving Image Preservation of Puget Sound (MIPops) Register here.
Thursday, October 17, 2024 3:00-4:00 PM ET Film Preservation Hannah Palin, Moving Image Preservation of Puget Sound (MIPops) Register here.

 

Archival Chat Sessions

Note: Archival Chat Sessions are not recorded.

Date Time Topic Presenter Registration Link
Thursday, May 16, 2024 3:00-4:00 PM ET Muslims in Canada Archives Aly Rattansi, Muslims in Canada Archives Register here.
Thursday, May 23, 2024 3:00-4:00 PM ET Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Archives Jeff Anderson, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Archives Register here.
Thursday, June 20, 2024 3:00-4:00 PM ET Shambhala Buddhist Archives Jeanne Riordan, Shambhala Buddhist Archives Register here.
Thursday, September 5, 2024 3:00-4:00 PM ET East Broadtop Railroad: an historic railroad archive Julie Rockwell, East Broad Top Railroad Archives & Special Collections Register here.

 

Past Events:  

Date Time Topic Presenter Recording Link (if available)
Monday, April 25, 2022 3:00-4:00 PM EDT Introduction to Planning for Digitization Projects Beaudry Allen, Villanova University

Recording available on YouTube.

Friday, May 6, 2022 3:00-4:00 PM EDT How to Talk to Management about Archives Lisa Gibbon, Congregation of St. Joseph Archives & Records Retention

Session not recorded.

Friday, May 13, 2022 3:00-4:00 PM EDT The  Importance of Religious Archives Malachy McCarthy, Claretian Missionaries Archives USA-Canada

Recording available on YouTube.

Friday, May 20, 2022 3:00-4:00 PM EDT Making Archive Digital Spaces Accessible Lisa Snider, Access Changes Everything

Recording available on YouTube.

Friday, June 3, 2022 3:00-4:00 PM EDT Archival Outreach Carey Pallister, Consultant

Recording available on YouTube.

Thursday, June 23, 2022 7:00-8:00 PM EDT Social Justice and Catholic Nuns - How Archives Support Research Sara Ludewig, Library of Congress

Session not recorded.

Friday, July 8, 2022 3:00-4:00 PM EDT The Construction of an Archival Vault Junia Papas, Capuchin Franciscan Province of St. Joseph

Recording available on YouTube.

Thursday, July 14, 2022 3:00-4:00 PM EDT Sharing Collection Highlights Janice Rosen, Canadian Jewish Archives

Session not recorded.

Friday, August 12, 2022 3:00-4:00 PM EDT Outreach Lesson Planning Scott Keefer, Daughters of Charity

Recording available on YouTube.

Friday, August 19, 2022

3:00-4:00 PM EDT

How to tackle unprocessed collections

Erin Louthen, Santa Clara University

Session not recorded.

Friday, September 2, 2022 3:00-4:00 PM EDT Reference Services Nadia Nasr, Santa Clara University

Recording available on YouTube.

Wednesday, October 5, 2022 3:00-4:00 PM EDT Introduction to AtoM Jody Robinson, Bishop University, and Mary Grace Kosta, Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph in Canada Archives

Recording available on YouTube.

Friday, November 18, 2022 3:00-4:00 PM EST Archive-It Catherine Falls and Raven Germain, Internet Archive

Recording available on YouTube.

Wednesday, December 14, 2022 3:00-4:00 PM EST Tabernacles of Memory - Congregational Archives: Rooting Us in the Past, Preparing Us For the Future Sister Susan Durkin, Ursuline Sisters of Cleveland; Sister Ginger Downey, Our Lady of Victory Missionary Sisters Recording available on YouTube.
Thursday, January 19, 2023 3:00-4:00 PM EST History and Planning for the Boston College Catholic Religious Archives Repository Michael Burns Session not recorded. 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023 7:00-8:00 PM EST Social Justice and Catholic Nuns Sara Ludewig, Library of Congress Recording available on YouTube. 
Thursday, February 16, 2023 12:00-1:00 PM EST Flickr Commons George Oates, Flickr Foundation Recording available on YouTube.
Thursday, March 16, 2023 3:00-4:00 PM EST Delivering a volunteer program Mary Grace Kosta, CSJ Archives Session not recorded.
Friday, April 14, 2023 3:00-4:00 PM ET Copyright (US) Russell L. Gasero, Reformed Church in America Recording available on YouTube.
Wednesday, April 19, 2023 12:00-1:00 PM ET NDSA Levels of Preservation Jenny Mitcham, Digital Preservation Coalition; Nathan Tallman, Penn State Recording available on YouTube.
Thursday, May 4, 2023 3:00-4:00 PM ET Sacred Scripts: Old German Script (Kurrent) Thomas McCullough, Moravian Archives, Bethlehem Recording available on YouTube.
Thursday, May 18, 2023 3:00-4:00 PM ET Keeping bits together: An introduction to digital preservation Grant Hurley, Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto Recording available on YouTube.
Thursday, July 6, 2023 3:00-4:00 PM ET Social Networks and Archival Context (SNAC) Jerry Simmons and Dina Herbert, National Archives and Records Administration Recording available on YouTube.
Thursday, July 13, 2023 4:00-5:30 PM ET Annual Meeting: Problems unique to religious archives Panel: Russell Gasero, Erin Louthen, Nan Cano, Sarah Waits, and Jeff Anderson; Moderator: Taffey Hall Session not recorded.
Thursday, July 20, 2023 3:00-4:00 PM ET Access and Accessibility: Transcribing handwriting with From the Page Jeremy Heil, Queens University, Kingston, Ontario Recording available on YouTube.
Thursday, August 17, 2023 3:00-4:00 PM ET Copyright (Canada) Lisa Macklem, Western University, London, Ontario Recording available on YouTube.
Monday, September 18, 2023 3:00-4:00 PM ET Environment, storage, and integrated pest management Holly Fiedler, Sisters of St. Francis; Iona McCraith, Archives Consultant Recording available on YouTube.
Thursday, October 19, 2023 3:00-4:00 PM ET Digitizing images to FADGI standards Locrin Stewart, City of Toronto Archives Recording available on YouTube
Wednesday, November 16, 2023 1:00-2:00 PM ET How to write for American Archivist Amy Cooper Cary, Editor of the American Archivist Recording available on YouTube.
Monday, November 20, 2023 3:00-4:00 PM ET Archival arrangement for beginners: What they don’t teach you in school Samantha Thompson, Region of Peel Archives Recording available on YouTube.
Thursday, November 30, 2023 3:00-4:00 PM ET Moving the Immaculate Heart of Mary Archives to University of Southern California Nan Cano, Immaculate Heart Community of California Recording available on YouTube.
Wednesday, December 13, 2023 3:00-4:00 PM ET How to start an archive Ellen Scheinberg, Heritage Professionals Recording available on YouTube.
Thursday, January 11, 2023 3:00-4:00 PM ET Jewish Historical Society of San Diego Laurel Schwartz, Jewish Historical Society of San Diego Session not recorded.
Thursday, January 18, 2024 3:00-4:00 PM ET Controlled Vocabulary Michele Combs, Syracuse University Recording available on YouTube.
Thursday, January 25, 2024 3:00-4:00 PM ET Artificial Intelligence, Copyright, and Education Lisa Macklem, Western University Recording available on YouTube.
Thursday, February 15, 2024 3:00-4:00 PM ET Privacy and Access Restrictions in Religious Archives Mary Grace Kosta, CSJ Archives; Erin Greeno, United Church of Canada; Claire Wilton, Diocese of Toronto/Anglican Church; Laureen Harder-Gissing, Mennonite Archives of Ontario/Conrad Grebel University College Recording available on YouTube.
Thursday, February 22, 2024 3:00-4:00 PM ET Community archiving with Anglican parishes Dez Nacario, Anglican Diocese of Huron Session not recorded.
Thursday, February 29, 2024 3:00-4:00 PM ET Discovering Enslavement Histories Dr. Emilie Leumas, Louisiana State University; Eric Fair Archdiocese of St. Louis Recording available on YouTube. 
Thursday, March 21, 2024 3:00-4:00 PM ET Ancestry Digitization Program  Jared Akenhead, Ancestry Recording available on YouTube.
Thursday, April 11, 2024 3:00-4:00 PM ET More Product, Less Process Holly Mengel, University of Pennsylvania Recording available on YouTube.
Thursday, April 18, 2024 3:00-4:00 PM ET Community Archiving with Madonna House Kathy McVady, Madonna House Session not recorded.