METRO & ART Present: Appraisal of Electronic Records (SAA DAS Workshop)

Speaker Caryn Wojcik
Caryn Wojcik has worked for the State of Michigan since 1996. She is responsible for appraising public records for their historical value, developing Retention and Disposal Schedules for public records, training government employees about best practices for records management, and for developing electronic records management and preservation strategies. Ms. Wojcik ...

Caryn Wojcik has worked for the State of Michigan since 1996. She is responsible for appraising public records for their historical value, developing Retention and Disposal Schedules for public records, training government employees about best practices for records management, and for developing electronic records management and preservation strategies. Ms. Wojcik received both her bachelor's degree in history (1993) and her master's degree in information and library science (1995) from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She is a Certifed Archivist (received 2001). Ms Wojcik participated in many grant projects funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC), including the SDSC Archivists' Workbench project, the Michigan RMA Pilot Project, the PERM Project, the PAT Project and DCAPE. Ms. Wojcik is secretary to the Board of Directors of the National Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators (NAGARA).

Full Description

After a review of the fundamental principles of archival appraisal and appraisal policies, you'll be introduced to the unique issues that need to be addressed when appraising electronic records. Case studies will highlight the practical aspects of appraisal when dealing with electronic records.

Objectives:

  • Develop an appraisal policy for your archives
  • Include electronic records on records retention and disposal schedules; appraise electronic records for your archives
  • Address technical issues (such as metadata, software dependence, etc.) that arise when appraising electronic records
  • Appraise electronic records for your archives

Who should attend:
Archivist Practitioners, Records Managers, anyone responsible for the archival appraisal of electronic records

What should you know?:
Archival appraisal of records, as well as some basic knowledge about digital preservation and electronic records.

This course is one of the Foundational Courses in the Digital Archives Specialist (DAS) Curriculum and Certificate Program and builds on others including Basic Electronic Records. If you intend to pursue the Certificate, you'll need to pass the examination for this course. Please follow "Procedures for DAS webinars" to access exam information.

Pricing:
SAA Members: $185/$235
Institutional METRO Member Employees: $210/$260
Non-Members: $235/$285

For more information, please visit http://bit.ly/XbSH4f.

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN AT:
http://saa.archivists.org/events/appraisal-of-electronic-records-1377/409/


This event is co-sponsored by METRO and the Archivists Round Table of New York.

When?

Mon, Jun. 10, 2013
9 a.m. - 4 p.m. US/Eastern

Where?

METRO Training Center
57 East 11th Street, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10003