Past Workshops


2017

November 6, 2017 (webinar)

Copyright Workflows for Work with Visual Resources

Presenter: Rachael G. Samberg, University of California, Berkeley


November 3, 2017 in Los Angeles, CA

Get Hands On: Improving Descriptive Practices for Born-Digital Material in an Archival Context

Instructors: Shira Peltzman, UCLA and Annalise Berdini, UCSD


September 21, 2017 (webinar)
An Archivist Walks into a Backlog: Strategies for Efficient Processing
Presenters: Laura Uglean Jackson and Kelly Spring

April 27, 2017 in Pasadena, CA
Wall to Wall: Building a Loans Program for Special Collections and Archives
Instructor: Sharon Robinson, The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens

April 27, 2017 in Pasadena, CA
Copyright Issues for Digital Archives
(Offered by the Society of American Archivists, sponsored by SCA)
Instructor: Heather Briston, UCLA
Walter P. Gray III Scholarship Recipients: Elizabeth Gomez, Kimberley Jackson, and Sara Schwartz Kendall


2016


December 9, 2016 in Los Angeles, CA
The Ins and Outs of Being an Effective Supervisor
Instructor: Cindy Mediavilla, UCLA
Walter P. Gray III Scholarship Recipients: Summer Espinoza and Shaula Stephenson


November 10, 2016 in Santa Clara, CA
Appraisal of Electronic Records
(Offered by the Society of American Archivists, sponsored by SCA)


April 7, 2016 at the Annual General Meeting in Santa Rosa, CA:
Using ePADD to Process and Provide Access to Email Archives
Instructors: Josh Schneider and Peter Chan, Stanford University; and 
Getting Started with ArchivesSpace

Instructor: Sue Luftschein, University of Southern California


March 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, CA
Get Hands-On: An Introduction to Making Special Collections Instruction a Rich and Transformative Learning Experience
Instructor: Michaela Ullmann, Exile Studies Librarian at USC


February 26, 2016 (Webinar)
Choosing a Digital Asset Management System
Instructors: Bertram Lyons, Jaime Henderson, Sean Heyliger, and Carl Stahmer



2015

August 27, 2015 in San Diego, CA
Getting Started with ArchivesSpace
Instructor: Sue Luftschein, Archival and Metadata Librarian at USC
Walter P. Gray III Scholarship Recipients: Lauren Menges and Nicholas Beyelia
 

May 15, 2015 in Malibu, CA
Practical Exhibition Preparation and Preservation Issues
Instructors: Jennifer Kim, Associate Conservator at the Autry National Center
Erin Jue, Assistant Conservator at LACMA
Walter P. Gray III Scholarship Recipients: Dawn Rocha and Krystal Young


May 1, 2015 in Los Angeles, CA
Practical Exhibition Preparation and Preservation Issues
Instructors: 
Jennifer Kim, Associate Conservator at the Autry National Center
Erin Jue, Assistant Conservator at LACMA
Walter P. Gray III Scholarship Recipient: John Fiedor, Project Archivist at the Center for Sacramento History

April 17, 2014 in Berkeley, CA
Exhibitions for Beginners
Instructor: 
Nancy Arms Simon, Visual Resources Specialist, J. Paul Leonard Library, San Francisco State University
Walter P. Gray III Scholarship Recipient: Todd Shulman, Napa Police Historical Society

Workshop presentation and handouts:

2015armssimon_presentationslides.pptx

2015armssimon_agenda.pdf

2015armssimon_assessment.pdf

2015armssimon_exhibit_object_spreadsheet.xlsx

2015armssimon_exhibitschedule_v2.pdf


2014

November 22, 2014 in San Marino, CA
Exhibition Development, Design, and Assessment: Best Practices
Instructor:
Karina White, Senior Exhibition Developer, The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens
Walter P. Gray III Scholarship Recipient: Hilary Swett, Archivist at the Writers Guild Foundation


November 21, 2014 in San Marino, CA
Exhibition Development, Design, and Assessment: Best Practices
Instructor:
Karina White, Senior Exhibition Developer, The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens
Walter P. Gray III Scholarship Recipient: JoAnn Fujikawa, Staff Services Analyst for the POST Library and Archives


November 4, 2014 in Oakland, CA
Engine or Caboose? The Changing Relationship between Archives and Records Management Instructors:
Leslie R. Fisher, MLIS, CLIS, Records Retention Manager, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
Sydney Bailey, Archivist, California State Archives
Walter P. Gray III Scholarship Recipient: Michael McNeil, Bibliographer II at UC Berkeley School of Information
Leslie Fisher and Sydney Bailey's presentation (PowerPoint)


May 8, 2014 in Palm Springs, CA (a pre-AGM workshop of the 2014 AGM)
Media Rising: Bringing Audiovisual Collections Back to Life
Instructor:
Pamela Vadakan, California Preservation Program


May 8, 2014 in Palm Springs, CA (a pre-AGM workshop of the 2014 AGM)
Accessioning and Ingest of Electronic Records
(Offered by the Society of American Archivists, sponsored by SCA)
Instructor:
Erin E. Faulder


March 28, 2014 in Sacramento, CA
Practical Project Management for Archivists
Instructor:
Mitchell Brodsky, Digital Archives Manager at the New York Philharmonic



2013

November 5, 2013 in Riverside, CA
Making the Most of the Intern
Instructors:
Liza Posas, Head Librarian/Archivist, Braun Research Library, Autry National Center, and LA as Subject Coordinator
Joanne Lammers, Director of the Archive, Writers Guild Foundation
Jackie Dooley, Program Officer for OCLC Research and Immediate Past President of Society of American Archivists
Chaitra Powell, Project Archivist, Mayme A. Clayton Library and Museum


November 4, 2013 in San Francisco, CA
Sharing Archival Collections in the 21st Century: Legal Issues
Instructor:
Mary Minow, AMLS, JD, author and manage of Stanford's Copyright and Fair Use website
Mary Minow's list of resources (via LibraryLaw blog)


April 11, 2013 in Berkeley, CA
To Boldly Go: Digitization, Preservation and Social Media for the Fearless Lone Arranger
Instructors:
Vicky McCargar, Archivist and Special Collections Librarian for Mount St. Mary's College
Kenn Bicknell, Digital Resources Librarian at the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority


April 11, 2013 in Berkeley, CA (a pre-AGM workshop of the 2013 AGM)
Privacy and Confidentiality Issues for Digital Archives
(Offered by the Society of American Archivists, sponsored by SCA)
Instructor:
Heather Briston, Head of Public Services for UCLA Library Special Collections


2012

December 4, 2012 in Yorba Linda, CA
Describing Archives from Start to Finish
Instructors:
Brooke M. Black and Audra Eagle Yun


November 8, 2012 in Stanford, CA
Accessioning Born-Digital Materials
Instructor:
Peter Chan, Digital Archivist for Stanford University, Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Peter Chan's presentation (PDF)


April 26, 2012 in Ventura, CA (a pre-AGM workshop of the 2012 AGM)
Digital Curation: Creating an Environment for Success
(Offered by the Society of American Archivists, sponsored by SCA)

Instructor:
Jackie Esposito, Owner of archival consulting firm, Archives and Old Lace


April 26, 2012 in Ventura, CA (a pre-AGM workshop of the 2012 AGM)
Preservation for Archives and Archivists
Instructor:
Kristen St. John, Collections Conservator for the UCLA Library


March 30, 2012 in San Francisco, CA
DIY Usability Testing: Quick and Approachable Methods To Improve Your Website and Other Communication Channels By Listening to Users
Instructor:
Anne Hall, Research Librarian and Archivist at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco


January 20, 2012 in Thousand Oaks, CA
Introduction to Electronic Records
Instructor:
Mahnaz Ghaznavi, Curator of University Archives for Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles


2011

September 30, 2011 in San Francisco, CA
Modeling & Constructing Digital Objects: Using the Archivists' Toolkit
(Sponsored by the California Digital Library and SCA)
Instructors:
Bradley D. Westbrook, Metadata Librarian & Digital Archivist at the UC San Diego Libraries; Project Manager of the Archivists’ Toolkit (AT) project
Adrian Turner, Data Consultant at the California Digital Library, Digital Special Collections


March 7, 2011 in San Marino, CA
Oral History for Archivists
Instructor:
Teresa Barnett, head of the UCLA Library’s Center for Oral History Research


2010

February 26, 2010 in Rohnert Park, CA
Cataloging Rare Books
October 15, 2009 in Los Angeles, CA
The Business of Audio-Visual Preservation


2009

September 18, 2009 in San Francisco, CA
Describing Photographs in Archival Collections
June 19, 2009 in Stanford, CA
Demystifying and Adopting Web 2.0 Technology in the Archives


2008

October 22-23, 2008 in Orange, CA
Implementing DACS Using the Archivists' Toolkit
(Offered by the Society of American Archivists, sponsored by SCA) 
October 17, 2008 in San Jose, CA
Conservation Basics


April 11, 2008 in Fullerton, CA
Implementing DACS


January 11, 2008 in Sacramento, CA
Archives on the Move! Plan to Move Your Collection/Renovate Your Facility
Instructors:
Elizabeth Konzak, Hoover Institution Archives as Assistant Archivist for Processing
Lori Lindberg, Archival Consultant and Lecturer in the archives specialization at the School of Library and Information Science at San Jose State University
Laren Metzer, Deputy State Archivist


2007

November 16, 2007 in Los Angeles, CA
Describing and Organizing Photographs


July 27, 2007 in San Francisco, CA
Implementing DACS (a follow up to the SAA workshop on DACS -- November 3, 2006 in Mountain View, CA)
Instructors:
Alison Bridger, Manuscripts Cataloger at UC Berkeley, The Bancroft Library
Michelle Light, Archivist at UC Irvine, Langson Library


2006

November 3, 2006 in Mountain View, CA
All About DACS
(Offered by the Society of American Archivists, sponsored by SCA)
Instructor:
William E. Landis, Metadata Coordinator, University of California


November, 2006
Databases for Archival Collections


March 17, 2006 in Los Angeles, CA
Cataloging Photographs


2005

July 22, 2005 in San Francisco, CA
Copyright in the Digital Age: Archivists and the Internet
Instructors:
Tyler Ochoa, Law Professor, Santa Clara University Law School
Elizabeth Townsend, Attorney; non-resident fellow at Stanford Law School Center for Internet and Society
Rick Prelinger, Archivist; Filmmaker; Board Member of National Film Preservation Board as representative of the Association of Moving Image Archivists; Board President of the Internet Archive and San Francisco Cinematheque; Co-Founder of the Prelinger Library


July 22, 2005 in San Diego, CA
Introduction to Architectural Records
2004

May 8, 2004 in Los Angeles, CA
ACA Test Prep
February 11, 2004 in Los Angeles, CA
Introduction to Records Management
(Co-Sponsored with ARMA LA Chapter)
2002

September 20-21, 2002 in Northridge, CA
Encoded Archival Description
(Offered by the Society of American Archivists, sponsored by SCA) 
May 17, 2002 in Berkeley, CA
Showing 'em What You've Got: Planning and Executing a Successful Exhibit
January 25, 2002 in Northridge, CA
Audio Preservation: Moving the Sounds of the Past into the Future
2001

June 7, 2001 in Los Angeles, CA
Preserving Photographs
(Co-Sponsored with LA as Subject)
2000

September 23, 2000 in Los Angeles, CA
Introduction to Electronic Records
September 21, 2000 in Sacramento, CA
Introduction to Electronic Records


May 12, 2000 in San Francisco, CA
Make New Friends and Keep the Old: Outreach and Public Relations for Archives


1999

November 12, 1999 in San Marino, CA
Out of the Box: Enterprise and Archival Exhibits


November 12, 1999 in San Jose, CA 
Volunteers: Can’t Live Without Them


1998

December 4, 1998 in San Bruno, CA
Government Records: Of the People, For the People, By the People
November 6, 1998 in Los Angeles, CA
Garnering Grants: Seeking Funding Sources and Preparing a Proposal
1997

October 27, 1997 
The Basics of Archival Practice
October 24, 1997 in San Marino, CA
Democracy’s Paper Trail: Exploring Government Records
April 30, 1997 in Sacramento, CA
Emergency Preparedness and Recovery: Issues and Practices
1996

November 22, 1996
Oral History Programs: An Introduction
April 24, 1996 in Riverside, CA
Maintaining Physical and Intellectual Control of Collections
March 8, 1996
Digital Dilemmas: Access and Ethics
1995

December 1, 1995
Issues in Archival Security
May 12, 1995 in San Marino, CA
Imaging
January 24, 1995 in Thousand Oaks, CA
Disaster Recovery
1994

March 4, 1994 in San Francisco, CA
Faster than a Speeding Bullet: Archives in the Electronic Age
1993

November 19, 1993 in Los Angeles, CA
Getting a Grip on Grants
November 19, 1993 in San Francisco, CA
Capturing Cash for Your Collections
June 11, 1993 in Thousand Oaks, CA
Investing in the Future by Documenting the Past: Business Archives
January 22, 1993 in San Marino, CA
From Daguerreotypes to Digital Scanners: Managing Photographic Collections
1992

December 18, 1992 in San Francisco, CA
Management of Photographic Collections
March 27, 1992 in San Francisco, CA
The Business of Business Records
1991

November 22, 1991 in Los Angeles, CA
Ephemera: Its Collection, Care, and Use
November 15, 1991 in Sacramento, CA
Ephemera: Its Collection, Care, and Use


June 10, 1991 in Redlands, CA
Outreach and Inreach: Promoting Archives to the Public and Your Parent Institution
1990

November 30, 1990 in San Marino, CA
Showing Your Treasures: Safe Exhibition Techniques
November 16, 1990 in San Bruno, CA
Showing Your Treasures: Safe Exhibition Techniques


November 5, 1990 in San Diego, CA
Manuscript and Archival Resources in California
(SCA sponsored session presented at California Library Association annual conference)


June 15, 1990 in Sacramento, CA
Outreach and Inreach: Promoting Archives to the Public and to Your Parent Institution


1989

December 8, 1989 in Fullerton, CA
Preventing and Detecting Theft and Forgeries in the Archives
November 17, 1989 in Stanford, CA
Preventing and Detecting Theft and Forgeries in the Archives
April 14, 1989 in Los Angeles, CA
Archives and the Law


1988

December 2, 1988 in San Marino, CA
Archives and Publishing
March 25, 1988 in Cupertino, CA
Archives and the Law
March 17-18, 1988 in Sacramento, CA
Basic Archives Workshop


May 29, 1988 in Malibu, CA
Repository Management: A View From the Inside


1987

October, 1987 in Santa Clara, CA
MicroMARC/AMC


October, 1987 in Dominguez Hills, CA
MicroMARC/AMC
1986

December 5, 1986  in San Francisco, CA
Space Management Planning: New & Renovated Facilities


December 5, 1986 in San Marino, CA
Lessons to be Learned: Recovering from a Disaster


November 10, 1986 in San Diego, CA
Basic Archival Workshop


June 23, 1986 in Stanford, CA
Grants: Application & Management


1985

November 22, 1985 in Northridge, CA
Ethical Considerations in an Archival SettingUrban Archives Center


October 21, 1985 in , San Francisco, CA
Basic Archival Workshop
October 4, 1985 in Berkeley, CA
Ethical Considerations in an Archival Setting


June 14, 1985 in Los Angeles, CA
Space Management Planning


1984

November 16, 1984 in San Diego, CA
Photography & Photographic Collections


Fall Workshop in Lodi, CA
Photography


March 30, 1984 in Santa Clara, CA
Disaster Preparedness


1983

November 4, 1983 in  San Francisco, CA
Reference Services


October 21, 1983 in  San Marino, CA
San Marino 


April 18, 1983 in San Diego, CA
Retention Schedules


1982

November 12, 1982 in City of Industry, CA
Archival Networks & Inter-Institutional Cooperation


November 6, 1982 in Stanford, CA
Archival Networks & Inter-Institutional Cooperation


June 24, 1982 in  Sacramento, CA
Archives -in the Beginning


1981

November 13, 1981 in Los Angeles, CA
Archives & Records Management
(Held jointly with ARMA L.A.)


November 6, 1981 in Oakland, CA
Archives & Records Management


May 29, 1981 in Northridge, CA 
Public Awareness & Public Relations


1980

November 22, 1980  in Laguna Niguel, CA
Access through Finding Aids


November 7, 1980 in Stanford, CA  
Access through Finding Aids


February 19, 1980 in Northridge, CA
Conservation


January 25, 1980 in San Diego, CA
Joint workshop with California Historical Records Educational & Consultant Service


1979

December 7, 1979 in Davis, CA
Local Source for Local History


December 1, 1979 in San Diego, CA 
New Archival Programs & Regional Cooperation


July 6, 1979 in  San Bruno, CA
Appraisal of Case Files/Privacy
(Held jointly with the National Archives)


1978

October 27, 1978 in Salinas, CA
Basic Archival Principles & Practices


September 30, 1978 in San Marino, CA
Conservation


July 16-21, 1978 in Berkeley, CA
Care of Historical Records
(Held jointly with SAA)


1977

December 3, 1977 in Los Angeles, CA
Funding


November 12, 1977 in Berkeley,  CA
Funding


1976

February 14, 1976 in Beverly Hills, CA
Security


February 6, 1976 in Sacramento, CA
Security


1975

November 8, 1975 in Los Angeles, CA
Acquisition & Appraisal of Manuscript & Special Collections


October 24, 1975 in San Francisco, CA
Acquisition & Evaluation of Manuscript Materials


1974

October 26, 1974 in Los Angeles, CA
Photographs


October 18, 1974  in Sacramento, CA
Photographs


1973

November 2-3, 1974 in Palo Alto. CA
Workshop 


1972

November 11-12, 1972 in Bakersfield, CA
Processing Manuscript & Archival Materials
(Held jointly with Conference of California Historical Societies)
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