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July 2020

Digitization 101 – Part 2: Tools and Techniques (OLHA)

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online
Free

Interested in learning how you can digitize your collections? Attend our FREE 3-part webinar series to learn almost everything you need to know, from start to finish. Part 2, Tools and Techniques, will cover equipment, scanning standards and best practices, and newspaper digitization. Sponsored by the Ohio Local History Alliance and presented by Ohio Memory staff at the Ohio History Connection.

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Cemeteries for Genealogy Research (OHC Webinar)

July 18 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Online
Free

Saturday July 18, 2020 ∞ 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Online Hunting for an ancestor’s gravestone can be an exciting adventure or a frustrating series of dead ends. When we find our ancestor’s gravestone, we often are in awe, as it can give important birth, death, and marriage dates. To provide this information, cemeteries need to be preserved and be taken care of. Join cemetery expert Krista Horrocks as she explains how the gravestones and historical documentation on cemeteries provide important genealogical information,…

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August 2020

Cracking the Code: Volunteer Programs (OLHA Webinar Series)

August 7 @ 10:00 am - August 14 @ 11:00 am
Online
Free

CRACKING THE CODE: Volunteer Program Webinar Series For many local organizations, a primary concern is a lack of volunteers needed to reach their goals. Through this workshop series, we will provide local history and community non-profits with the tools to build the infrastructure to recruit and effectively utilize volunteers. Participants will have the opportunity to use their own organizations as case studies, hopefully leading to real change and implementation. August 7 - 10:00-11:30 Back to the Basics August 14 -…

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Collections 101 & 102: Getting Off on the Right Foot (OLHA Webinar Series)

August 11 @ 10:00 am - August 13 @ 11:30 pm
Online
Free

A primer on object handling, labeling, storage solutions, research, and more. Connect with other institutions and Ohio History Service Corps (AmeriCorps) resources while learning about basic standards, practices, and principles of collections care. This two-part webinar is structured for small to medium size local history organizations who are just starting out or are looking for a refresher on best practices for collections care and management. August 11, 2020 - 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Collections 101 Part one - Documenting…

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Digitization 101 – Part 3: Providing Access and Measuring Success (OLHA)

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online
Free

Interested in learning how you can digitize your collections? Attend our FREE 3-part webinar series to learn almost everything you need to know, from start to finish. Part 3, Providing Access and Measuring Success will cover metadata standards and best practices; storage; hosting and public access; and project evaluation. Sponsored by the Ohio Local History Alliance and presented by Ohio Memory staff at the Ohio History Connection.

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