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July 2018

Regional Heritage Stewardship Program Workshop V (Morgantown, WV)

July 23, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
West Virginia University Morgantown, WV 26506 United States + Google Map
$30 – $50

Preservation Planning and Environmental Management A Preservation Plan is an essential document that helps an institution carefully chart a 5-10 year course for the preservation of collections artifacts. Without planning, it can be nearly impossible to effectively budget staff time and resources for collections care. In this workshop, participants will receive guidance on how to create a Preservation Plan. Participants will study sample Plans and practice establishing goals, objectives, and strategies to developing an effective Plan. The speaker will discuss…

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Regional Heritage Stewardship Program Workshop VI (Morgantown, WV)

July 24, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
West Virginia University Morgantown, WV 26506 United States + Google Map
$30 – $50

Emergency Planning and Preparedness One of the most important steps any cultural institution can take to safeguard its collections is to be prepared in the event of an emergency or disaster. The creation of an Emergency Preparedness and Response Plan is vital to the survival of an institution’s artifacts. In this workshop, participants will learn about tools for developing an Emergency Response and Preparedness Plan and the basics of collections salvage. There will be an opportunity to practice hands-on salvage…

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August 2018

CONTENTdm Users Group Meeting

August 1, 2018 - August 2, 2018
Main Library, Columbus Metropolitan Library, 96 S. Grant Avenue
Columbus, OH 43215 United States
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We’re looking forward to seeing you on Wednesday and Thursday, August 1-2, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio, for #CDMUG2018, the annual CONTENTdm Users Group meeting at the gorgeous Columbus Metropolitan Library. Registration: OCLC's generous sponsorship makes it possible for this conference to be free to all CONTENTdm users. Attendance is capped at 100, so register now at https://sites.google.com/view/cdmug2018/registration . Keynote: Digital Library Service Innovations in an Age of Skepticism. Karen Estlund, associate dean for Technology and Digital Strategies for Penn State Libraries.Estlund will review innovative and emerging practices in…

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Toolbox Workshop: Storage and Preservation

August 11, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor, 151 W Wood St
Youngstown, OH 44501 United States
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Free

Speaker: Sherri Goudy, Local History Corps Rep Discuss best storage practices for both your archives and collection, how to protect your collection from potential threats and pests, and where to get your materials! This summer's Toolbox Workshop Series will focus on collection management procedures, care, and needs. Each workshop will focus on current field standards and best practices that fit every organization's budget and volunteer/staff size! Free and open to the public. RSVP and Questions: mccadusale.americoprs@outlook.com 330-941-3459

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Little Cities of Black Diamonds

August 18, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Ohio History Center, 800 E 17th Ave
Columbus, OH 43211 United States
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$15 – $20

The Ohio History Connection’s Archives & Library, the Franklin County Genealogical and Historical Society (FCGHS), and the Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) jointly offer a series of workshops designed to help family history researchers find out about the many records and resources available for research. The workshops offer an in-depth review of methods, tools, and sources for exploring your family’s history. We offer in-person workshops, hands-on technology topics, and webinar presentations. See individual workshop descriptions for location, date, and time. Were your ancestors coal miners from…

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October 2018

Digitization 101 Workshop: Northeast Ohio

October 24, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Lorain Historical Society, 329 West 10th St
Lorain, OH 44052 United States
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Free

Sponsored by the Ohio Local History Alliance Presented by Ohio Memory staff of the Ohio History Connection Interested in learning how you can digitize your collections? Attend one of our FREE workshops! We’ll cover a variety of topics, including: project planning and management funding vendor selection material selection copyright equipment scanning standards and best practices metadata standards and best practices newspaper digitization storage hosting and public access project evaluation Space is limited. Pre-registration required by October 19, 2018. For questions,…

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Digitization 101 Workshop: Southeast Ohio

October 26, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Lillian Jones Museum, 75 Broadway Street
Jackson, OH 45640 United States
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Free

Sponsored by the Ohio Local History Alliance Presented by Ohio Memory staff of the Ohio History Connection Interested in learning how you can digitize your collections? Attend one of our FREE workshops! We’ll cover a variety of topics, including: project planning and management funding vendor selection material selection copyright equipment scanning standards and best practices metadata standards and best practices newspaper digitization storage hosting and public access project evaluation Space is limited. Pre-registration required by October 22, 2018. For questions,…

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The Great Migration: The African American Journey into Columbus

October 27, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Ohio History Center, 800 E 17th Ave
Columbus, OH 43211 United States
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$15 – $20

The Ohio History Connection’s Archives & Library, the Franklin County Genealogical and Historical Society (FCGHS), and the Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) jointly offer a series of workshops designed to help family history researchers find out about the many records and resources available for research. The workshops offer an in-depth review of methods, tools, and sources for exploring your family’s history. We offer in-person workshops, hands-on technology topics, and webinar presentations. See individual workshop descriptions for location, date, and time. Known as the Great Migration, the…

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Digitization 101 Workshop: Southwest Ohio

October 30, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Clark County Historical Society, 117 South Fountain Av
Springfield, OH 45502 United States
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Free

Sponsored by the Ohio Local History Alliance Presented by Ohio Memory staff of the Ohio History Connection Interested in learning how you can digitize your collections? Attend one of our FREE workshops! We’ll cover a variety of topics, including: project planning and management funding vendor selection material selection copyright equipment scanning standards and best practices metadata standards and best practices newspaper digitization storage hosting and public access project evaluation Space is limited. Pre-registration required by October 25, 2018. For questions,…

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November 2018

Digitization 101 Workshop: Central Ohio

November 1, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Ohio History Center, 800 E 17th Ave
Columbus, OH 43211 United States
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Free

Sponsored by the Ohio Local History Alliance Presented by Ohio Memory staff of the Ohio History Connection Interested in learning how you can digitize your collections? Attend one of our FREE workshops! We’ll cover a variety of topics, including: project planning and management funding vendor selection material selection copyright equipment scanning standards and best practices metadata standards and best practices newspaper digitization storage hosting and public access project evaluation Space is limited. Pre-registration required by October 26, 2018. For questions,…

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Digitization 101 Workshop: Northwest Ohio

November 6, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wood County Historical Center & Museum, 13660 County Home Rd
Bowling Green, OH 43402 United States
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Free

Sponsored by the Ohio Local History Alliance Presented by Ohio Memory staff of the Ohio History Connection Interested in learning how you can digitize your collections? Attend one of our FREE workshops! We’ll cover a variety of topics, including: project planning and management funding vendor selection material selection copyright equipment scanning standards and best practices metadata standards and best practices newspaper digitization storage hosting and public access project evaluation Space is limited.  Pre-registration required by November 2, 2018. For questions, contact…

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Toolbox Workshop: Marketing and Social Media Presence for Small Museums

November 17, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor, 151 W Wood St
Youngstown, OH 44501 United States
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Free

Learn about various outreach methods for promoting your small museum, including tips and tricks for social media. Amber Farris, the presenter, is the Director of the McKinley Memorial Museum in Niles, Ohio. This workshop is FREE and open to the public. Send RSVP and questions to Brianna Treleven, bltreleven.americorps@gmail.com, 330-941-3459. Registration is highly encouraged but not required.

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December 2018

Toolbox Workshop: Nonstandard Digital Genealogy Sources

December 1, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor, 151 W Wood St
Youngstown, OH 44501 United States
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Free

Join us for "Digging in the Digital Archive: Discovering Your Family's History in Digital Collections." This workshop will present a how-to guide for finding online sources outside of the major genealogy websites. It will give an overview of discovering free digital collections that are relevant to your research as well as tips and tricks for getting the most of these sites. Kristin Britanik, the presenter, is the Digital Collections Coordinator at the University of Pittsburgh and Founder of Deep Genealogical…

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Researching the United States Census

December 6, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Webinar
$15 – $20

The Ohio History Connection’s Archives & Library, the Franklin County Genealogical and Historical Society (FCGHS), and the Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) jointly offer a series of workshops designed to help family history researchers find out about the many records and resources available for research. The workshops offer an in-depth review of methods, tools, and sources for exploring your family’s history. We offer in-person workshops, hands-on technology topics, and webinar presentations. See individual workshop descriptions for location, date, and time. Census information and records can be…

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January 2019

Prohibition Turns 100! What Was The United States Thinking?!

January 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hey Hey Bar & Grill, 361 E Whittier St
Columbus, 43206 United States
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Free

Join Columbus Historical Society and the Central Ohio Bottle Club for a fun of night of drinks, trivia, and conversation in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 18th Amendment that kicked of Prohibition. Dr. David Steigerwald from Ohio State’s History Department will join us for a brief talk about the history of Prohibition and then we will enjoy some drinking trivia at the Hey Hey Bar & Grill, a Columbus tavern that was a speakeasy during Prohibition.

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