Upcoming Workshops 

Core Concepts of Accessibility in Archives

Monday, April 26, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. (webinar)

Presenter: Dr. Lydia Tang (LYRASIS)

Accessibility must be designed into programs and workflows, and there are many ways that archivists can actively improve accessibility for everyone. 

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Hands-on with Padlet: Creating A Virtual Interactive Space with Archives for Instruction and Beyond

Monday, April 26, 11:30 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. (webinar)

Presenters:  Rachel Wen-Paloutzian and Laura Poladian (Loyola Marymount University)

While active learning practices have gained momentum in archival instruction in recent years, the switch to online environments lends itself more to a show-and-tell style of sharing archival materials. How do we create a virtual space for more meaningful interaction between archives and audiences? Participants of this webinar will discover ways of using Padlet, a digital interface, to invite audiences to immerse themselves in and work imaginatively with archival objects in a virtual space.

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What it means to be responsible for climate-related records: Creating and using climate-related archives

Monday, April 26, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. (webinar)

Presenters: Jillian Lohndorf (Internet Archive) and Claire Williams (University of British Columbia)

Climate change has created new levels of precarity for archival holdings throughout the west coast; it is a cumulative result of past actions often taken in the interest of capital, which had large scale impacts on our environment. These actions have a corresponding historical record which can be found in archives throughout the west. Today, climate change disproportionately affects different communities based on intersections of power and privilege in North America.

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If you have a suggestion for a workshop topic, or if you have any questions, the contact info for the Co-Chairs of the Education Committee is on our Committees web page.

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