A basic knowledge of archival practice is recommended for enrolling in our workshops. 

Records Management Refresher for Archives and Museum Professionals Workshop

Instructor: Shamin Malmas, MAS/MLIS, Records Management Archivist, SFU

Instructor Bio:

As Records Management Archivist at SFU, Shamin is responsible for the continued development, implementation, and maintenance of the records management program, which aims to ensure that the University’s current and future records and information management needs are met. 

Shamin has worked as an information professional in a variety of public and private sector settings across Western Canada. She also served as President of the Archives Society of Alberta, 2014-2018. Shamin is a graduate of the University of British Columbia's School of Library, Archival and Informations Studies and holds a Master of Archival Studies (MAS) and a Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS).

Date: September 15 and 29, 2023

Time: 10:30am - 1:30pm MST

Location: online course


Over the course of two days (Friday September 15 and 29) the workshop will provide those working in the GLAM sector an opportunity to review and refresh their records management knowledge. Day One of the workshop will cover basic concepts and terms in records management, the importance of records management policy, and how to conduct a records inventory. Day two of the workshop will cover classification and naming conventions, records retention and final disposition, and issues in digital records management.  A take home activity will enable participants to test the concepts they learn in the workshop at their own institutions.

Who should attend: Those who are working in the GLAM (galleries, libraries, archives and museums) sector and would like a refresher on records management.

Class size: 12 (minimum) / 20 (maximum)

Cost: $50 (ASA member); $65 (non-member)

Registration deadline: September 4, 2023

Member-only Registration Opens: August 8, 2023

Non-member Registration Opens: August 17, 2023


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