The Documentary Heritage & Preservation Services for New York (DHPSNY) is presenting a workshop in the CLRC region.

Essential Policies and Procedures for Cultural Institutions
Thursday, March 23
The Erie Canal Museum
Syracuse, NY

An institution’s collections care and business practices are defined by its written policies and procedures. Institutional memory is often lost through staff changes, but best practices are encoded in these important documents. This program will provide an overview of policy and planning documents that are essential for collections care, such as collections management policies, handling guidelines, and maintenance policies. Participants will learn the critical components of these documents and be given tangible examples of how to adapt them to different institutions. Policy development, approval, and implementation responsibilities of staff, volunteers, and board will be discussed.

Presenter: Amelia Parks, Archives Specialist, DHPSNY

Registration: 9:15 – 9:30 AM
Program: 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM

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Free for New York institutions, DHPSNY’s workshops promote interactive learning, networking, and collaboration while addressing the needs of professionals and volunteers responsible for the care and handling of historical records.

Other dates/locations:
Tuesday, March 7
The Explorers Club
New York, NY
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Monday, March 20
Broome County Public Library
Binghamton, NY
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