CPD Workshop - new developments in archiving practice

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This hands-on workshop provides an opportunity for practitioners and others to become familiar with the National Standards for the Preparation and Deposition of Archaeological Archives in Wales.

 

 

Price: £15 (lunch is not included)

Led by: Dr Elizabeth Walker (National Museum Wales), Gareth Edwards (RCHAMW) and Ken Murphy (Dyfed Archaeological Trust).

Following on from a training event last Autumn which focused on the new National Standard and Guidance for Collecting and Depositing Archaeological Archives in Wales (2017)This hands-on workshop provides an opportunity for practitioners and others to become familiar with the National Standards for the Preparation and Deposition of Archaeological Archives in Wales.

Attendees will undertake a Practical exercise in preparing an archaeological archive for deposition in a museum, learn what happens to an archive once it has been deposited and receive refresher training in RCHAMW digital archives preparation.

Attendees will take part in discussions on the development of new guidance for the selection and retention of material for archives, and box deposition charging in Wales. Actively contributing to shaping the future of this area of work.

Attendees can also take part in a tour of the new Archaeology Collection Store at the National Museum.

Knowledge of this Guidance and adherence to its standards is essential to anyone working in Wales and compiling archaeological archives, on both a commercial and non-commercial basis. Following the event attendees will be confident in explaining the reasoning behind archive deposition decisions and charges made in Wales, to clients, colleagues and others.

This relates to the groups aims as its promotes and raises awareness of standards and guidance relevant to professional and non–professional archaeological practitioners.


Agenda

10:00 - Arrive, coffee and biscuits
10:30 - Introduction to the National Standards for the Preparation and Deposition of Archaeological Archives in Wales
11:00 - Practical exercise in preparing an archaeological archive for deposition in a museum
12:00 - What happens to an archive once it has been deposited?
12:30 - Lunch (food available to purchase in venue or city centre)
13:15 - Guidelines for Digital Archives
14:00 - Selection and Retention – discussion about the development of new guidance
14:30 - Discussion about box deposition charging in Wales
15:00 - Tour of AC-NMW archaeology store
15:30 - Depart

November 28th, 2018 10:30 AM   to   3:30 PM
National Museum in Cardiff
Cathays Park
Cardiff, CF10 3NP
United Kingdom
Phone: 0118 966 2841
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Participant £ 15.00

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