Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Register for the 2nd Annual Minnesota Archives Symposium

Join the Hennepin County Library Special Collections and the Twin Cities Archives Round Table on Friday, November 15, 2013 for the second annual Minnesota Archives Symposium. This year’s theme is Making Connections: Advocacy, Awareness and Archives. Attend the Symposium to meet with your peers and learn what methods archivists, librarians, curators, and other information management professionals are doing to advocate and make connections with others, both within their institution and with the public.

Registration for this event is FREE.

Schedule of Events (for detailed session descriptions and full schedule attached to this post)

  • 12:15-12:45 pm Optional HCL Archives Tour w/Ted Hathaway (must pre-register limit 20)
  • 12:45-1:00 pm TCART Sponsored Pre-Symposium Coffee & Mingle Break
  • 1:00-1:15 pm Speaker: Introduction to the Symposium 
  • 1:15-2:15 pm Session One: Advocating Within: Demonstrating the Value of Archives and Archivists with Jamie Martin
  • 2:15-2:45 pm TCART Sponsored Coffee & Mingle Break & Optional HCL Archives Tour w/Ted Hathaway (must pre-register limit 20)
  • 2:45-3:45 pm Session Two: Using Interns and Volunteers to Improve Your Community Relations and Promote Future Librarian and Archivists (While Still Supporting Your Operations) with Ted Hathaway 
  • 3:45pm-4:00 pm TCART Sponsored Coffee & Mingle Break
  • 4:00-5:00 pm Session Three Making Deeper Connections: How Community Outreach Can Strengthen Support for Special Collections and Create More Meaningful Programming with Elissah Becknell and Rebecca March
Registration Information:The Minnesota Archives Symposium will be held in the Mary and David Doty Board Room (2nd floor) at Central Public Library in Minneapolis, MN from 1:00 – 5:00 PM on Friday, November 15.  Registration is FREE, but we ask that participants register their intent to attend by filling out a registration form by Friday, November 8th for planning purposes.  You can find the form online here:

Questions?Please contact TCART at tcartmn@gmail.com or Elissah Becknell at elissah.becknell@minneapolis.edu for questions and information.