CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
The Association of Newfoundland and Labrador Archives is asking for nominations for the executive of our organization.
- 3 Directors – ANLA directors represent members on the ANLA executive and attend monthly executive meetings in St. John’s (some travel assistance is available, or distance attendance can be arranged.).
Term of office is until the next AGM (June 2019).
Any member of the Association in good standing shall be eligible to hold office in the Association, with the exception of employees of the Association.
Nominations must be signed by the candidate, a nominator and a seconder, all of whom must be members in good standing. Elections will be held at ANLA’s Annual General Meeting on June 22, 2018.
Nominations may be submitted to the ANLA office.
Deadline for nominations: June 18, 2018
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING AND LUNCHEON
June 22, 2018
The Annual General Meeting and Luncheon for the Association of Newfoundland and Labrador Archives will be held in the Conference Room at The Lantern, 35 Barnes Road, St. John’s commencing at 9:00 a.m. Payment of membership fees for 2018-2019 welcomed. (We ask that you fill out a Membership_Form.)
Parking: Some parking is available on site. Attending members are encouraged to car pool or use public transport.
Luncheon: 12:30 pm – 2 p.m. Cost to members: $20.00 RSVP required – please contact the ANLA office by June 18 if you wish to attend the luncheon. Please mention any dietary restrictions.
Menu: Soup, sandwiches and dessert
Further details to follow!
The Association of Newfoundland and Labrador Archives
presents a two-day workshop about
Modern Information Carriers and Digital Preservation
This workshop has been developed and subsidized by the Canadian Conservation Institute
Dates: June 20 – 21, 2018 (9 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.) Location: TBA (St. John’s)
Instructors: Joe Iraci, Ern Bieman
Location: to be confirmed
This workshop discusses preservation of physical carriers and best practices for preserving digital information. Topics covered include the structure, composition and format of various types of modern information recording media. Deterioration, longevity and appropriate storage and handling recommendations are discussed. Also covered are tools for taking stock of existing digital assets and for developing digital preservation policies, plans and procedures. Software and hardware solutions for digital preservation in small to medium-sized heritage institutions are also recommended.
Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:
- identify and explain differences in structure, composition and format of various types of recording media;
- identify the main deterioration problems and understand their effects on media;
- understand factors affecting longevity and choose media for maximum lifespan;
- implement proper handling and storage procedures for various media;
- systematically approach the task of preserving modern information carriers;
- identify digital assets in their institution and assess risk and impacts of losing access to these;
- develop a digital preservation policy, plan and procedures; and
- install and use hardware and software for the purpose of preserving digital assets in smaller heritage institutions.
For more specific details about this workshop see https://www.canada.ca/en/conservation-institute/services/workshops-conferences/regional-workshops-conservation/modern-information-carriers-digital-preservation.html
Fees: Members: $75
Registration deadline: Participants must register for this course by June 1, 2018.
Some financial assistance for transportation costs is available for members: please contact the ANLA office for more information.
The province of Newfoundland and Labrador is currently undertaking consultation sessions in various communities on the island and Labrador for the Cultural Plan Renewal, set to be released in Jan 2019.
From each of the completed sessions, we have received meaningful feedback from many groups and individuals.
We are now providing an opportunity to individuals and groups who are unable to travel to participate in a Virtual Cultural Consultation.
The date set for this special session is:
Wednesday, May 23rd
10 am- 12pm
If you are interested, please respond to this email. (CulturalPlanRenewal@gov.nl.ca)
The following will be required to participate in this session:
- Access to a computer or tablet with high-speed Internet access and speakers
- A microphone and Webcam are also recommended.
We encourage you to share this message with friends and colleagues, so they too are aware of the opportunity to shape our important cultural plan for the future.
Furthermore, written submissions are accepted until July 15th, 2018.”
|Monday, Apr 30||St. John’s||The Rooms|
|Tuesday, May 1||Carbonear||Ocean View Art Gallery|
|Monday, May 7||Botwood||Flying Boat Museum|
|Tuesday, May 8||Twillingate||Twillingate NWI Dinner Theatre|
|Wednesday, May 9||Bonavista||Garrick Theatre|
|Thursday, May 10||Marystown||St. Gabriel’s Hall|
|Monday, May 7||Plum Point||Plum Point Motel|
|Tuesday, May 8||Norris Point||Bonne Bay Cottage Hospital Museum|
|Wednesday, May 9||Stephenville||Arts and Culture Centre|
|Thursday, May 10||Corner Brook||Rotary Arts Centre|
|Thursday, May 17||St. John’s||Anna Templeton Centre|
|Wednesday, May 23||Placentia||Placentia Arts Centre|
|Monday, May 28||Labrador City||Arts and Culture Centre|
|Tuesday, May 29||Happy Valley-Goose Bay||Them Days Archives|