Thursday, July 10, 2014

Strategic Planning for Small Archival Programs workshop July 18th



The Midwest Archives Conference
in partnership with the Society of Indiana Archivists
Presents:
Strategic Planning for
Small Archival Programs
Friday, July 18, 2014
1-5 p.m.
With special tours of Ball State University’s Archives and Special Collections from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Strategic planning is an essential management tool for all archival programs. The barriers to creating and implementing a strategic plan can seem insurmountable to solo and small-shop archivists.
This workshop will provide an overview of the strategic planning process from the perspective of small archival program management, emphasizing relationships and community-building, both within and outside of the archival program's parent organization. Participants will have time to begin work on strategic planning documents for their own archival programs.
Presenter: Colleen McFarland, Director of Archives and Records Management, Mennonite Church USA
(We encourage you to bring your laptop for working on planning documents.)

Location: Schwartz Digital Complex at Ball State University’s Bracken Library, Muncie, Indiana
(Paid parking is available on campus. For directions, parking information, and maps, go to http://tinyurl.com/BallStateParking. If you have questions about parking, contact John Straw, Assistant Dean for Digital Initiatives and Special Collections, at (765) 285-5078 or jstraw@bsu.edu.

This workshop is FREE, but a reservation is required.
Space is limited to 35 attendees.

To register, or for more information, contact Jackie Shalberg at
(765) 287-1256 ext. 511 or jackies@modelaircraft.org.

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