2021 OAA Webinar Series
- Remote Oral History Interviewing – Led by Patrick Daglaris, Archivist for the Oklahoma Oral History Research Program at the Oklahoma State University Library and OAA President Elect provides an overview of conducting remote interviews including the ethical, archival, and practical considerations of using a remote format for an interview. Some topics covered include choosing equipment and/or platforms, working with narrators to select an ideal setup, and how to optimize your project files for the archive.
- Archiving 101: Fundamentals of Collection Management – This six-part series sponsored by the Oklahoma Archivists Association is designed to provide an introduction to the core aspects of managing and protecting historical records collections. Whether you are a emerging archivist, have been put in charge of historical records at your institution, or just have a collection and you don’t know where to start, you will want to attend. Each one-hour session will cover a critical function within current archival practices. Oklahoma Sponsorship of this workshop series is provided by the Oklahoma Department of Libraries and the Oklahoma Historical Records Advisory Board, with funding support from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
- Session 1: Collecting with Purpose Led by Nicole Willard, assistant director of the Max Chambers Library at the University of Central
- Session 2: Bringing in New Collections Led by Jennifer Green, archivist with the Oklahoma Department of Libraries
- Session 3: The Preservation Environment Led by by Holly Hasenfratz, archivist at the Oklahoma Department of Libraries
- Session 4: Arrangement & Description Led by Jennifer Green, archivist at the Oklahoma Department of Libraries
- Session 5: Access & Outreach Led by Kera Newby, director of the Dickinson Research Center at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
- Session 6: Archival Management Led by Nicole Willard, assistant director of the Max Chambers Library at the University of Central
- Introduction to Scanning – This Oklahoma Archivists Association sponsored webinar led by Stuart Rochford, studio manager at Florida State University Libraries’ Digital Library Center, offers an overview of the scanning process, including hardware and software recommendations, as well as digitization standards and best practices. We will also go over the basics of scanning different types of material such as loose prints, booklets, film, and other objects. This webinar was recorded on Wednesday, December 8, 2021.
2020 Annual Meeting Sessions
- Silences in the Archives: How to Amplify Marginalized Voices in Your Collections
- Collecting in the Moment – This session helps attendees start thinking about how to capture the history of time-sensitive events including protests, pandemics, and even parades and festivals, introducing key concepts and sharing case study examples and resources. Presented by Sean Ferguson, Northeast Document Conservation Center
2020 OAA Webinar Series
- The Digital Platforms Explained Series – consists of three free 30-minute webinars each focusing on a different digital platform utilizing Zoom. Each session provides an introduction to the platform, a demonstration of how it works and time for follow-up questions.
- Get the Word: A Framework for Promoting Collections – Led by Bonnie Cain-Wood, Communications Services Manager at the Oklahoma State University Library, this session began by walking participants through a framework that is simple to apply whether you’re new to promotions or a seasoned pro. Then gathered inspiration by looking at some examples of both traditional and out-of-the-box promotional tactics.
- Increasing Discoverability of Your Digital Collections with the Digital Public Library of America – The DPLA OKHub initiative is working to increase global discoverability to the collections held by cultural organizations across Oklahoma. In this webinar, you will learn how to connect your digital collections through the DPLA platform. To see more about the Digital Public Library of America, visit: https://dp.la/. To learn more about the OKHub for the DPLA, visit: https://dpla-okhub.org/