Monday, 29 December 2014

London Metropolitan Archives beginners events in January 2015

London Metropolitan Archives has a series beginners sessions for those wishing to use the archive. The following is a summary:

Use LMA: Getting Started
Talk & tour
Tuesday 6 January, 11 - 11.30 am
Free - booking essential. Book online at Eventbrite.
Come along and tour the Information Area to find out how to get the best out of our research facilities. Meet at the Information Area desk.

Handling Documents at LMA
Workshop
Wednesday 7 January, 1 - 2 pm
Free - drop in session.
This practical session at London Metropolitan Archives aims to help you to handle archival items in the most appropriate way. As well as demonstrating how to handle various archival formats, a Conservator will also explain the dos and don’ts that apply in the Archive Study Area.

Family History Starter Sessions: Using LMA’s Digital Resources
Workshop
Thursday 8 January, 2.30 - 3.30 pm
Free - booking essential. Book online at Eventbrite.
Starting your family history? Come along to this workshop and learn how to get the most out of digitised family history sources, including LMA’s records on Ancestry. This workshop is aimed at beginners.

Use LMA: Using the Catalogue
Talk & tour
Wednesday 14 January, 11 - 11.30 am
Free - booking essential. Book online at Eventbrite.
There are 3.5 million record descriptions in our online catalogue! Let us help you find your way around with advice and guidance for searching the LMA OPAC.

A Visit to Conservation
Tour
Thursday 15 January, 2 - 3 pm
Free - booking essential. Book online at Eventbrite.
Meet members of the Conservation team and find out about the essential work which preserves our records for future generations.

Use LMA: Getting Started
Talk & tour
Wednesday 21 January, 11 - 11.30 am
Free - booking essential. Book online at Eventbrite.
Come along and tour the Information Area to find out how to get the best out of our research facilities. Meet at the Information Area desk.

Use LMA: Using the Catalogue
Talk & tour
Tuesday 27 January, 11 - 11.30 am
Free - booking essential. Book online at Eventbrite.
There are 3.5 million record descriptions in our online catalogue! Let us help you find your way around with advice and guidance for searching the LMA OPAC.

To book a place for any of these events visit http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/london-metropolitan-archives-2913691059

(With thanks to LMA)

Chris

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