New Social Media Training Now Available!

The Ohio Electronic Records Committee (OhioERC) is proud to announce the release of its first interactive, online training module!  The module, Social Media: The Records Management Challenge, delves into topics such as:

  • Government use of social media – through both public and personal accounts
  • Capture, management and disposition factors of records created on social media
  • Citizen interaction with government through social media

This free training is geared toward governments that have social media accounts as well as elected officials and public employees who may find themselves balancing a personal social media presence with their public roles.

The training registration can be found at http://go.osu.edu/ohioerc-socialmedia. After registering, you will be taken to BuckeyeLearn to access the training.  The training will take approximately 30 to 45 minutes.  Upon completion of the training, you will be able to print a certificate of completion from BuckeyeLearn.

Grant funding from the Ohio Historical Records Advisory Board (OHRAB), through the National Historical Publication and Records Commission (NHPRC), has provided for up to 2000 unique registrations.  Since the number is limited, act fast to take this online training!

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To Scan or Not To Scan – October 2018 Date Added – Register Now

Back By Popular Demand

Registration is now open for the Ohio Electronic Record Committee’s 2018 Fall Workshop, To Scan or Not to Scan: That is the Question! This workshop is free to attend. (This is the SAME workshop that was offered  in October 2017 and March 2018.)

The workshop will be held on October 12, 2018 from 1:00-3:30.  Seating is limited to 50 per session.

This workshop will investigate the pros and cons of scanning various types of records, as well as demonstrate a new feasibility tool developed by the OhioERC for evaluating records for digitization. Following the presentation, we’ll have 3 session rotations to take a fun, hands-on, small group, deeper dive into uncovering the hidden costs and variables before, during, and after digitizing, as well as utilizing the feasibility tool. Following the workshop, Mayfield Village is offering an optional tour of its Historical House for attendees from 3:00-3:30.

This training has been certified for:

  • 2 hours toward NAGARA’s Local Government Archives and Records Administrator’s certificate in the core competency of Reformatting
  • IIMC credits are pending approval
  • 2 credit hours toward the Ohio Recorders Association continuing education
  • 2.5 certification maintenance credits for CRMs and CRAs through the Institute of Certified Records Managers

Register online. Registration is required.

Location: Mayfield Village, 6622 Wilson Mills Road, Mayfield Village, Ohio  44143

Questions can be directed to OhioERC@ohiohistory.org.

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“To Scan or Not to Scan: That is the Question!” Free Workshop-Registration Now Open

NOTE: REGISTRATION IS FULL AS OF AUGUST 24, 2017

Registration is now open for the Ohio Electronic Record Committee’s 2017 Fall Workshop, To Scan or Not to Scan: That is the Question! This workshop is free to attend, plus a travel stipend for mileage is being sponsored by OHRAB and the NHPRC.

There will be 2 identical sessions on October 6, 9:00-11:30 and 1:00-3:30, for you to choose from. Seating is limited to 50 per session, so register early. https://goo.gl/forms/uhE4KCl8jbX7P1r12

This workshop will investigate the pros and cons of scanning various types of records, as well as demonstrate a new feasibility tool developed by the OhioERC for evaluating records for digitization. Following the presentation, we’ll have 4 session rotations to take a fun, hands-on, small group, deeper dive into uncovering the hidden costs and variables before, during, and after digitizing, as well as utilizing the feasibility tool and touring the Delaware County Records Center and Archives reformatting operations.

This training has been certified for:
• 2 hours toward NAGARA’s Local Government Archives and Records Administrator’s certificate in the core competency of Reformatting
• 1 credit toward the Ohio Recorders Association professional development
• 2.5 certification maintenance credits for CRMs and CRAs through the Institute of Certified Records Managers

Please see this flyer for more details, the agenda, location, and travel stipend information. Questions can be directed to OhioERC@ohiohistory.org.

Don’t keep this to yourself! Please pass this on to anyone that you feel would benefit from this workshop.