Music Library Association 86th Annual Meeting
22-26 February 2017 in Orlando, FL

Society of American Archivists Workshop

Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS)

Get an in-depth introduction to the key principles, concepts, and elements of Describing Archives: A Content Standard, the recently revised U.S. standard for describing archival materials and their creators. Learn how to implement and incorporate DACS into workflows for accessioning, arrangement, and description through discussions and hands-on work with a variety of exercises designed to help you identify required elements and create a variety of descriptions. This course focuses on application of DACS rules and concepts, which participants can integrate into local repository processes and descriptive outputs.

Learn more about the course here.

MLA is generously supporting member attendance of this workshop in two ways: it is financing round-trip transportation between the Rosen Plaza Hotel and the Orlando Public Library for up to 25 people, and it is providing five $60 stipends for members in need of financial assistance to take the workshop. To apply for a stipend, please fill out this application:

The deadline for submitting the stipend application HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO NOVEMBER 27th

Event Details

Course Instructor: Jackie Dean

Orlando Public Library

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Registration rates
SAA Member: $205 / $265
SAA Student Member: $153.75 / $196.25 (25% Off) limited to 5 members
Employees of SAA Member Institutions: $235 / $295
Nonmembe:r $265 / $325

Register here.

Maximum no. of registrants
35 people (not limited to MLA membership)