Training for Local Government
A key function of the Local Government Records Office is to provide and coordinate education and training for counties and municipalities on records management issues. County and municipal officials and records personnel are encouraged to check this page periodically to learn of training opportunities available through our office. These will include live workshops and web-based presentations.
Emergency Preparedness for Local Government Records
Are you ready for the next disaster? Will your records be safe? Whether it’s a leaky water pipe or another Katrina, learn from records and emergency management professionals with first-hand experience how to protect and preserve your records. This year’s workshops will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Lunch is on your own.
- Tuesday, May 10, Sardis: Panola County Emergency Operations Center
- Thursday, May 19: Jackson: William F. Winter Archives and History Building
Registration will open on March 1 and will close one week prior to each workshop. Space is limited. The workshops are free and open to local government officials and employees. For more information contact Tim Barnard by email or at 601-576-6894.
Maintaining a Healthy Records Program and Electronic Records Management
Are you hungry for a plan to manage your county or municipal records? Do you have questions about managing electronic records? Many local government officials and employees have found answers at these workshops.
Held every fall in Jackson and in at least one other location, the free workshops are open to county, municipal, and local government officials and employees. This year’s workshops will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon:
- Thursday, October 6, Jackson: William F. Winter Archives and History Building
- Tuesday, October 11, Gulfport: Harrison County Courthouse
Registration will open August 1 and will close one week prior to each workshop. For more information contact Tim Barnard by email or at 601-576-6894.
Introduction to Records and Information Management for State and Local Governments
This 90 minute narrated PowerPoint presentation was created as part of the Council of State Archivists’ “Intergovernmental Preparedness for Essential Records (IPER)” project. Watch the presentation as a simple introduction to Records Management or to prepare you for the IPER webinars.