Heritage Resource Management Associates is a consulting company that provides services related to the management of specialized archives and the training of archives personnel. We have an emphasis on the conservation, and the digital management of sound and moving image archival materials.
An archives contains records that are carefully selected for their enduring historical, administrative, legal and/or fiscal value. Organizations use their archives to support public relations and advertising, employee orientation, fund-raising and development, and litigation strategy. Recently there has been a trend to use archival assets to generate revenue for organizations.
Heritage Resource Management Associates will help ensure that these records will continue to be valuable assets, now and for the future.
Heritage Resource Management Associates assists clients in establishing, maintaining and utilizing their sound and moving image archival assets. Our services include:
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Heritage Resource Management Associates consulting services emphasize strategic planning and standards based solutions. We specialize in:
Proposed and billed on a per-project and per-milestone basis, project consulting offers a client a way to harness our specific qualities and use our expertise to solve specific problems, develop and/or implement plans, or develop specific information.
Single and multi-day workshops and seminars are offered publicly from time to time and can be arranged to be offered under the aegis of professional associations or as in-house staff continuing education and training opportunities. Most topics can be offered in one day, two day, and extended versions, and as either hands on training sessions, or in lecture and discussion mode. Specific topics, programs, and venues can be designed.
Our clients include Lockheed Martin Corp.; Celebration Canada Corp.; Madonna House Archives; Open Video Technologies; the Centre for Media Preservation; Media and Entertainment Solutions, IBM Canada Ltd.; the Educational Video Group; the Stratford-Perth Archives.
W. Mark Ritchie Consulting Archivist
The Senior Associate, Mr. Ritchie has over 25 years experience in sound and moving image archives and libraries, and in education and training. He has many years of experience in the design and implementation of computerized cataloguing systems and the application of computer technology to educational and heritage organizations. A member of the Association of Canadian Archivists, the Association of Moving Image Archivists, and the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers.
Barbara R. Patterson Education Facilitator
A Senior Associate, Ms Patterson has over 25 years experience in education and training. She has extensive development and presentation experience, in-depth knowledge of training methodologies including needs analysis, design, development, delivery and evaluation, as well as experience in the application of computers for graphic design.
Heritage Resource Management Associates has other Associates who will provide their particular specialized knowledge as required.
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Heritage Resource Management Associates
228 Broken Oak Crescent
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada