Workshop: Archiving Your Home Directory & Department Drives

Course ID - CTD0006           

Short Title: Archiving Made Easy

 Audience     All Employees
Length of Workshop:        1 hour 
Prerequisite     Participants are required to bring their own media
    with which to archive "(CD-Rs, Flash Drives,
    External Hard Drives, etc)"

This workshop will cover the basics of archiving documents such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe files from network shared drives to external medias such as flash drives, CD-R and external hard drives. In addition, the workshop will describe the importance of archiving and will review the best archiving techniques. 


As a result of successful completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Archive the contents of their home directory and department shares 
  • Identify the importance of archiving on a periodic basics
  • Identify the importance of having a local backup



Reference #






Registration information
Course ID: CTD0006  
Course Title: Archiving Made Easy 
Reference # - see table 

How to Register

Registration for CT&D workshops are through the Student Information and Registration system.  The process for registering for a CTD workshop will be the same as registering for a regular class at MDC.  

New - Easier registration for workshops

You can access the Registration System and register for a CTD workshop using the same user name and password that use to login to your computer.    Example:   Richard Johnson  would be rjohnson     (You will NOT need to create a separate student myMDC account to register for a CTD workshop

Make a note of the Reference Number for the workshop then go to Registration Instructions

Once you have registered for a class, you can print your schedule.    Please make every effort to attend once you've registered as seats are limited.     However, If you need to drop, you can also do this through the Web Registration screen.     CTD classes will appear on your transcript as non-credit classes.

If you need special assistance to participate in this workshop due to a disability, please call CT&D at 7-2366 so that appropriate arrangements can be made.  College Training and Development complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.