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IS 590 X1 - Advanced Problems in IS - Archival Apprais, Arngmt & Acc

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Variety of newly developed and special topics courses on different aspects of the information sciences intended to augment the existing curriculum, offered as sections of IS 590. Course Information: Additional fees may apply. See Class Schedule. 1 to 4 graduate hours. No professional credit. May be repeated. Class Schedule Information: Class materials fee or field trip fee may be required.

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3 hours Asynchronous August 25 - December 20 LBSCI 730 Queens College, Instructor: Carey Stumm This course provides a practical introduction of the archival principals of Appraisal, Arrangement, Description and Access. The course will walk students through basic archival theory, how archivists evaluate incoming collections and process them, preservation, access and the use of innovative tools to promote archival collections for the public. Course topics will be demonstrated through discussions, reading, evaluation of existing archival collections and various projects. Assignments include research papers, working in a blog or wiki environment, developing an archive as a group project and determining strategies for preservation and access, generating a finding aid, introduction to data structure and content standards, the information management system Archives Space, and online access tools that use Dublin Core standards such as Omeka. Through these exercises students will gain a very p

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 3 hr

Term(s): Fall


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