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IS 590 X5 - Advanced Problems in IS - Museum Collection Development

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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Course title: Museum Collection Development Course number: LBSCI 7903 Credit hours: 3 Faculty: Carey Stumm University: Queens College, Graduate School of Library and Information Studies Course Description: This course will cover the essential elements of the management of museum collections including collection policy, legal and ethical concerns, artifact handling, documentation, information management, preservation, exhibition and access. Museum collections that will be studied include collections of art, history, natural history, science and moving image/multimedia. Course topics will be demonstrated through videos, discussions, case-studies, reading, and various activities. Assignments include researching various topics and discussing them in online forums, a research paper about preservation, a museum exhibit evaluation, creating an online collection record through E-Hive, and two exams. Field trip to a museum exhibit is required. Notes: Start date: 08/27/2019 End date: 1

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 3

Term(s): Fall


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