Digital Archives

The Digital Archives course addresses the role of archivists across the life-cycle of digital archives and articulates challenges, best practices, and standards associated with the appraisal, acquisition, storage, and provision of access to digital archives. Students design basic workflows for the accession and ingest of digital archives and identify risks and threats to the successful preservation of digital archives in various file formats. The course also enumerates important considerations in institutional policies and plans related to collection development, intellectual property rights, preservation, and overall sustainability.

Course Information

HIST-GA1011

Graduate

4 Points

Term Section Instructor Schedule Location

Fall 2017

1
Donald Mennerich
R: 4:55 PM - 7:35 PM KJCC 607