LBSCI 732 - Introduction to Archival Studies

Overview

Course Title

Introduction to Archival Studies

Description

This course provides an introduction to the theory and practice of managing archives and manuscript collections. The course will cover the theoretical basis for preserving and using historical records; the role of the archivist; and the various types of archives and manuscript repositories as well as the techniques of acquisition; arrangement; description; preservation; reference; and the handling of special formats such as photographs, moving images, sound recordings, and electronic records.

Typically Offered

Fall, Spring

Academic Career

Graduate

Credits

Minimum Units

3

Maximum Units

3

Academic Progress Units

3

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

3

Requisites

008684

Course Schedule