LBSCI 752 - Digital Preservation

Overview

Course Title

Digital Preservation

Description

Complementing LBSCI 733: Preservation of Cultural Heritage Materials, this course examines the theory, tools/technologies and issues associated with the long-term retention, preservation and accessibility of material digitally born or subsequently digitized/reformatted. Topics covered will include the characteristics of digital media, standards and quality control, digital asset management, and best practices. The role of digital preservation in the process of digital curation will be highlighted. Completion of LBSCI 729: Introduction to Metadata and/or LBSCI 757: Digital Imaging, prior to enrollment, is recommended. The goal is to introduce students to the theoretical, practical and technological aspects of digital preservation and to place preservation in the broader context of digital curation.

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

008686

Course Schedule