15 Credits SPRING

Pre-requisites: None


Aims/Description: The module aims to prepare students for professional work in two related disciplines: archives management and records management. Students will develop their knowledge of archives and records management by being introduced to key issues and theories in the context of archives and records management in a changing environment. Topics include: Selection, appraisal, archival arrangement and description, preservation, community archiving, web archiving, personal digital archiving. Students will also develop research skills:enabling them to undertake research in archives, record and special collections.

Restrictions on availability: Students on Information Studies programmes only.

Staff Contact: Dr Andrew Cox
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work, Project work

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