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Archival Access and Use
Explores access to and use of archives and manuscript collections within the framework of archival description and representation. How archives are described and the surrogates that are used to represent them profoundly impact their access and use and are central to the archives profession. Students will explore various types of archival use including exhibits (physical and virtual) in addition to the creation of surrogates for primary sources and will gain a theoretical and practical understanding of EAD (Encoded Archival Description) as well as other emerging metadata standards. (Required course for Archives Management Concentration.
Prerequisite: LIS 415 and LIS 438)
- Course number: LIS-440
- Credits: 3.00
- Academic Level: Graduate
- Currently Offered: Yes
- Course Type: Lecture
Pre-requisite for this course
- LIS-400 Technology Orientation Req.
- LIS-415 Information Organization
- LIS-438 Intro Archival Methods & Srvs