GLIS 645 Archival Principles and Practice (3 credits)

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Offered by: Information Studies (Faculty of Arts)

Administered by: Graduate Studies


Library & Information Studies : Fundamental principles and practices of archival studies, including records life cycle, history of archives, cultural memory, authentic recordkeeping systems, acquisition, appraisal, arrangement, description, preservation, reference and access, social and cultural systems, financial and legal systems, ethics, advocacy programs, fund raising, legal issues, archives-related professions, research methodology and implementation.

Terms: Winter 2015

Instructors: Gordon Burr (Winter)

  • Advanced work in archival science is available to a few students who do well in the introductory course.