Archival records management

A.Y. 2020/2021
9
Max ECTS
60
Overall hours
SSD
M-STO/08
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The course aims to develop the cognitive and methodological tools necessary to address the issue of the training and preservation of new digital archives, including aspects regarding current legislation and industry standards; It also aims to address the issues of the enhancement of historical archives through the use of descriptive IT resources.
Expected learning outcomes
By the end of the course, students will be expected to have the necessary knowledge for a primary approach to digital archival training and management issues, and to have a knowledge and awareness of the critical issues of long-term retention of digital documents and possible operational solutions. Students are also expected to be able to access historical documents through the use of digital descriptive resources (especially through archival information systems)
In the exam, students will have to demonstrate that they know how to communicate their learned content clearly and correctly and that they have mastery of the specialist lexicon of the subject.
The lessons will be supported by one or more guided tours of actual archives and depots and through the experienced talks from professions active in the management of hybrid and digital archive storage systems or experts in the use of archival description software.
Students opting not to attend the course will be able to make use of the educational tools that the instructor may make available on Ariel, and deepen their knowledge on the main topics through reading suggested by the instructor.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Lesson period
Second semester
Unita' didattica A
M-STO/08 - ARCHIVAL SCIENCE, BIBLIOGRAPHY AND LIBRARIANSHIP - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Unita' didattica B
M-STO/08 - ARCHIVAL SCIENCE, BIBLIOGRAPHY AND LIBRARIANSHIP - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Unita' didattica C
M-STO/08 - ARCHIVAL SCIENCE, BIBLIOGRAPHY AND LIBRARIANSHIP - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours