Jackie R. Esposito
At the completion of this course a student should be able to:
- understand archival theories and applications including appraisal, acquisition and accessioning, arrangement and description, public reference services, legal and policy issues, and preservation
- understand current issues and challenges effecting the archives profession and its managers
- understand the importance of records in the information age and the role of records management as a tool and function of an archives program
- understand new information technologies and the impact electronic records management and digital preservation are having on the profession
- encourage students to begin thinking critically about strategies for managing the archival record in the 21st century
Hunter, G.S. 2003. Developing and Maintaining Practical Archives, 2nd ed.