iSchool at Maryland
This course is intended to provide an introduction to all aspects of archival work, including records management, selection, appraisal, arrangement, description, preservation, reference, outreach, and special media including electronic records. The course also provides an overview of the elements of an archival program, the role and work of archivists, contemporary issues and conditions, and professional needs.
Pugh, M. J. 2005. Providing Reference Services for Archives and Manuscripts, 2nd ed.