Digital Libraries: Summer 2012

Instructor:

Catherine Stollar Peters

School:

University at Albany

Semester:

Summer 2012

Description:

This course will focus on methodology and techniques of creating and using digital libraries. Topics covered in the course include collection development and selection, digitization, metadata, organization, access and use of digital libraries, preservation, and project management. Students will research current issues relating to digital libraries, evaluate existing digital libraries, learn hands-on methods of developing a digital library, and work in teams to produce a small digital library. Upon completion of this course, students will have a foundation for future research in digital libraries and should be able to participate in the planning and management of digital libraries.

Required Textbook:

No textbook required.

Link to Syllabus:

http://www.albany.edu/informationstudies/files/IST666_DigitalLibraries2012.pdf

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Electronic Records Management: Spring 2013

Instructor:

Catherine Stollar Peters

School:

University at Albany

Semester:

Spring 2013

Description:

Topics include problems of defining records and documents in a digital environment, analysis and understanding of the requirements for creating and keeping records digitally, developing information systems that create usable and accessible digital records, and preservation of and access to digital materials. The emphasis is on electronic records created by institutions and organizations.

Required Textbook:

No required textbook.

Link to Syllabus:

http://www.albany.edu/informationstudies/files/IST547_Peters.pdf

Electronic Records Management: Spring 2013

Instructor:

Catherine Stollar Peters

School:

University of Albany

Semester:

Spring 2013

Description:

This course is an introduction to issues in record keeping in the digital age. In addition covering issues related to electronic records management, we will discuss digital curation, web archiving, personal information management, and managing electronic records in manuscript repositories.

Required Textbook:

No required textbook.

Link to Syllabus:

http://www.albany.edu/informationstudies/files/IST547_Peters.pdf