Offered Winter 2014
4 credit hours
Effective management and use of archival information by students in the social sciences requires an understanding of the purposes, functions and activities that lead to the creation and maintenance of recorded information. This course will review the nature of information, records, historical documentation, archival administration and practice, and the role of archives in modern society. Students will learn and apply in lab exercises the skills necessary to understand and implement archival functions and research methods.