Advanced Archival Description

This course is designed to provide students with a deeper understanding of archival representation and descriptive methods.  It focuses on the development and use of bibliographic standards and best practices to create and exchange data concerning archival materials and manuscripts.  Emphases include the MARC 21 format, web-compatible mark-up technologies, the history and development of Encoded Archival Description, digital reformatting, and content management systems.

Instructor

Hillel Arnold

Syllabus

Fall 2015 Syllabus

Course Number

GA.2031

Credits

4.0

Concentration

Archives

Required?

Yes, for students in the Archives concentration.

Semester offered

Fall

Frequency

Annually

Prerequisites

Introduction to Archives

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