Institutional Archives and Electronic Records

This course traces the rise of modern organizations and institutions, relating them to issues involving the creation and use of the documentary record.  Focuses on public, corporate, and nonprofit organizations, as well as such unique archival environments as historical societies.  Topics include the history of recordkeeping, records and information needs of organizations, records management theory and practice, and the challenges and opportunities presented by electronic records.

Instructor

Larry Weimer

Course Number

GA.2016

Credits

4.0

Spring 2015 Syllabus

Concentration

Archives concentration

Required?

No

Semester offered

Spring

Frequency

Biannually

Prerequisites

Introduction to Archives

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