ARST 550 (3)

MANAGEMENT OF AUDIO-VISUAL AND NON-TEXTUAL ARCHIVES

Previously ARST 593A (3) Management of Audiovisual and Non-Textual Archives

PREREQUISITES:

MAS and Dual Students: completion of the MAS core courses

MLIS students: completion of the MLIS core courses, plus permission of the SLAIS Graduate Adviser

GOAL: Through this elective course students will be introduced to the theoretical and methodological knowledge necessary for the management of audiovisual and non-textual archives.

OBJECTIVES:

Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate understanding of the context of creation, format, and use of audiovisual and non-textual materials.
  • Demonstrate understanding of how archivists and other information professionals manage, preserve and provide access to audiovisual and non-textual materials in different environments.
  • Discuss and demonstrate understanding of the course topics listed below:

CONTENT:

  • Performing Arts Archives;
  • Museum Archives;
  • Objects;
  • Cartographic Materials: Maps;
  • Sound Recordings;
  • Moving Images;
  • Film Archives;
  • Graphic Materials: Photographs;
  • Examples of Other Materials.