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Recordkeeping, archiving and the Internet ( 6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL)


Leader: J Ellis

Not offered in 2005.

Synopsis: This unit provides a conceptual framework in archival science for practice in the recordkeeping professions. Issues include the nature of records and recordkeeping, the environments in which recordkeeping occurs, perspectives through time, records continuum thinking, recordkeeping systems and their role, and aspects of the storage, recall and dissemination of records, with an emphasis on corporate and societal memory.

Assessment: Assignments: 50% + Formal Supervised Assessment: 50%

Contact Hours: 3 hours per week

Prerequisites: IMS9049 or equivalent

Prohibitions: LAR3632, LAR4632