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This course will introduce you to archives and archival management in New Zealand, and to the evolving theories, methodologies, business practices and issues associated with them. You will become familiar with the characteristics of archives and their roles in society. You will understand the place of archives in broader recordkeeping practice and in ensuring memory and accountability, and you will learn about the key issues surrounding the establishment and management of archival collections.
Topics covered include: Defining archives, archival principles, the role of the archivist, repository management, acquisition, appraisal, scheduling, organisation and description, preservation management, reference and outreach, and archival issues.
This course is a revised version of 72176 Managing Archives. Students may use 72176 in place of 72274.
Before enrolling in this course you need to:
Evidence of successful study at Level 5
You must have access to a computer, the Internet and email to enrol in this course.
There is a textbook required for this course. Visit our textbook page for more information.
This course is 100% internally assessed. There is no exam.