Introduction to Archival Practice

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Course Description

Gain an overview of archival practice by learning how to work with collections, describe and organize archival materials, and create a basic finding aid. Understand how to assist patrons with archival requests. Implement basic workflows, processes, and procedures to make collection maintenance and archival work easier.

Learning objectives for this session include
  • Describe the difference between an archive and a library
  • Use available resources to describe and organize new archival contributions
Session Information
Session Duration: 
This course consists of four 90-minute sessions.
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