Module Identifier DSM3520  
Module Title ARCHIVE MANAGEMENT:ARCHIVAL DESCRIPTION AND INFORMATION TECH  
Academic Year 2004/2005  
Co-ordinator Miss Sarah J Horton  
Semester Available all semesters  
Assessment
Assessment TypeAssessment Length/DetailsProportion
Semester Assessment Appraisal Essay and Evaluation Equivalent to 3,000 words50%
Semester Assessment Cataloguing Project  50%

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this module students should be able to:





Brief description

The development of acquisition policies, the principles of appraisal, arrangement and archival description (international and UK) and their practical application are all considered in this module, and individual skill is developed. Archival resources available on the Internet are explored and the necessary searching techniques established.   Current developments in networking and the implications of electronic data exchange are also evaluated, together with the impact of specialist archive management software.

Notes

This module is at CQFW Level 7