Preservation for Information Professionals

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Credits

10

Module code

RM52003

Preservation theory: the principles of preservation; understanding archival materials; threats to collections

Preparing for action: storage and environment; archive surveys; archive formats; identification and storage

Preservation in practice: handling records; working with conservators and allied professionals; digital preservation and the creation of surrogates; special circumstances

Number of credits

10 SCQF credits (5 ECTS credits) on Level 5, SHE M (SCQF 11)

Tutor

Zoe Reid