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Tuesday, August 13 • 9:00am - 5:00pm
Managing Electronic Records in Archives and Special Collections #1418 LIMITED

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Get ready to focus on the skills that archives administrators and managers need to incorporate electronic records management into their institutions. You’ll discuss both the administrative and technical skills needed to successfully manage archived electronic records, allowing you to make thoughtful and convincing arguments to staff, supervisors, and stakeholders.

Upon completion of this workshop you’ll be able to:

  • Describe the basic elements of an electronic records program, including policy, authenticity, storage requirements, advocacy, and management strategies;

  • Explain the issues surrounding creating policies governing the management of electronic records in your organization; and

  • Evaluate workflows, systems, storage, and tools for electronic records management that are appropriate for your organization.

Who should attend? Archivists, records managers, and special collections curators who are responsible for managing an electronic records program.

What should you already know? You should have an understanding of archival practice and workflows.

The DAS Core Competencies Addressed in this Course:

#1. Understand the nature of records in electronic form, including the functions of various storage media, the nature of system dependence, and the effect on integrity of records over time.
#2. Communicate and define requirements, roles, and responsibilities related to digital archives to a variety of partners and audiences.
#5. Plan for the integration of new tools or successive generations of emerging technologies, software, and media.
#7. Provide dependable organization and service to designated communities across networks.

This course is one of the Transformational Courses in the Digital Archives Specialist (DAS) Curriculum and Certificate Program!  If you intend to take this course as one of the nine courses required to pursue the DAS certificate, you'll need to pass the examination for this course.  Please follow Option 1 to access exam information.

Attendance is limited to 35.

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Seth Shaw

Application Developer, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Seth Shaw is an Application Developer in the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries supporting Special Collections & Archives. Previously, he was the Electronic Records Archivist for Duke University Archives and an Assistant Professor of Archival Studies for Clayton State Univ... Read More →

Tuesday August 13, 2013 9:00am - 5:00pm CDT
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