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Projects in Digital Archives INFO-665

3 Credits

This course introduces students to all aspects around the move of archives into the digital world. Topics covered include digitizing materials (such as moving image and sound collections and visual media like photography), managing born-digital collections, digital preservation, archival metadata and standards, legal issues, archival interfaces, web archiving, diversity equity and inclusion (DEI) and environmental sustainability. This course provies an opportunity for students to learn how to create a digital archive, and practice the implementation of such a digital archive with an archival collection.