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"SI 580 Understanding Records and Archives: Principles and Practices- Week 05: Archival and Records Management Programs, Institutions, Professions" icon

SI 580 Understanding Records and Archives: Principles and Practices- Week 05: Archival and Records Management Programs, Institutions, Professions

Provides an understanding of why societies, cultures, organizations, and individuals create and keep records. Presents cornerstone terminology, concepts, and practices used in records management and archival administration. Examines the evolution of methods and technologies used to create, store, organize, and preserve records and the ways in which organizations and individuals use archives and records for ongoing operations, accountability, research, litigation, and organizational memory. Participants become familiar with the legal, policy, and ethical issues surrounding records and archives administration and become conversant with the structure, organization, and literatures of the archival and records management professions

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