Class Description

Spring 2020

[INF 392K] Digital Archiving and Preservation

Unique ID: 27780 Patricia Galloway
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm Syllabus
UTA 1.210A

DESCRIPTION

Examines the permanent archiving of digital information. Covers media refreshment, emulation, migration, and electronic records repository construction and administration. Case study projects involving campus repositories and off-campus institutions. Students use legacy hardware and software and digital forensics tools to preprocess digital collections for repository storage. Also explores issues in long-term electronic records preservation. Three lecture hours a week for one semester.

PREREQUISITES

Graduate standing and consent of instructor.