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[F] Basics of Managing Electronic Records: Getting You Started! [DAS]

(90 - Minute Online On-Demand Web Seminar, 1 ARC)
Category: General Archival Knowledge

Register and get access to this multi media presentation for two months!

All archives must address the management of electronic records to some degree, and you may not have the background in electronic records or the confidence to tackle this daunting task!  This webinar provides you the basics you need to start solving your electronic records problems.

Upon completion of this course you'll be able to:

Workshop Objectives:
  • Identify common preservation formats of electronic records;
  • Describe appraising, accessioning, and preserving electronic records;
  • Begin working with records creators; and,
  • Start promoting and continuing your electronic records program.
Who Should Attend?

Archivists and others who need a refresher about electronic records or a basic foundation of knowledge to work from. 

Ask your colleagues, students, or staff to join you in learning together over lunch or breakfast – in the convenience of your conference room, office, or classroom. Gather around a PC and a speaker phone and get information and tools that will help you adapt your skills to the digital environment.

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.

This course is one of the Foundational Courses in the Digital Archives Specialist (DAS) Curriculum and Certificate Program!  If you intend to pursue the Certificate, you'll need to pass the examination for this course. Please follow "Procedures for DAS webinars" to access the exam information.