Projects in Digital Archives

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Anthony Cocciolo
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This course introduces students to all aspects around the move of archives into the digital world. Topics covered include digitizing materials, managing born-digital collections, digital preservation, archival metadata and standards, legal issues, user access considerations, web archiving, personal digital archiving, and outreach. This course provides 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.