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Do you know the most important standards a digital archivist needs to know? What are the options, which ones apply to your work, what are the benefits, and what is practical for your particular situation? Get started with this foundational course on standards as a stepping stone to courses that focus on and/or incorporate specific standards for particular archival functions and the applications of those standards, including accession, arrangement and description, access, preservation, and outreach. This course covers a range of national and international approaches, from those promulgated by standards setting bodies to those generated by de facto practices.
Upon completion of this course, you will:
- Explain how standards are created and the different standards creating bodies.
- Identify the different standards supporting digital archiving functions.
- Apply standards to basic digital archiving functions.
Who Should Attend:
archivists, practitioners, managers, administrators, IT professionals
What You Should Already Know:
Participants are expected to have basic archival training/education and familiarity with computers.
DAS Core Competency:
2. Communicate and define terminology, requirements, roles, and responsibilities related to digital archives to a variety of stakeholders.
You will have access to this product for 60 days from the date of purchase. Once the webcast is purchased, go to SAA's Learning Management System and click the Resources tab to access a PDF of the presentation slides and the webcast exam (if applicable).
If you intend to pursue the DAS Certificate, you will need to pass the examination for this course.