Instructor: Don Mennerich
NYU course number: HIST-GA 1011

The Digital Archives course addresses the role of archivists across the life-cycle of digital archives and articulates challenges, best practices, and standards associated with the appraisal, acquisition, storage, and provision of access to digital archives.  Students design basic workflows for the accession and ingest of digital archives and identify risks and threats to the successful preservation of digital archives in various file formats. The course also enumerates important considerations in institutional policies and plans related to collection development, intellectual property rights, preservation, and overall sustainability.

Digital Archives is offered every fall and fulfills the “Digital Credit“ requirement.

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