July 25 - 28, 2022 2:00pm - 3:00pm CDT (Register Now)
Also available on request
This class takes students beyond basic archival processing guidelines to address how to deal with specific types of items found in collections such as newspaper clippings and post-it notes. Attendees will take a more specific look at the description of items and folders. Both Encoded Archival Description (EAD) and Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS) will be explored more in-depth to help students create better finding aids.
Amigos “Introduction to Archives” class or a basic understanding of:
1. Archival practice including processing collections and selection of archival storage materials;
2. How EAD is used to create finding aids;
3. How DACS is used to describe finding aid content.
There will be one outside reading and one final assignment.
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Addison, TX 75001-4371
St. Louis Office
1190 Meramec Station Road
Ballwin, MO 63021-6902
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