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Digital Archives & Libraries (ARL-SAA Digital Archives Specialist (DAS) course)

image © Peter LeonardDigital content finds its way into your archives—either because of efforts to digitize print collections or because of digital acquisition. Are you preparing to receive "born digital" material and want to understand the potential of digital archives and digital libraries? Is your institution building an institutional repository? If so, then you need to understand how to think about managing digital collections and the many issues that arise including providing adequate access, the role of technology and policy, and long-term digital preservation. 

This course offers an introduction to digital archives and digital libraries and covers a range of developments including relevant terminology, standards, technologies, project and collection management, workflows, and legal issues.

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