Independent Study: Access to Born-Digital Architectural Records

April 16, 2017    projects computer-aided design

Access to Born-Digital Architectural Records

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This independent study supplemented other coursework taken in the MS in Library and Information Science program at Simmons College, including Digital Stewardship, Metadata, Database Management, Appraisal of Archives and Manuscripts, and Archival Access and Use. As such, this reading list assumes some prior knowledge in archival theory and practice, general computing, and issues and challenges related to digital preservation.

Week One: Survey/Introductory Materials

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Week Two: The Open Archival Information System (OAIS) Reference Model

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Week Three: Digital Repositories and Storage

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Week Four: Digital Materiality, Forensics, and the Question of Authenticity

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Week Five: Architecture and Architectural Archives

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Weeks Six and Seven: Born-Digital Architectural Records and their Stewardship

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Week Eight: Emulation for Preservation and Access

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Week Nine: Discovery, Access, and Use of Born-Digital Archives