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IST2133 Preservation and Storage
Credit Points: 15
This unit provides an introduction to the preservation and storage of archival material. The roles of archivists, recordkeepers, and conservators in the preservation process will be examined. Methods for preventative preservation and conservation of materials in original and surrogate form will be explored. Options for the preservation of electronic materials will be considered. Planning for disaster prevention and recovery will also be addressed.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
MIRMGTRecords Management Minor
MACSRMRecords Management Major
SMAAACRecords Management 8 Unit Supporting Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 31/03/2010 VET: 31/03/2010