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Introduction to Processing Digital Records and Manuscripts | DAS: Foundational | June 29, 2015

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The actual steps of processing digital materials are the same as for analog materials — it's how you conduct them that differ! This webcast introduces you to techniques for adapting traditional archival practices to the management of digital archival materials, and serves as an introduction to the Arrangement and Description of Digital Records: Parts 1 & 2 DAS Courses.

Upon completion of this course, you will:
  • Adapt traditional archival practices to managing digital records and manuscripts.
  • Select appropriate tools to use when processing digital records and manuscripts.
  • Design and develop workflows for accessioning and processing digital records and manuscripts.

Who Should Attend:
repository managers, archivists, practitioners, and anyone responsible for the arrangement and description of digital records

What you should know:
Understanding the basics to managing digital records and a strong foundation in arrangement and description is necessary.

DAS Core Competency:
3. Formulate strategies and tactics for appraising, describing, managing, organizing, and preserving digital archives.


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You will have access to this product for 60 days from the date of purchase.

Once the webcast is purchased, go to SAA's Learning Management System and click the Resources tab to access a PDF of the presentation slides and the webcast exam (if applicable).


If you intend to pursue the Certificate, you'll need to pass the examination for this course.
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