Advanced Archival Principles, Practices and Services


Examines, in great depth, archival principles, practices and services. Students examine theories and policies, pertaining to the functions of archival appraisal, acquisition, arrangement, description, reference and outreach, access and advocacy. They also focus on administrative issues, such as legal and ethical issues, training and education, risk management, planning for technology, space, assessment, grant writing, electronic and digital preservation strategies and policy development. Students also complete internship hours in an archives or repository.

This course may be applied toward earning the Certificate in Archives and Cultural Heritage Resources and Services.

Offered in fall and summer. Visit "Course Search" on MyDU to view course schedules.

Course Number: 
LIS 881