IS 581 Administration and Use of Archival Materials

Administration of archives and manuscript collections in various types of institutions. Theoretical principles and archival practices of appraisal, acquisition, accessioning, arrangement, description, preservation, and reference services. Topics will include: records management programs, collecting archives programs/special collections, legal and ethical issues, public programming and advocacy, and the impact of new information technologies for preservation and access.

Recent syllabus

Scheduled Offerings

  • Spring 2020

    • IS581AO
      Mon, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
      Online
      Instructor
      Melissa Salrin
      CRN
      67517
      Length
      16 weeks
    • IS581A
      Wed, 2:00 pm - 4:50 pm
      Room 131
      On-Campus
      Instructor
      Scott Schwartz
      CRN
      70935
      Length
      16 weeks
  • Fall 2019

    • IS581A
      Wed, 2:00 pm - 4:50 pm
      Room 53
      On-Campus
      Instructor
      Scott Schwartz
      CRN
      68276
      Length
      16 weeks
    • IS581AO
      Mon, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
      Online
      All other students need department approval. Email ischool-advising@illinois.edu.
      Instructor
      Melissa Salrin
      CRN
      68989
      Length
      16 weeks

Textbooks and Course Materials

Available from the Illinois Union Bookstore (IUB).