Museum Archives

Museum Archives

Overview of the evolution of the purposes of museums; history and development of museum record-keeping systems, with particular emphasis on changes in those systems in transition from paper-based to electronic records, use of functional analysis to identify principle functions of museums and to guide the appraisal of records that document those functions.

Class Name Museum Archives
Host School The University of Pittsburgh
Class Identifier LIS 2225
Credit Value 3 Full Course
Faculty Bernadette Callery
Course Tool (Online) Blackboard
Class Description Overview of the evolution of the purposes of museums; history and development of museum record-keeping systems, with particular emphasis on changes in those systems in transition from paper-based to electronic records, use of functional analysis to identify principle functions of museums and to guide the appraisal of records that document those functions.
Class Disclaimer None
Delivery Asynchronous
Start and End Date May 9th, 2010 - July 30th, 2010
Start and End Time
(if synchronous)
Days of Week
(of class meetings, if synchronous)
Last Add Day April 15th, 2010
Residency Start and End Date No Residency