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LIS-S 685 Electronic Records Management

3 credits

  • Prerequisites: LIS-S 500, LIS-S 507
  • Delivery: Online
  • Semesters offered: Fall, Spring
    The above are the semesters this course is generally offered. View the course schedule to confirm.
  • This course addresses major challenges facing the archival and records management professions in their quest to manage electronic records. Students study and evaluate the impact of automation on archival theory andpractice, analyzing various models and strategies archivists have developed to manage electronic records.

    Learning Outcomes

    1. Analyze, synthesize, and communicate information and knowledge in a variety of formats.
    2. Discover existing and potential problems in a records management environment and devise strategies to resolve.
    3. Assess and create systems for managing records and information.
    4. Develop a framework for the development and evaluation of records and information management (RIM) programs and activities in a variety of settings.
    5. Measure organizational variables influencing a records and information management (RIM) program, its implementation, and adoption.
    6. Distinguish issues and trends in the field of records and information management (RIM).
    7. Compare and interpret records and information management (RIM) interaction with related information management issues and disciplines.
    8. Unpack and delve into a specialized topic which requires identifying current events and demonstrating a need to have sound ethical procedures in the profession.
    9. Analyze information problems and develop solutions, drawing from a wide range of information technology tools and practices.