Archive-keeping (i) (2006/2007)

Course not running

Course code
4S01296
Name of lecturer
Giancarlo Volpato
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Other available courses
Academic sector
M-STO/08 - ARCHIVAL SCIENCE, BIBLIOGRAPHY AND LIBRARIANSHIP
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
2nd semester dal Feb 19, 2007 al Jun 1, 2007.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

Both public and private subjects preserve their memory: not passive way, but in a very active and critical manner because of the nature of the archive. The course aims at introducing the basic elements for the correct management and conservation of an archive throughout the three ages: current, depositary and historical.

Syllabus

Contents of the course: Acts and documents. Primary sources. Reasons to conserve someone’s memory. Cultural heritage and archive. General archivistics. Life cycle of documents: from selection to permanent conservation. Instruments and methods to manage an archive. Computer protocol and the new Italian legislation in relation to documentation and archives, and many other issues concerning the programme.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral test