Archive-keeping (m) (2017/2018)

Course code
4S02227
Name of lecturer
Massimiliano Bassetti
Coordinator
Massimiliano Bassetti
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Other available courses
Academic sector
M-STO/08 - ARCHIVAL SCIENCE, BIBLIOGRAPHY AND LIBRARIANSHIP
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
First half of Semester 2 , Second half of Semester 2

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The course intends to offer an adequate knowledge of the main historical issues and of the main theoretical and methodological principles in archival science, also in relation with the ICT development.

Syllabus

The archival arrangement: main principles, historical aspects, fonds definition, periodization, relationship between the fonds and the creator of the records. The archival description: main principles, methods, representation models, international standards; finding aids. The ICT role in the field of historical archives.

Reference books:

- M. Guercio, P. Carucci, Manuale di archivistica, Roma, Carocci, 2008
- L. Giuva, S. Vitali, I. Zanni Rosiello, Il potere degli archivi. Usi del passato e difesa dei diritti nella società contemporanea, Milano, B. Mondadori, 2007

Special schedules for not regular attenders have to be drawn with the teacher.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Linda Giuva, Stefano Vitali, Isabella Zanni Rosiello Il potere degli archivi. Usi del passato e difesa dei diritti nella società contemporanea Bruno Mondadori 2008 9788842492474
Maria Guercio, Paola Carucci Manuale di archivistica Carocci 2008 9788843045891

Assessment methods and criteria

The oral examination aims at evaluating the student's knowledge, with special reference to the cases of study discussed during the lectures and to the general aspects of archive keeping (cf. the Companions in the Syllabus).

The oral examination aims at evaluating the student's knowledge, with special reference to the the cases of study discussed during the lectures (above all the topic of relationship between archives and Authorities); general knowledge of the companions in use will be checked, as well.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018