LIS-S 586 Archival Intelligence
This course covers how to conduct research on archives and collections, whether physical, digitized, or born digital, including discovering material, finding a topic, developing ideas about it, analyzing data, and presenting findings. Students gain experience with the archives research process, running a project, liaising with an organization, and communicating with an audience.
- Discover and evaluate primary sources from an archive or collection, analyzing data with the appropriate tool or method.
- Plan and carry out a retrospective research project with material from an archive or collection.
- Communicate research findings effectively to a given audience, using appropriate methods of narration and visualization.
- Evaluate ethical issues and responsibilities in conducting research on archives.