This subject provides a detailed introduction to the role of record keeping and archiving in society. It considers key concepts and theories including provenance and records continuum theory and discusses the role of records in providing accountability, evidence and memory in contemporary society.
The subject focuses on ethical and legal frameworks for record keeping and archiving and introduces students to major national and international debates in the discipline. Topics covered include definitions of key terms used to describe and explain records and archives, records as information, evidence and memory, the history of record keeping, legislation, standards, ethics, the role of records and archives in government and business and archives and power.
School of Information Studies
Not available to students who have completed INF306, INF309 or INF527.
INF527 Paired Subject
INF306, INF309, INF527
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