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Conservation and Preservation

Postgraduate | CUR-INFM335 | 2023

Cover the strategies employed by information professionals to conserve decaying materials.Explore digital preservation issues. Update your knowledge of copyright law. Compile a list of practices used on local, national and international levels.

Study method
100% online
Assessments
100% online
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
Duration
13 weeks

FEE-HELP available

Conservation and Preservation

About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

    1. explain the differences between the functions of conservation and preservation in the workplace
    2. analyse the deployment of preservation principles and strategies
    3. research and analyse the diverse cultural, technical and legal requirements that impact on designing preservation projects
    4. design, implement and evaluate a preservation project.

Entry requirements

To enrol in this subject, you must be admitted into a degree.

Prior study

You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or enrol in the following subject(s) to study at the same time or prior to this subject:

one of

Equivalent subjects

You won't be able to enrol into this subject if you've already successfully completed or currently enrolled in the following subject(s) as they are considered anti-requisites due to the similarity of the content.

  • CUR-LIM340-Conservation and Preservation (no longer available)

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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