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Archival Data Management Systems

4-Week Course Starts June 10, 2019


This course will provide an overview of archival data management systems.Participants will learn the concept of the information life cycle and its influence on the use and retention of archival data.Methods for evaluating the different types of systems and their appropriateness for handling different types of data will be covered.The course will culminate in developing a plan for implementing an archival data management system that best addresses a hypothetical data set. Quizzes, discussions, and a written assignment will allow participants to utilize the knowledge gained from this course.

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Define archival data management systems and discuss the concept of the “information life cycle,” as it relates to data management.
  • Differentiate between the primary roles of archival data management and appraise examples of these systems based on cost-effectiveness and usability.
  • Develop a hypothetical plan for implementing a system that most appropriately manages a given set of archival data.


Your Instructor


Brandon Murray
Brandon Murray

Brandon Murray is a Certified Archivist who works in a local history archive at a Dallas-Fort Worth area public library. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the University of Texas at Arlington, and a Masters of Library Information Science degree from the University of North Texas. Brandon’s previous experience includes over two years of digitization and cataloging of special collection items for the Norwick Center for Digital Solutions at Southern Methodist University.


Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
This course starts on June 10, 2019. It is an asynchronous online course designed to be completed in 4 weeks. Participants will spend approximately 2 hours each week on viewing lectures, answering quizzes, and completing discussion, reading, and written assignments. It is recommended that you complete each week's work within that week to stay in sync with other learners.
When is the last day for registration?
June 7, 2019
Will the instructor be available for feedback and questions?
Absolutely! Your instructor will provide feedback for each assignment and will be available via email for any questions you may have. A discussion area is also available where participants can post questions.
How long do I have access to the course materials?
You will have unlimited access for 3 months from the start date of this course.
How long do I have access to the course materials?
You will have unlimited access for 3 months from the start date of this course.
Will I receive a Certificate of Completion?
In order to receive a Certificate of Completion you must:
1. View all lectures
2. Answer all quizzes
3. Complete all assignments
When you complete these three items you can expect to receive you certificate within 2 weeks.
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What if I am unhappy with the course?
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