Archives and Records Management Specialization in Master of Library Science
Are you interested in history? Special collections? Cultural preservation? Manuscripts? Global heritage resources? All of the above?
If so, consider the Archives and Records Management Specialization for the Master of Library Science. IU’s archival resources are rich and varied, and our instructors have decades of experience working in the field and teaching. You’ll prepare for ever-increasing career opportunities, thanks to the growth of digitization projects and online exhibits.
The specialization will appear on your transcript.
Requirements (Minimum 36 Credit Hours)
M.L.S. Requirements (15 cr.)
You must also complete the digital literacy requirement.
Specialization Requirements (21 cr.)
- Z581 Archives and Records Management (3 cr.)
- Z605 Internship in Library and Information Science (3 cr.)
- 15 credit hours from the following electives:
- Z511 Database Design (3 cr.)
- Z513 Organizational Informatics (3 cr.)
- Z519 Evaluation of Information Systems (3 cr.)
- Z556 Systems Analysis and Design (3 cr.)
- Z582 Preservation (3 cr.)
- Z584 Manuscripts (3 cr.)
- Z585 Records Management (3 cr.)
- Z586 Digital Curation (3 cr.)
- Z603 Workshop in Library and Information Science (1–3 cr.): Choose a workshop in Encoded Archival Description (EAD), Metadata Object Description Schema (MODS), Processing Manuscript Collections, XML, or another topic approved by the specialization advisor
- Z604 Topics in Library and Information Science (1–4 cr.): Choose a course in Advanced Archival Appraisal, Audio Preservation: Principles and Practices, Classification and Business Processes, Evaluation and Audit, Introduction to Moving Image Preservation, Oral History, or another topic approved by the specialization advisor
- Z634 Metadata (3 cr.)
- Z652 Digital Libraries (3 cr.)
- Z685 Electronic Records Management (3 cr.)
- Other courses approved by the specialization advisor
Director, Office of University Archives and Records Management
IU Resources and Professional Development
Degree requirements for: Fall 2017 / Spring 2015 / Pre-Fall 2013