Context Control and Documentation

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This course on Context Control and Documentation is one of six courses in the Keeping Archives eLearning suite.

With a duration of approximately 90 minutes, Context Control and Documentation includes exclusive video content featuring David Roberts, College Archivist for Newington College, Sydney, interactive quiz elements and a custom certificate delivered on completion.

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Describe the principles of provenance and original order as they relate to arrangement and description
  • Explain what archival description is
  • Name some of the most significant traditions in archival description
  • List the main elements of the Australian ‘Series’ System
  • Explain the distinction between custody and control  
  • Describe some tools for archival description
  • List some of the main issues and discussions arising in archival description today
  • Describe some of the ways descriptive information can be used

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PRICING: Context Control and Documentation course
  • Members: $200 each course
  • Non-Members: $300 each course or
  • Register for all 6 eLearning courses and save: Members $800, Non-Members $1500.
  • Multi-user licences for individual organisations (including those with volunteers) are also available. Please contact us directly to enquire about this offer.