Creation and Organization of Archival Services
Teaching Staff: Minotou Marietta
Course Code: ARC390
Course Category: Specific Background
Course Type: Elective
Course Level: Undergraduate
Course Language: Greek
Delivery method: Face to face
Total Hours: 3
E Class Page: https://opencourses.ionio.gr/modules/auth/opencourses.php?fc=26
Archive buildings and their particularities. Archive management within archival bodies. Archival policy. Archive service technical infrastructure, equipment and organization. Organizing exhibitions. Conservation and security conditions and rules, depending on the basic procedures of archive recording. Storage, reproduction and digitations of archival material. Equipment, organizing and conditions of an archival service. Model of archival bodies in Greece and abroad.
By successfully completing the course the student will be able to realize about housing and organizing an archival service with modern equipment, and he will have the basic knowledge about basic model archival bodies in Greece and abroad.
Week #1: Archive buildings and their particularities. Specifications.
Week #2: Archive buildings Modern systems.
Week #3: Archive equipment technical infrastructure and organization of an archive Service.
Week #4: Archive management within archival bodies. Archival policy.
Week #5: Security conditions and rules.
Week #6: Storage, reproduction and digitations of archival material.
Week #7: Access conditions.
Week #8: Organizing and conditions in the archival service.
Week #9: Conditions and safeguard rules according to the extent of the unit.
Week #10: Model archival bodies in Greece and abroad.
Week #11: National Archival System.
Week #12: Educational visit to the General Archives of the Prefecture of Corfu.
Week #13: Practical exercises and a general revision.
- Ministry of national education and religious affairs, "Buildings for housing Archives. Design Principles ", Athens, 1999.
- Judith Ellis: "Records management- Archives", Greek Archival Print Company-George Dardanus', Athens, 2000.
- Maria Vakalopoulou-Nikos Karapidakis, "The practice of the General Archives of the State", Library of the General Archives of the State, Athens 2012.
Lectures, practical exercises, educational visits.