June 1, 2015
Robert W. Woodruff Library
The development of a fully functional digital archives requires an integrated recordkeeping system that identifies, describes, schedules, and destroys or retains your organization's born-digital records. Successful recordkeeping systems reflect business processes and applicable federal and state statutes while identifying records with permanent value to be archived. The ideal recordkeeping system interfaces with a digital repository used to curate electronic records and support a wide range of archival processes, including preservation and access. Before purchasing or building a recordkeeping system, you need a clear list of systems requirements specific to your organization. From these specifications, you can build a good Request for Proposal (RFP), select a system or vendor, and successfully implement your recordkeeping system.
This course if one of the Tactical and Strategic Courses in the Digital Archives Specialist (DAS) Curriculum and Certificate Program.
Upon completing this course you'll be able to:
- Identify and define systems requirements for an electronic recordkeeping system and/or digital repository;
- Develop and distribute a Request for Information (RFI), RFP, or RFQ (Request for Quotation);
- Evaluate and select a recordkeeping system; and
- Implement the system.
Archivists, records managers, IT professionals and administrators who need to define systems requirements for an electronic recordkeeping system and/or digital repository and then develop a RFI, RFP, or RFQ.
The Early-Bird registration deadline is May 1, 2015.
- SAA Members
- Early-Bird: $199
- Regular: $269
- Employees of Member Institutions
- Early-Bird: $229
- Regular: $299
- Early-Bird: $259
- Regular: $319
Attendance is limited to 35.