20171INF2120HSLEC0101 Conservation and Preservation of Recorded Information

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Unique ID: 
20171INF2120HSLEC0101
Course code: 
INF2120H
Name: 
Conservation and Preservation of Recorded Information
Professor/Instructor: 
Karen Turko
Start date: 
Mon, 2017/01/09
End date: 
Fri, 2017/04/07
Year: 
2017
Term: 
Winter
Section: 
LEC0101
Type: 
S

An introductory course in preservation issues covering both restoration of the artifact and preservation of content. Topics include composition and manufacture of paper, principles and ethics of restoration; restoration methods; archival conservation practices; rare book conservation practices; preservation microfilming, theory and practice; national and international preservation filming efforts; mass deacidification; organization, administration and funding of preservation efforts; new document substrates; and, emergency and disaster planning.

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