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IMS3611 - Recordkeeping, archiving and the internet

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Information Technology

Leader: Judith Ellis


Caulfield First semester 2007 (Day)


This unit provides a conceptual framework in archival science for practice in the recordkeeping professions. Issues include the nature of records and recordkeeping, the environments in which recordkeeping occurs, perspectives through time, records continuum thinking, recordkeeping systems and their role, and aspects of the storage, recall and dissemination of records, with an emphasis on corporate and societal memory.


Formal supervised assessment 50%
Assignments 50%

Contact hours

2 hours per week


IMS2102 or IMS2603 and 12 credit points of IMS 2nd year units or equivalent


LAR3632, LAR4632, IMS5011, IMS5033