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IMS5010 - Evidence and metadata

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Information Technology

Leader: Sue McKemmish


Caulfield First semester 2007 (Day)
Caulfield First semester 2007 (Off-campus)


Skills for undertaking appraisal and description tasks in contemporary and historical recordkeeping systems and structures, including electronic recordkeeping systems. Justifications for recordkeeping, functional requirements for evidence and implementation environments. Appraisal including functional analysis, policy formulation and supporting metadata needs. Description and the importance of metadata to a range of recordkeeping activities related to the storage, recall and dissemination of records.


Class activities and discussion (or electronic equivalent): 25%
Practical exercises: 25%
Formal supervised Assessment: 50%

Contact hours

3 hours per week


IMS9049 or equivalent


LAR3631, LAR4631, IMS3610