Cultural Heritage Resource Management

Professionals working in cultural heritage institutions such as archives, libraries, and museums utilize electronic information technologies such as digitization and linked data to manage, preserve, and provide access to their diverse collections. These collections include print materials, digital materials, and physical artifacts. Activities include the creation of data/metadata to describe and provide access, categorization and classification, and the preservation and curation of both digital and physical materials. 

Course Requirements:

Complete two of the following required courses (6 hours):

  • LIS 7504 Preservation Management of Physical Records OR LIS 7505 Introduction to Digital Curation OR LIS 7506 Preservation and Digitization of Audiovisual Materials
  • LIS 7408  Introduction to Archival Theory, Principles & Practice OR LIS 7700 History & Theory of Cultural Heritage Institutions

Complete at least three of the following electives (9 hours):

  • LIS 7408 Introduction to Archival Theory, Principles & Practice
  • LIS 7410 Digital Libraries
  • LIS 7504 Preservation Management of Physical Records
  • LIS 7505 Introduction to Digital Curation
  • LIS 7506 Preservation and Digitization of Audiovisual Materials
  • LIS 7608 Introduction to Cataloging and Classification
  • LIS 7700 History & Theory of Cultural Heritage Institutions 
  • LIS 7705 Introduction to Museum Management
  • LIS 7808 Special Topics in LIS (when topic is appropriate) 
  • LIS 7909 Directed Independent Study
  • LIS 7900 Internship in Library and Information Services


Dr. Edward Benoit, III