Week 7 Notes
Week 7 Notes LIS 4000 - 2
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This 3 page Class Notes was uploaded by ZacharyVanStanley on Thursday October 29, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to LIS 4000 - 2 at University of Denver taught by Heather M. Ryan in Summer 2015. Since its upload, it has received 22 views. For similar materials see Foundations of Library, Archival, and Information Science in Education and Teacher Studies at University of Denver.
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Date Created: 10/29/15
LIS 400 Foundations of LAIS 102215 Week 6 Notes Zach Van Stanley We began class with a review of our resumeCV assignment Some pointers for this are 0 Make sure languages of cover letter and resume match 0 Avoid passive language 0 Add professional groups 0 Do not add unnecessary colors Next we discussed what makes up a document There are multiple definitions of this including any written work and nonofficial records We compared this to records which also has various meanings though these tend to emphasize the legal nature Evidence is key in this These terms are sometimes used interchangeably though there are differences Context is important in distinguishing We illustrated these differences between the two terms with an activity This involved groups of three or four receiving an envelope with two items which the members had to decide its status of document or record Vocabulary I Donor agreement parameter of donation to archive I Accession archives take physical and usually intellectual ownership of an item I Appraisal decisions about items especially of value to the archive I Arrangement putting into original order or a new order I Description most commonly finding aids boxlevel folderlevel or itemlevel electronic archival description EAD I Access how users get to the record We then very brie y reviewed our readings Weekly online discussions 1 Molly Galey Belfast Project a The team should have consulted the legality b Ethics trump morals for professionals c Confidentiality cannot really be guaranteed d Should archivists be trained in journalism e Do oral historians create or preserve records 2 Phillip Gaddis Library of Congress out of date a Should the LoC be the pope of libraries b LoC should lead by example c Should digitize but not highest priority d Should still stay With primary roles e Next Librarian of Congress should be innovative techfamiliar f There is now a ten year term limit for Librarians of Congress 3 Claire Roseland JFK records a Transparency is needed b Government agencies may just Wish to avoid embarrassment c Mixed reactions on agency appeals d Agencies muddle strength of government archivists e Narratives appear with lack of information f A project such as this would create much interest in government documents 4 Kendra Gale activism in libraries a Archivists like historians are not completely objective b Working within an activist community could lead to better preservation c Biases can form from associations with activism d Personal work can differ from professional 5 Michael Bovee value of archives a Intrinsic value in archives b Subjectivity is always a part of archives c Archives must be selective d Archives tell a narrative often of the winner s perspective e There is privilege in being able to archive