AHAS100 Introduction to the Management of Documents (5 cr)

Study level:
Other studies
Grading scale:
0-5
Language:
Finnish
Responsible organisation:
Department of History and Ethnology
Curriculum periods:
2020-2021, 2021-2022, 2022-2023

Description

Key concepts, document management principles and processes, information and document management tasks, document information life-cycle management design, development, stability and usability.

Learning outcomes

After completing the course, the student will:

  • be familiar with the principles, processes, management tools and key concepts of document management and know how to use them
  • be able to explain the principles objectives of information and document management in different organisations, and their objectives, tasks, organisational responsibilities and norm environments
  • be familiar with the document management continuum model that integrates archiving into overall life-cycle management
  • be able to define the significance of systematic handling and preservation in document management and data sets, as well as the usefulness of the organisation’s activities in terms of rationality and documentary cultural heritage

Study materials

For the book exam, works are selected from the following list to make up a total of 5 cr. The essay book choices are agreed in advance with the course coordinator.

Literature

  • Henttonen, Pekka & Valtonen, Marjo & Voutilainen, Tytti, Johdatus asiakirjahallinnan tutkimukseen (2015) (2op)
  • S. McKemmish et al (Eds.), Archives: Recordkeeping in Society (2005) (2op)
  • Markus Friedrich, The Birth of the Archive, A History of Knowledge, translated by John Noël Dillon (2018) (2 op)
  • Brown, C., Archives and recordkeeping: Theory into practice (2014) (3op)
  • Hill, J., The future of archives and recordkeeping: A reader (2011) (3op)
  • Cox, R. J., Personal archives and a new archival calling: Readings, reflections and ruminations (2008) (3op)
  • Blouin, F. X. & Rosenberg, W. G., Archives, documentation, and institutions of social memory: Essays from the Sawyer Seminar (1st pbk. ed. 2007) (3op)

Completion methods

Method 1

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Method 2

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Independent study (5 cr)

Type:
Independent study
Grading scale:
0-5
Language:
Finnish

Teaching

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Independent study (5 cr)

Type:
Independent study
Grading scale:
0-5
Language:
Finnish
No published teaching