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SC&I To Offer New Master of Information Concentration This Fall: Archives and Preservation

 

New Brunswick, New Jersey (USA). – “This fall, The Rutgers School of Communication and Information will offer “Archives and Preservation,” a new concentration within its Master of Information (MI) degree program.
Available on campus and for the first time during the fall 2016 semester, this new concentration will prepare master’s students for careers in these areas: Librarian/Archivist, Digital Asset Manager/Digital Archivist, Museum Librarian/Archivist, Digital Curation and Special Collections Librarian.
By taking the courses in the Archives and Preservation concentration, students will be prepared to assume the responsibilities and roles in identifying and preserving analog and digital records created by individuals, families and organizations as trustworthy evidence, they will be able to develop strategies for preserving cultural and scientific knowledge for current and future generations, learn about the tensions around privacy, access, and memorial contestation, and consider the role of records, documents, and archival institutions in upholding human rights and social justice.”
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