Jun 21, 2024  
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LIS 542 - Library Preservation, Security, and Risk Management

Course Career Graduate
Units 3
Approved Hours 3-0-0
Fee index 6
Faculty Education
Department Library & Information Std
Typically Offered either term

An introduction to and overview of the role and activities of preservation administration in libraries of all kinds, from the physical preservation and conservation of book and multimedia collections, to risk management and insurance, prevention of theft and vandalism, disaster contingency planning and preparedness, through post-disaster salvage and recovery operations. Pre or corequisite: LIS 501 or consent of instructor.