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. 

The following elective provides the foundational principles of cultural heritage resource management and is highly recommended for students interested in this area:

  • LIS 7700 History & Theory of Cultural Heritage Institutions 

The following electives are related to this area and are recommended for students interested in this area:

  • LIS 7408 Introduction to Archival Theory, Principles & Practice
  • 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 7705 Introduction to Museum Management
  • LIS 7909 Directed Independent Study
  • LIS 7900 Internship in Library and Information Services


Tyler Viso
Academic Coordinator