Thursday, 5 November 2009

New courses at CAIS

New distance learning courses start at CAIS on 18th January. Lasting 9 weeks or 15 weeks they are all delivered online in a fully supported virtual learning environment. The courses are aimed at archivists, records managers and other information professionals who wish to improve or update their knowledge and skills. These courses can be taken individually for CPD or as a module as part of a Masters in archives, records management, information compliance and digital preservation. See the website for more information. All courses can be taken by UK or international students.

CAIS also offers courses for those interested in family and local history which can be taken on their own or as part of a postgraduate certificate in family and local history. We also offer short 6 week introductory courses More information are on the family history pages of the CAIS website.

The courses that are running in January are:

Archive Theory and Management
Archive Administration, Access and Preservation
Ethics and International Perspectives
Principles and Practice of Records Management
Electronic Records Management
Sound and Vision - collecting, preserving and managing film, sound and oral history
English Palaeography and Diplomatic
Scots Palaeography and Diplomatic
Skills & Sources for Family & Local History in Scotland
Latin for Archivists and Researchers
Management and Preservation of Digital Records
Preservation and Disaster Management
Ecclesiastical Archives
Education Archives
Strategic Management for Information Professionals

The closing for applications is 13th November. For more information email

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