Digital Archiving and Preservation


Modulets indhold, forløb og pædagogik

Courses and teaching activities may be offered within in the following areas:

  •  Archiving and Databases
  •  Digital Preservation and Restoration

This Module will introduce the challenges of archiving and preserving arts and culture of digital media. Issues of how databases and archives can play a role in the institutionalization of media arts in the greater cultural heritage sector. Current efforts of preservation as well as developments for restoration plans in regards to exhibitions, collections and historical research will be examined, including the arts and media sector's state of the art.

Learning Goals will include the ability to:

1. Identify problems and develop new ideas, questions and directions in Infrastructures for Media Arts Cultures
2. Identify problems and develop new ideas, questions and directions in Archiving and Databases & Digital Preservation and Restoration
3. Analyse the needs & assumptions of the international MediaAC audiences.
4. Identify new traits & thinking in international cultural institutionalization.
5. Compare and contrast technologies for archiving & preserving media culture
6. Interpret media art cultural content into a digital archive
7. Analyze the examples and processes of digital collections management for cultural institutions
8. Apply international data "field" methods.



Prøvens navnDigital Archiving and Preservation
Skriftlig og mundtlig
Presentation and discussion in seminar style in: “Digital Archiving and Preservation” : 45%
Development between Presentation and Final Paper during course and general participation:
A written scientific work that is graded on the demonstration of achievement of the learning goals: 45%
CensurIntern prøve

Fakta om modulet

Engelsk titelDigital Archiving and Preservation
Varighed1 semester
This module is offered only as a part of the ERASMUS MUNDUS Master of Excellence: Media Arts Cultures at Danube University, Austria
1st semester
UndervisningsstedAnden placering


StudienævnStudienævnet for Kommunikation og Digitale Medier
InstitutInstitut for Kommunikation og Psykologi
FakultetDet Humanistiske Fakultet