OPPORTUNITIES UNISA’s advanced programmes are designed for professional and senior professionals, and include a post graduate certificate in archival studies, and an Honour’s in information science with specialization in archival science.
Candidates with an Honour’s may also consider undertaking a Research Masters in Information Science focusing on an archival topic.
UNISA offers these courses by means of distance teaching with the assistance of study guides, prescribed books and readers, while lecturers are available through telephone contact and e-mail. Course work is organized by means of tutorial letters.
UNISA WEBSITE: www.unisa.ac.za
MISSION Our mission is to serve the people of the Northern Cape, especially the poor by promoting, protecting and developing Sport and the diverse Culture and Heritage of our province and at the same time be catalysts in capacity building programmes and the other activities as required by legislation thereby entrenching Nation Building and Social Cohesion.
Sport, Arts & Culture
Libraries & Archival Services
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WHAT IS AN
ARCHIVIST? An archivist is a professional who assesses, collects, organizes, maintains control over, and provides access to information determined to have long term value.
Archivists keep records that have enduring value as reliable memories of the past
Preservation and Conservation of Archival Materials.
Archivists are employed to manage records in business, government, municipalities, higher education institutions, banks, media companies, cultural organisations, special libraries, museums, religious institutions, mining companies, hospitals, historical societies etc.
In the workplace they on positions such as Archivists, records Clerks, Registry clerks, Records Managers, Information officers, manuscript librarians and knowledge managers.