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About This Micro-Credential

Man with documents in archive

We work to preserve what we don’t want to lose, and archives are repositories of tomorrow’s lessons from today.

Interested in working or managing an archive and understanding how archives operate at all levels?

This micro-credential teaches research and archiving techniques, including artifact handling, preservation, cataloguing, public access and writing for an audience.

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Skills You Will Gain

Museum Archives

Learning Outcomes

  • Use archives as a resource and storage medium for paper and other two-dimensional objects.
  • Understand archive operations.
  • Effectively communicate both orally and in written form.
  • Prepare archive work plans.
  • Work with the public on archiving projects.

Required Courses

  • HIS 625 - Archives and Digital Humanities
  • HIS 689 - Research and Writing Public History
  • HIS 596/696 - Archive Internship OR HIS 592/692 - Independent Research

Offered in face-to-face format


Jennifer Bachner, PhD
Dr. Brian Hackett
Archive Specialist, First semester offered: Spring 2019


Northern Kentucky University
Local: +1 (859) 572-5825