"Managing Digital Archives" Online Course Launch

The ICA is joining the celebration of the World Digital Preservation Day on November 4th with the launch of its online training course “Managing Digital Archives”. The course provides a thorough grounding in the management of archives in digital format, from selection and ingest, description and metadata management, to preservation techniques and access provision. It aims to provide learners with the knowledge to develop the infrastructure to manage their digital archives now and to provide contemporary access, as well as preserve them over time to ensure their survival and access in future. 

This course is available in English and French. Learning materials provided for each section include video presentations background texts and/or presentation scripts, exercises, quizzes, resources lists and additional resources where ICA has the rights. There are also presentations on special topics and demonstration videos for some sections.You have 4 months to complete the full course. Course materials can be downloaded on to computers, smartphones and tablets and require an internet connection. ICA will issue a certificate once the final assessment has been completed.

Costs for the online course: 

for ICA members €189 
for non-members €255 

Join ICA to take advantage of the reduced member rate. 


Learn more about the course characteristics