MARA Blog: Training and Certification

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Digital Preservation Coalition Training

Published: February 1, 2021 by Melissa Prunty Kemp

Are you interested in digital preservation methods or contemporary techniques?  The Digital Preservation Coalition is an invaluable resource for training and research in this area.  An upcoming 2-day training course - Novice to Know-how – could help you reinforce or learn new digital preservation skills. Learn more here.

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2021 – Into Your Future

Published: January 27, 2021 by Melissa Prunty Kemp

Happy 2021 to all new and continuing students!  It’s great to see you all back and ready to absorb, expand and innovate in your disciplines. If this is your first semester,  you may feel a mix of  excitement, anticipation,  even a little fear. You will find plenty of support and assistance from faculty,  fellow students,  and through iSchool MARA advising, all online and always available. 

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ARMA InfoCon
The Virtual Experience

Melissa Kemp

Published: November 6, 2020 by Kenna Wulker

Melissa Kemp is completing her first year in the MARA program. She is a former English professor of 28 years. She taught literature, composition, business and technical writing, and organizational communications. Melissa has been archiving for the past eight years for an international cultural organization. She has owned a professional writing and arts consulting business for 31 years, her current job, and she performs a variety of jobs for the archiving client. She aspires to help cultural organization archive and digitize their collections for long-term preservation and public dissemination. 

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Agents of Change: ARMA LIVE! Orlando

Published: August 30, 2017 by Anna Maloney

Going to Florida in October for ARMA International? Look for Dr. Patricia Franks and Dr. Lisa Daulby, who will be there along with other iSchool faculty, staff, students and alumni!

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MARA Hosts Presentation on CIP Examination

Published: May 2, 2017 by Anna Maloney

On April 20th, the MARA webcast series featured a presentation by Jesse Wilkins, Director of Research & Development for the International Association for Information and Image Management (AIIM). Wilkins discussed the Certified Information Professional (CIP) designation offered by AIIM, and covered topics included the audience for the certification, the examination development process, and the benefits of the CIP.

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Digital Asset Management

Published: August 24, 2016 by Anna Maloney

Digital Asset Management (DAM) is a hot topic. This collective term describes the process of storing, cataloging, searching, and delivering digital assets (computer files), whether they are videos, audio clips, images, office documents, or 3D models.

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SJSU iSchool Offers Advanced Certificates

Published: February 12, 2016 by Anna Maloney

Did you know that in addition to its degree offerings, the SJSU iSchool offers Advanced Certificates in Digital Assets and Services? Just like the MARA degree, all courses are offered 100% online and current students can count courses taken toward certificate requirements.