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Introduction to Library & information services

See yourself working in a library? Study a library course and you’ll launch a career that’s so much more than scanning book returns. 

An online library course in library and information studies will empower you to be the face of educational material and storytelling for your entire community. Help those who walk through the library doors access information that can change their lives.

Study librarianship with leading Australian universities through Open Universities Australia to explore areas such as archive courses and records management.

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