Technologies for Information Services
Get a handle on the technologies used to delivery library services. Sift through data provision, maintenance and infrastructure information. Investigate user experience issues. Complete tasks using technology systems you’ll find in the workplace.
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- 01 Mar 2021
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- evaluate the features and functions of, and the important social and professional issues related to technology for information services
- use technologies to successfully complete a range of information profession-related tasks
- communicate effectively using scholarly writing, written reports, multimedia, and social media.
- Students will be provided a list of topics in their subject outline.
You cannot enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
No special requirements
The use, evaluation and communication of technologies to maintain and improve information services. Examines the practical and operational application of computing infrastructure, data provision and maintenance; and user experience and interfaces, within the disciplinary use by librarians, records managers and archivists.
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- Electronic Artefact (35%)
- Exercise (30%)
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