Subject details

  • Topics
    • Students will be provided a list of topics in their subject outline.
  • Study resources
    • Instructional Methods
      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • Glossary
      • Podcasting/Leacture capture
      • Standard Media
      • Web links

At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

  1. evaluate the features and functions of, and the important social and professional issues related to technology for information services
  2. use technologies to successfully complete a range of information profession-related tasks
  3. communicate effectively using scholarly writing, written reports, multimedia, and social media.
  • Assignment 1 - Exercise (10%)
  • Assignment 2 - Discussion (20%)
  • Assignment 3 - Practical (30%)
  • Assignment 4 - Report (40%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject

Entry Requirements

Equivalent Subjects

You cannot enrol in this unit if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • CUR-LIM125

Special requirements

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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