MSc Digital Library Management
Information School, Faculty of Social Sciences
We are the UK's leading centre for information, data and knowledge management research and teaching. Our forward-thinking courses are fully accredited by CILIP and will equip you with the knowledge and skills required by employers.
About the course
Course description 2017
This CILIP-accredited course is about the creation, management and use of digital libraries and resources. It will introduce you to the strategic thinking and project management skills you need for a successful career. You’ll learn about digitisation, repositories, web creation and how to design digital libraries people want to use.
The course combines lectures from academics and professionals, seminars, small-group work and computer labs. We can also help you to develop leadership and management capabilities.
- Designing Usable Websites
- Digital Multimedia Libraries
- Management and Strategy for Digital Libraries
- Information Retrieval: Search Engines and Digital Libraries
- Research Methods and Dissertation Preparation
Examples of optional modules
- Researching Social Media
- Information Systems in Organisations
- E-Business and E-Commerce
- Database Design
- Libraries, Information and Society
- Information Governance and Ethics
- Data and Society
- Business Intelligence
- Academic and Workplace Library, Information and Knowledge Services
- Archives and Record Management
- Advanced Digital Humanities.
- 1 year full-time
- 2/3 years part-time
You'll need at least a 2:2 in any subject.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Fees and funding
You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It is a quick and easy process.
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