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Advanced Study in Digital Preservation (Post Master's) PDFDownload to print

College
College of Communication and Information
Department
School of Library and Information Science

E-mail: slisinform@kent.edu
Tel: 330-672-2782
Fax: 330-672-7965
Web: www.kent.edu/slis

TheAdvanced Study in Digital Libraries certificate meets the growing demand for digital librarians and digital libraries. It is for those who have earned an MLS or MLIS degree. Curriculum focuses on the following areas: foundations of preservation theory and practice in library, archival, and other information environments; creation and maintenance of digital surrogates of analog material; knowledge organization and management for digital repositories, technical infrastructure for digital preservation; curatorial functions, including development of policy and procedure to manage digital objects; and social, economic, policy and professional issues.
 
CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS (18 credits)
Course Title Credits
LIS 6/80631 Introduction to Digital Preservation
3
  6/80632 Technologies for Digital Preservation and Web Archiving
3
  6/80633 Digital Curation
3
Elective courses and Workshops: choose from the following
9
IAKM 6/80101 Information Architecture I (3)


6/80102 Information and Visual Design (3)


6/80110 Content Management Systems (3)

  6/80112 Advanced Information Architecture (3)

  6/80301 Foundational Principles of Knowledge Management (3)

LIS
6/80637 Metadata Architecture and Implementation (3)  
  6/80638 Digital Libraries (3)
  6/80639 Implementation of Digital Libraries (3)
  6/80641 Information Storage and Retrieval Systems (3)

6/80642 Implementation of Information Storage and Retrieval Systems (3)

  6/80645 Database Systems (3)
  6/80647 Network and Software Resources for Information Systems (3)


6/80650 Information Policy (3)

  6/80651 Digital Image Processing and Collection Management (3)

  6/80652 Foundations and Administration of Archives (3)
 
  6/80654   Preservation Management (3)  
  6/80691 Seminar in Library Science (3)

  60692 Practicum-Libraries and Information Centers (2-3)

  6/80695 Special Problems in Library Sciences (3)

  60792 Internship in Library Supervision and Management (3)

  6/81096 Individual Investigation (1-2)

TOTAL 18

 

Gainful Employment Disclosure
CIP code:
25.0101
CIP title:
Library and information Science
AY 11 completers:
0
AY 11 on-time completers:
0
AY 11 on-time completion rate:
N/A
Median Stafford loans:
not applicable; contact the Office of Student Financial Aid for more information
Median other loans:
not applicable; contact the Office of Student Financial Aid for more information
Award title:
not applicable; contact the Office of Student Financial Aid for more information
Total cost per credit hours:
$452
Total costs for credit hours:
$8,136
Book and supplies cost per credit hours:
$134
Total books and supplies costs:
$1,380
Term: Fall 2012 and Spring 2013
Length: 30 Weeks
Fees per term:
Varies
Room and board per term:
$4,480
Other supply or miscellaneous costs:
N/A
SOC code:
25-4011.00
SOC title:
Archivist
ONET link:
http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/25-4011.00
Respondent placement rate:
0.00% - No completers in recent year