The Digitization Skills for Libraries and Cultural Heritage Institutions Certificate of Achievement curriculum prepares students to work in digital repositories found in libraries, archives, museums, and business settings. Instruction includes: project planning, digitization, metadata, copyright, and end user access to digital materials. Students will gain practical experience using industry standards in order to prepare them for entering the workforce. The program serves as an entry level foundational skills certificate that can be built upon with the Archives and Digital Collections Assistant Certificate of Achievement.
A Certificate of Achievement is awarded upon successful completion of all required courses with a grade C or better.
- Identify and explain selection, technical, and copyright issues that impact the success of digital projects.
- Produce digital representations of archival materials using established digitization protocols and standards.
- Apply established protocols and metadata standards to provide access to digital objects in digital asset management systems.
Requirements for the Certificate of Achievement
|LIB 121||TECHNOLOGIES & PROCESSES FOR DIGITAL COLLECTIONS||3|
|LIB 122||INTRODUCTION TO METADATA FOR DIGITAL OBJECTS||3|
|LIB 123||INTRODUCTION TO COPYRIGHT ISSUES FOR DIGITAL COLLECTIONS||1|
|LIB 126||ARCHIVES & DIGITAL COLLECTIONS INTERNSHIP||1|
|BIT 025||SURVEY OF COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY IN BUSINESS||3|