Digitization Skills for Libraries & Cultural Heritage Institutions – Occupational Skills Certificate

Top Code: 1602.00

This 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.

An Occupational Skills Certificate is awarded upon successful completion of all required courses with a grade of C or better.

Program Outcomes

  1. Analyze the selection, technical and copyright issues that impact the success of digital projects.
  2. Apply established digitization protocols and standards to produce digital representations of archival materials.
  3. Apply established protocols and metadata standards to provide access to digital objects in digital asset management systems.

Requirements for the Occupational Skills Certificate

LIB 121TECHNOLOGIES & PROCESSES FOR DIGITAL COLLECTIONS3
LIB 122INTRODUCTION TO METADATA FOR DIGITAL OBJECTS3
LIB 123INTRODUCTION TO COPYRIGHT ISSUES FOR DIGITAL COLLECTIONS1
LIB 126ARCHIVES & DIGITAL COLLECTIONS INTERNSHIP1
Total Units8