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On successful completion of this module students should be able to: 1) Explain the history and current state of digital library initiatives, projects, and activities; 2) Demonstrate knowledge of metadata, preservation, and related issues through the creation of collection development policy for a DL; 4) Differentiate between data repositories and digital libraries; 5) Demonstrate familiarity with terms like open data, open access, and Big Data; 2) Plan and implement a small-scale, but useful and functional, digital library.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
No specialised knowledge of computers will be required for this module, but basic IT skills are expected. A high level of initiative, motivation and commitment to independent study will be required for seminar contributions and coursework.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Essay: Digital library collection development policy||Unspecified||n/a||Graded||No||
|Essay: Essay and digital library evaluation||Week 12||n/a||Graded||No||
|Essay: Digital library implementation||Week 9||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
Not yet recorded.
|Mr Tim Keefe||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Dr Stefanie Havelka||Tutor|