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LIS-S 651 Digital Collections

3 credits

Prerequisties: LIS-S 500, LIS-S 501

Corequisites: LIS-S 503, LIS-S 634

This course engages advanced students in designing and developing digital collections in real-world library and information settings. Students create digital objects and use industry-standard digital content management systems to build and test their collections for usability, findability, and accessibility.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Categorize, describe, and evaluate digital collections by resources, specialties, disciplines, institutions, and audiences.
  2. Apply the digitization process to create both physical and born-digital objects including textual documents, images, audio, and video to meet institutional goals.
  3. Create digital collections using both open-source and subscription-based tools.
  4. Develop and implement plans for digital collection usability, findability, and accessibility.
  5. Create and apply guidelines associated with digitization and digital collections (e.g., best practices, file formats, digital objects, protocols, metadata standards, controlled vocabulary).

Course Delivery

  • Online

Course Schedule

This course is not being offered this semester.

Syllabi