Digital Libraries: Summer 2012

Instructor:

Catherine Stollar Peters

School:

University at Albany

Semester:

Summer 2012

Description:

This course will focus on methodology and techniques of creating and using digital libraries. Topics covered in the course include collection development and selection, digitization, metadata, organization, access and use of digital libraries, preservation, and project management. Students will research current issues relating to digital libraries, evaluate existing digital libraries, learn hands-on methods of developing a digital library, and work in teams to produce a small digital library. Upon completion of this course, students will have a foundation for future research in digital libraries and should be able to participate in the planning and management of digital libraries.

Required Textbook:

No textbook required.

Link to Syllabus:

http://www.albany.edu/informationstudies/files/IST666_DigitalLibraries2012.pdf

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