University of Innsbruck

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You would like to work in the area of information management or are already employed in this area? The continuing education basic programme - Library and Information may be completeed as full-time study programme within two semesters, or part-time within three semesters. It combines classic teaching methods with innovative electronic forms of learning into a blended learning concept and thus enables part-time training.

In Austria training for library personnel for qualified and highly qualified task areas is ruled by §101 par. 3 Universities’ Act 2002 and the University Library Personnel Training Regulations BGBl. II No. 377/2014.

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Degree
Academic Library and Information Expert

Duration/ECTS-Credits
3 semesters/60 ECTS-Credits
part-time

Study Code
UC 992 857

Start
WS 2021/2022

Language
German

Cost
8.800 EUR

  Curriculum

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Lernziele

Objectives

Graduates have

  • imparted knowledge, its practical application and advanced scientific study in the field of library and information studies
  • acquired the relevant basics for the professional practice.
  • completed the standardised university training for library personnel for qualified and highly qualified task areas.
Zielgruppe

Target group

Persons, who work or want to work in the field of information management, in particular in libraries, information and documentation facilities, archives and other related institutions. 

Voraussetzungen

Requirements

  • school leaving certificate or the university entrance qualification examination.

Participation in the university continuing education courses requires the admission as a non-degree student

 

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Contact

Mag. Monika Schneider-Jakob, MAS

University and Provincial Library of the Tyrol (ULB Tirol)
Innrain 52f
6020 Innsbruck

   +43 512 507-2459
  ulg-lis@uibk.ac.at

Academic Supervision

assoz. Prof. Mag. Dr. Michael Pilz
Department for German Studies

Instructors  

Will be announced

Organisational Information

Dates

Schedule and dates are found on the website of the programme.

Location

University and Provincial Library of the Tyrol (ULB Tirol)
Innrain 50-52f
6020 Innsbruck

Content

The Continuing Education Programme Library and Information Studies combines classic teaching methods with innovative electronic types of learning (blended learning) and thus makes it possible to take the programme part-time and combine it with working:

  • During classroom modules, our instructors will impart theoretical fundamentals in group work, presentations, discussions and case studies. During preparatory and follow-up phases, students work independently on practical topics with the help of online tools.
  • During the internship, you can advance the knowledge gained in the classes. You improve your chances for entering the job market and have networking opportunities home and abroad.
  • During the project you will learn how to work with concepts and tools of project management to plan and implement a practical task in the team.

Modules

Compulsory Modules

  • Library and Collection Management
  • Organisation of Information
  • Information Technology
  • Information Services and Teaching Competence
  • Project Management
  • Internship

Elective Modules

  • Selected Topics of Metadata Management
  • Applied Information Literacy
  • Basic Legal Information for Libraries and Information Ethics
  • Public Libraries
  • One Person Libraries (OPL)
  • Special Collections and Managing Literary Estates
  • Marketing and Public Relations
  • Current Topics and Trends
  • Archival Studies
  • Data Librarian
  • Historic Book Collections

Enrolement

Please enrole via the registration button above.

General Information for the Registration for Continuing Education Programmes

Participation in the university continuing education courses requires the admission as a non-degree student.

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