University of Sheffield
Digital Library Management
This CILIP-accredited course is about the creation, management and use of digital libraries and resources. It will introduce you to the strategic thinking and project management skills you need for a successful career. You'll learn about digitisation, repositories, web creation and how to design digital libraries people want to use. The course combines lectures from academics and professionals, seminars, small-group work and computer labs. We can also help you to develop leadership and management capabilities.
MSc: Applicants need at least a good 2.2 in any subject. English language requirements: overall IELTS grade of 6.5, with a minimum of 6.0 in each component.
Core modules Dissertation; Designing Usable Websites; Digital Multimedia Libraries; Management and Strategy for Digital Libraries; Information Retrieval: Search Engines and Digital Libraries; Research Methods and Dissertation Preparation. Examples of optional modules Including: Researching Social Media; Information Systems in Organisations; E-Business and E-Commerce; Database Design; Libraries, Information and Society; Introduction to Digital Humanities; Content Management Systems; Information Governance and Ethics; Data and Society: Business Intelligence; Academic and Workplace Library, Information and Knowledge Services; Human Computer Information Interaction; Archives and Record Management; Advanced Digital Humanities.
Assessment methods include: essays, reports, small projects, in-class tests, presentations, posters, group work and a research-based dissertation.
You may be eligible for a competitive studentship under the AHRC's Professional Preparation Master's scheme.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||7,000 per Year 1 (Wales)||12 Months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||7,000 per Year 1 (England)||12 Months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||19,400 per Year 1 (International)||12 Months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||7,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||12 Months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||7,000 per Year 1 (Scotland)||12 Months|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2018||-||36 Months|
|Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip||Full-time||September 2018||-||9 Months|
|Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip||Part-time||September 2018||-||18 Months|
|Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert||Full-time||September 2018||-||4 Months|
|Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert||Part-time||September 2018||-||12 Months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Site||S10 2TN||Yorkshire and the Humber|
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