If you are methodical, enthusiastic about the value of books and information, and are polite and friendly when dealing with people, this programme could be for you.
Approaches to the organisation of information and/or material
Supporting users to make use of digital resources
Understanding a libraries, archives or information service organisation
Understanding a libraries, archives or information service environment
Plus the chance to choose a range of optional units which include:
Optional units include:
Creating and maintaining a user-focused environment
Promoting libraries, archives and information services
Providing induction and orientation activities for users
Engaging with the wider community
Leading a team
The course is assessed through the production of reports with supporting evidence, observation of the student working in the libraries, archives or information services organisation, questioning of the students’ knowledge in this area and testimony from the students’ workplace on their work.
No formal entry requirements but students must be working in this environment already to be able to provide the evidence required. A job analysis will be carried out with a member of the assessment team before a place on programme is confirmed.