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Librarian Careers

Any business or organisation that deals with volumes of information needs to be able to store, order and access it logically and efficiently. This is the domain of the information manager.

Information management goes beyond librarianship, extending to government organisations, IT, and medical, legal, and transport and logistics businesses. Any business that deals with large archives of information needs solid information management.

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  • Archives Concepts and Practice

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    HECS-HELP, FEE-HELP

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    This online unit from Curtin University is based on the ever-changing practice of international archival principles.
  • Information Theory & Research

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    FEE-HELP

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    Information Theory & Research is an online unit provided by Curtin University that explores fundamental theoretical concepts and research in information management.
  • INF318 Community Histories

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    Examining the role of local history and archive collections in community identity, Community Histories discusses strategies for maintaining these resources for future use.
  • Information Design

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    HECS-HELP, FEE-HELP

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    Information Design is an online unit offered by Curtin University that explores the essential principles of structuring information objects and making them retrievable through creation of appropriate metadata.
  • Collection Management

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    FEE-HELP

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    The online Collection Management unit from Curtin University gives students an expansive introduction to the many areas of collection management. The course highlights and explores issues related to the management of library collections, particularly within an Australian context.
  • Bachelor of Arts (Librarianship and Corporate Information Management)

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    Online

    HECS-HELP, Payment plan, Upfront payment

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    The Bachelor of Arts (Librarianship and Corporate Information Management) online course by Curtin University will provide training in record-keeping and archiving.

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