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About Librarian

A librarian degree will equip you with the skills you need to work with large volumes of information. Depending on your area of interest and desired career path, you can choose a library science course that specialises in information and knowledge management, librarianship or records and archive management. Best of all, if you want to become a librarian in Australia, you can choose to study many librarian courses online.

Whether you’re just starting off, wanting to further your library studies career or looking to become a teacher librarian, there’s a course for you. Many of the qualifications, such as the Master of Information Studies course and the Bachelor of Information Studies course, are also accredited by ALIA (Australian Library and Information Association).

Potential librarian career outcomes include: Academic Librarian, Information Specialist, Curriculum Leader, Information Service Manager, Corporate Librarian, Project Officer Information Management, Information and Data Professional, Library Educator, Library Assistant, Library Manager, Law Librarian.

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Bachelor of Arts (Librarianship and Corporate Information Management)

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


Upon completion of this course you will have the skills and education to qualify for a range of positions in librarianship, records management, archives, and information and knowledge management.


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Master of Information Studies (with specialisations)

This online Master of Information Studies course will cultivate advanced information and knowledge management skills, including a specialisation.


Graduates are well suited to a broad range of employment opportunities within public and academic libraries, research facilities, government and corporate information centres and cultural heritage organisations.


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Master of Education (Teacher Librarianship)

The Master of Education (Teacher Librarianship) course offered online by CSU gives you the skills to be a professional teacher librarian.


By taking this teacher librarian course, you will not only develop an understanding of the cornerstone role of the teacher librarian in contemporary education, but become a better and more flexible teacher with the theoretical perspective and practical skills to provide a well-rounded education.


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Bachelor of Information Studies

This online Bachelor of Information Studies course will equip you with an in-depth understanding of information and knowledge management.


Graduates of this course are highly adept at all levels of information and knowledge management, possess the flexibility to adapt to rapidly changing environments, have a strong client focus and possess the ability to develop innovative solutions to a raft of problems.


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Archives Concepts and Practice Course unit

Archives Concepts and Practice introduces and examines the principles of international archival management, particularly within the Australian context.


Delivered online by Curtin University, the unit will hone your skills in analysis, evaluation and research.


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Archives Concepts and Practice Course unit

This online unit from Curtin University is based on the ever-changing practice of international archival principles.


Students will gain an understanding of archives and their management, in an Australian context.


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INF330 Library Services for Children and Youth Course unit

Library Services for Children and Youth offers an introduction to the role that public libraries play in supporting the learning and information needs of younger members of the community.


The planning, development and implementation of programs for children and youth is the core focus of this online unit, coupled with strategies for the promotion and evaluation of these programs.


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INF449 Research Data Management Course unit

Research Data Management explores how information management is changing as libraries, archives and other information organisations adapt to the availability of large data sets.


As responsible data stewardship becomes an increasingly important function of information services, this online unit provides strategies for overcoming challenges in the management and curation of data.


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INF318 Community Histories Course unit

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


Focused on the preservation and management of both physical archival material and the growing importance of digital media, this online unit considers the role of libraries in building local history collections.


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Information Design Course unit

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.


Key focus points include information structures, automatic indexing, derived indexing, metadata, schemes, indexing languages and subject analysis.


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Information Design Course unit

Information Design is an online unit provided by Curtin University that explores the principles of structuring information objects and creating metadata.


Key topics include markup languages, document types and schemas, hypertext, indexing languages and standards, automatic and derived indexing and subject analysis.


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Information Literacy Course unit

Information Literacy is an online unit delivered by Curtin University, which examines the role of information services in learning implementation and delivery.


This module is suitable for those with some prior knowledge of information services and management, who wish to develop their own information literacy and ability to utilise information services to enable educational programs.


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Information Literacy Course unit

Individuals interested in the role that information services plays in educational and life-long learning contexts with find this online unit in Information Literacy highly beneficial and rewarding.


Brought to you by Curtin University, this online unit will give you the opportunity to enhance information services and the delivery of education activities.


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Information Theory & Research Course unit

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


The unit includes a three week practicum, and is ideally suited to individuals looking to pursue a career as an archivist or librarian.


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Information Theory & Research Course unit

Information Theory & Research is an online unit offered by Curtin University that explores key theories and research related to information study.


You will complete a practicum placement organised by the university, and present academic coursework based on your studies.


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Management of Information Services Course unit

Investigate a range of management processes and concepts, including human resource management, strategic planning, and legal considerations, during this online unit from Curtin University.


You will learn about both theoretical principles and professional practice during this unit on the Management of Information Services.


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Reference Services Course unit

Reference Services is an online unit, provided by Curtin University, that gives you a comprehensive understanding of the function of the reference and information service.


You will learn everything from basic bibliographies to advanced search strategies, including the automated retrieval of information.


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Librarianship Concepts and Practice Course unit

Gain an introduction to the information management profession with this online Librarianship Concepts and Practice unit of study from Curtin University.


This online unit combines coursework and a practical placement component so that you can put your knowledge to the test in a professional library environment.


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Recordkeeping Concepts and Practice Course unit

Understand the systems and cycles behind good recordkeeping with this online Recordkeeping Concepts and Practice unit of study from Curtin University.


From correspondence to reports and the classification of your records, you will find out how to maintain information and keep it retrievable with this online unit of study.


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