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Library & Information Studies

As we approach the second decade of the 21st century, our society places an ever-growing demand on professionals to operate in a digital and information management environment and to possess advanced subject knowledge in different industries.  The changing nature of society has brought a growing demand for knowledge and information at work, in education and in daily life. Librarians, information managers, archivists, knowledge managers and many other information professionals are meeting that demand by providing effective access to information resources and services.

Library and Information Studies provides a range of career opportunities for students interested in those sectors. Available courses are in information and library management, teacher-librarianship, digital information management, knowledge management, conservation and preservation.

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This course is particularly suited to professionals and paraprofessionals with little experience in classification. It will provide students with basic knowledge on the schedules and tables of Dewey Decimal Classification. Classes will be a combination of lectures and in-class exercises.
 
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Start 03 FEB 2018 (SAT)
Duration 4 weeks
本課程是一項基礎課程,資歷架構級別為 3,完成後可領取證書。本課程與香港印藝學會合辦,讓學員瞭解印刷媒體、香港印藝業的生態、印刷技術實際應用的情況及如何能應用在自身的工作和行業上,讓工作成果產生更強大的市場威力和管理效果。
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開課日期 2018年2月24日 (星期六)
修業期 8個月
Charles Sturt University, Australia

Master of Information Studies provides students with in-depth understanding of the creation, evaluation, collection, organisation, utilisation and dissemination of information in the contemporary information environment.

This distance learning programme, offered in collaboration with Charles Sturt University, Australia, is supplemented by local tutorials. The obtained academic qualification has full recognition by Australian Library and Information Association and internationally by other library associations.

Graduate Diploma of Information Studies is the Intermediate Exit Award of Master of Information Studies.

Credit exemption would be given to students with relevant academic qualifications in library and information management and / or working experience.

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Start 26 FEB 2018 (MON)
Duration 16 months to 44 months
Fee For Master of Information Studies:
HK$14,500* per 8 credit points subject

For Graduate Diploma of Information Studies:
HK$14,500* per 8 credit points subject / HK$7,250* per 4 credit points subject

* Subject to review at the time of enrolment

The tuition fee is paid by subjects per session (3 sessions in a year).
The programme is designed for archivists or those engaging in records management related functions who wish to update their professional knowledge and skills, widen their international exposure and obtain an academic qualification for their profession. All lectures and seminars are conducted by academics and archives specialists that are prominent experts in the subjects they teach.
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Start To be advised
Duration 3 weeks
Fee Overseas students : HK$13,800
Local students : HK$13,800
Charles Sturt University, Australia
Graduate Diploma of Information Studies (GDIS) is the Intermediate Exit Award of Master of Information Studies. It provides students with in-depth understanding of the contemporary information environment and competencies for performing in a variety of information sectors.
 
This distance learning programme, offered in collaboration with Charles Sturt University, is supplemented by local tutorials. The obtained qualification has full recognition by Australian Library and Information Association.
 
Students having Bachelor's degree in non-library discipline choosing to exit with GDIS need to complete seven core subjects and two practical subjects.
 
Diploma in Teacher Librarianship holders will receive special credit exemption.
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Start To be advised
Duration 28 months
Fee For Graduate Diploma of Information Studies (i.e. MIS core subjects)::
HK$14,500* per 8 credit points subject / HK$7,250* per 4 credit points subject

* Subject to review at the time of enrolment

The tuition fee is paid by subjects per session (3 sessions in a year).
Charles Sturt University, Australia
This distance-learning course, offered in collaboration with Charles Sturt University, Australia, is supplemented by local tutorials. It is for those interested in the field of library, information, records, archives and knowledge management.
 
The obtained academic qualification has full recognition by Australian Library and Information Association and other international library associations.
 
Exemption will be granted to graduates of Higher Diploma in Library and Information Management.
 
Upon completion of 13 8-credit subjects and 2 practical subjects, students can exit with an intermediate award of Advanced Diploma in Library and Information Science awarded within the HKU system through HKU SPACE.
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Start To be advised
Duration 24 months to 48 months
Fee HK$12,000* per 8 credit point subject; HK$6,000* per 4 credit point subject.

HK$132,000* (for HDLIM graduates)
HK$288,000* (for Non HDLIM graduates)
Actual course fee will be assessed on the number of subjects required.

* Subject to review at the time of enrolment

The tuition fee is paid by subjects per session (3 sessions in a year).
This course aims to develop teacher librarians in the skills and knowledge to manage a school library, to build up resources for curriculum development, to assist in teaching and learning and to cultivate in students the attributes of independent inquiry skills. It also develops teacher librarians with personal and professional competencies in resources planning, management and discovery, collaboration among different users, leadership, as well as use of information technology and research methods.
 
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Start 02 OCT 2018 (TUE)
Duration 2 years
本課程旨在教授學員書籍的釘裝結構、紙張特性、紙本書的釘裝和修補方法,用以應付圖書館的日常書籍維修工作。課程中亦包含古書維護的基本理論。
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開課日期 2018年9月30日 (星期日)
修業期 6個月
課程為圖書館助理、兒童圖書館及學校圖書館從業員提供職業訓練,讓學員能掌握日常工作的技巧,成為圖書館及資訊行業的人才。中文班和英文班學員將參與同一期終試。
課程內容:
1. 圖書館服務與工作程序
2. 一般圖書館原理及實務
3. 兒童圖書館及學校圖書館
4. 實習課及參觀圖書館
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開課日期 2018年9月27日 (星期四)
修業期 1年
This programme aims to provide vocational training for library assistants and those working in children's and / or school libraries. This English class shares a common examination with the Chinese class.

Contents of the programme:
Part 1  Library Services and Procedures
Part 2  General Library Principles and Practice
Part 3  Children’s and School Libraries
Part 4  Practical Lessons and Visits to Libraries

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Start 25 SEP 2018 (TUE)
Duration 1 year and 0 month