FLICC/FEDLINK has been informed that there is both money and space available in the upcoming cohort for this program. The program can be completed entirely online so there is no need to be onsite. To be given full consideration (especially for the funding), applications must be in by April 1st.
Digital Information Management Certificate Program Application Deadline
Extended; Scholarships available
The University of Arizona School of Information Resources and Library
Science is pleased to announce that openings are available, as well as a
number of full scholarships, in the school's graduate certificate program in
Digital Information Management. The program is scheduled to begin a new
series of courses starting this summer. Prospects have until April 1, 2008
to apply for one of the openings and available financial aid.
DigIn, as the program is known, provides hands-on experience and focused
instruction supporting careers in libraries and archives, cultural heritage
institutions and digital collections, information repositories in government
and the private sector and similar institutions. The certificate is
comprised of six courses covering diverse topics including digital
collections, applied technology, technology planning and leadership, policy
and ethics, digital preservation and curation, and other subjects relevant
to today's digital information environments.
For people just starting in the field or considering career changes, the
DigIn certificate program offers an alternative path to graduate studies
that helps prepare students for success in traditional graduate programs or
the workplace. The certificate also provides a means for working
professionals and those who already have advanced graduate degrees in the
library and information sciences to broaden their knowledge and skills in
today's rapidly evolving digital information landscape.
The program is delivered in a 100% virtual environment and has no residency
requirements. Students may choose to complete the certificate in fifteen or
The certificate program has been developed in cooperation with the Arizona
State Library, Archives and Public Records and the University of Arizona
Office of Continuing Education and Academic Outreach. Major funding for
program development comes from the federal government's Institute of Museum
and Library Services (IMLS), which has also provided funding for a number of
Additional details on the program including course descriptions, admissions
requirements and application forms may be found on the program website at *
http://sir.arizona.edu/digin* . Or, contact the UA School of Information
Resources and Library Science by phone at 520-621-3565 or email at
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