College of Business & Commerce

DIPLOMA OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SERVICES

This qualification is internationally accredited by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA).

DESCRIPTION

The Diploma of Library and Information Services aims to produce graduates with the relevant  skills and knowledge  to be able to effectively  support  and meet  customer demands  in libraries and other centres that deal with a large volume of information. Through instruction and demonstration, students will learn skills associated with collection management, cataloguing, research, use of digital tools, developing and promoting activities and programmes, and customer service. Training   elements throughout the course will emphasise the importance of understanding what your customers   want, how   to   work with others to meet this needs and contribute in the workplace

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES 

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include but are not limited to:

  • Library Assistant
  • Library Technician
  • Library Attendant
  • Junior Information Assistant
LENGTH OF PROGRAMME
Full Time 1 year
Part Time 2 years
ELIGIBILITY/ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

To be admitted to this programme, a person shall have:

  • A pass in Senate recognised Year 12 / Form 6 or equivalent with English; or
  • Completed Certificate IV in Library/Information Studies; or
  • Met mature student admission criteria with relevant work experience.
COURSE INFORMATION

This programme has a total of 8 courses.

Course Code Course Title Semester Delivery Mode Campus Fees (FJD)
CEL51 Collection Management Blended All Campuses $550
CEL52 Descriptive Cataloguing 1 Blended All Campuses $550  
CEL53 Subject Cataloguing & Cataloguing Developments 2 Blended Laucala $550
CEL54 Reference Sources & Services 2   Blended   Laucala $550
CEL55 Circulation & Inter-Library Loans 1   Blended Laucala $550
CEL56 Customer services & Integrated Library Systems (ILS) 2 Blended Laucala $550
CEL57 Marketing Library Services & Activities   1  Blended   Laucala   $550
  CEL58   Placement in the LIS Industry (Practicum)   1 & 2   Blended   Laucala   $550  

 

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