Digital Curation Specialization in the Master of Library and Information Science
Degree requirements (39 cr.)
Digital curation focuses on processing, managing, and preserving digital data throughout its lifecycle. With rapid changes in technologies impacting the nature of information creation, it is critical to keep pace with these changes to accommodate the increased volume of digital data, new ways of using and reusing such data, new tools, and the continuum of people managing digital information in an array of organizational settings. Digital curation is in demand across many sectors, from scientific research to business, government, health care, and cultural institutions.
The specialization will appear on your transcript.
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Student are also encouraged to take one class from their discipline of interest to build domain knowledge. For instance, students who want to develop their knowledge and skills in geographic research data management in environmental science can take SPEA-E 529 Applications of Geographic Information Systems.
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