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58315 Managing Digital Information

8cp; availability: exchange and study abroad students with faculty approval
Requisite(s): 58220 Designing for the Web OR 58221 Social Informatics


This subject examines theories, models and techniques for storing a wide range of text and non-text digital objects in many institutional contexts, including corporate, cultural and heritage environments. Students use international and national standards and unique solutions for describing digital objects and design web-enabled interfaces for effective retrieval and display of the stored content. The subject explores a range of digital storage issues, including preservation, curatorial processes and digital rights management and Web 2.0 issues such as user-created content and social tagging. Students also make further contributions to their ePortfolio.

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Autumn session, City campus
Spring session, City campus

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