Course

Information Sources and Services


Course code 72270

This course will enable you to understand the principles of classification and subject access in libraries and to apply that understanding to the successful analysis and solution of client information needs. You will develop appropriate skills to enable them to identify, assess and use appropriate sources of information. This course is designed to be most applicable to those who are already working in the information industry.

This course is offered by either print based or online.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • Choose the qualification you will study the course under. See the Work towards tab below for qualification options.
  • Check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses tab on the qualification page.
  • Level 6  
    Credits 20 
  • Study type Trimester  
    EFTS 0.1667  
  • Availability
    2019 :  
    Trimester 1 enrol by 12 Feb 2019 to start 25 Feb 2019
    Trimester 2 enrol by 23 Jun 2019 to start 1 Jul 2019
  • Delivery type
    2019 :  
    Trimester 1 & 2 2019 Online/Print   
  • Workload

    Allow approximately 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course. This may be higher around assessment due dates or exam time.

  • Fees
    2019 :  
    NZ students $730 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students $2,254 + $60 annual administration fee
  • Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying  

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