Preservation and Digitisation

LIS612

This online course provides an overview of the principles and practices associated with the digitisation and long- term preservation of records, written tāonga and other information assets in a variety of physical and electronic formats.

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    Level
    6
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    Credits
    20
  •  
    Cost
    2024
    $793 NZ Domestic
    $2,010 NZ International
    2025
  •  
    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 13 hours per week
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    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying

The course covers a range of fundamental processes to do with areas such as identification, selection, imaging, description, metadata, access, transfer, storage and distribution. It introduces preservation management tools and strategies, and includes key concepts, standards, cultural protocols and issues that may need to be recognised or addressed.

For more information watch the course introduction video below.

 

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:

  • Explain the benefits of preservation and the key factors that affect the preservation and digitisation of different information formats.
  • Apply knowledge of fundamental preservation and digitisation processes and associated cultural protocols to records and other information assets in a variety of physical and electronic formats.
  • Identify and evaluate preservation management tools and strategies.

Assessment

This course is 100% internally assessed.

Textbooks

No textbooks are required for this course.

Computer and internet requirements

To complete this course you will need access to a laptop or desktop computer, reliable broadband internet connection and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content, and writing and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • choose the qualification you will study the course under
  • check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.

Work towards

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Certificate of Proficiency
Diploma
Bachelor's Degree
Graduate Diploma

Course availability over the next 12 months

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  •  
    Level
    6
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    Cost
    2024
    $793 NZ Domestic
    $2,010 NZ International
    2025
  •  
    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 13 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying