Investigating how information is created, organised, searched, and shared within and across communities, organisations and societies.
We are UCD Information and Library Studies, members of the iSchool consortium. The School of Information and Library Studies is the only academic institution in Ireland to provide undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes leading to research and professionally accredited qualifications in Information and Library Studies. We are also the only iSchool in Ireland offering students an international education with a unique Irish experience.
UCD SILS are delighted to confirm a new degree programme MSc in Digital Curation. This degree will be the first of it's kind in Ireland. We will prepare students to work with information creators to manage both “born digital” and digitised materials as well as working in information organisations and institutions to manage “received” digital objects. An Msc in Digital Curation will provide graduates with increased opportunities for employment in data management across many sectors. Potential students include individuals already working in the public and private sector, librarians who wish to upskill, health care professionals, and others seeking to manage digital data or interested in doing so in the future.
Grace Toland, is appointed New Director for ITMA. The Board of the Irish Traditional Music Archive (ITMA) is delighted to announce the appointment of Grace Toland as the next Director of ITMA. To read full article - http://www.itma.ie/news/article/new-director-for-itma
Shona Thoma for winning one of the bursaries for the Academic and Special Libraries conference. Jenny (Harrow) O’Neill who won the CLIIP Blog Challenge with her entry on digitisation.