Mastery courses are special types of courses that require students to demonstrate synthesis of the major theories, methods, and approaches to inquiry and/or schools of practice necessary for entry into a particular career in the information professions.
Digital Curation Mastery Course Description
This mastery course prepares students for careers in data management, access, and preservation in many different venues: research libraries as data services librarians and digital collections managers, digital archives and domain repositories (e.g. ICPSR, NOAA and NASA data centers, NCAR), the publishing and entertainment industry as digital product managers, corporations and not-for-profits as internal data management specialists, and as consultants. Students will be prepared to participate in, manage, and create elements of the rapidly developing digital curation infrastructure that is the outcome of efforts by industry, government and not-for-profit entities.
SI 506: Programming I
SI 507: Intermediate Programming
Selective required courses:
SI 539: Design of Complex Websites
SI 639: Web Archiving