Digital Stewardship Certificate (Post Master's)
Graduates complete a 5-course (15 credits) sequence. Three courses are required, and two electives are selected from the list below. Students are also required to complete a one-week, introductory online orientation to the Digital Stewardship program and to online learning at Simmons.
- LIS 448: Digital Stewardship (Previously LIS 531W)
- LIS 444: Archiving and Preserving Digital Media
- LIS 500: Independent Study
- LIS 445: Metadata
- LIS 458: Database Management
- LIS 467: Web Development and Information Architecture
- LIS 469: XML-eXtensible Markup Language
- LIS 532F: Digital Asset Management in Libraries, Archives and Museums
- New courses will be added to this list from time to time
Students are admitted once a year, in Fall. Two pathways through the Digital Stewardship Certificate are available. Students have the choice of completing the program in three semesters or five semesters:
- Three semesters: two courses in the Fall, two courses in the Spring, and one course in the Summer.
- Five semesters: one course each in the Fall, Spring, Summer, Fall, and Spring.
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