Library and Information Science certificate program with A concentration in: Research Data Management

Students in the Library Information Science Certificate Program will receive a Certificate in Research Data Management. This certificate prepares you to support the research data lifecycle in the areas of scholarly communication, open access, copyright advice, and research data management, through coursework in information science and research methods and statistics. Learn to manage research data at academic libraries, research service centers, scientific and research organizations, government agencies, and non-profit organizations in this comprehensive 28 credit program. There is an emerging need for well-trained information professionals in the management, preservation, and sharing of data generated in different stages of the research process.

Certificate programs provide substantial education in a specific academic discipline or on a coherent and freestanding body of knowledge. The certificate issued at the completion of the program represents the achievement of competence in a well-defined area of study. Academic certificates require a minimum of 24 quarter hours or 16 semester hours of credit.

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Approximate Completion Time

One year

NOTE: Upon completion of a certificate, you can take an additional number of courses to finish a master’s degree that will be linked to in the final draft of this page.

Contacts

Department Chair
Dr. Nick Cutforth
303-871-2477, KRH 252
Nicholas.Cutforth@du.edu

Academic Services Associate
Karen LeVelle
303-871-3791, KRH 242
Karen.Levelle@du.edu

Admissions Contact
303-871-2509, KRH 110
mce@du.edu
Office Hours: By appointment only

Additional Information

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