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E65 Bachelor of Science (Library Technology)

The Faculty of Computing, Health and Science offers a general Bachelor of Science with a wide range of discipline concentrations and a number of more specialised Bachelor of Science courses providing specifically identified major studies.


Requirements for each of the specific awards offered in the School of Computer and Information Science are detailed below.


The more flexible award is described earlier in the Handbook.



This is a three year full-time (or part-time equivalent) program leading to a Bachelor of Science degree.


The Bachelor of Science (Library Technology) combines a core program, designed to prepare graduates for a para-professional role in the operation, maintenance and utilisation of library systems and staff supervision, with a variety of Minor Studies and Elective units.


Currently enrolled students may transfer from the two year Associate Degree of Science (Library Technology) to the Bachelor of Science (Library Technology) program with full credit.  No further intake into the Associate Degree is planned.


Students studying remotely by flexible delivery should have access to a computer capable of accessing the Internet and down loading on line study materials.

This course is available on Mt Lawley Campus.
This course is available by Full-time, or Part-time mode.
This course is available in the following modes of delivery - On-campus, and Online.

The Bachelor of Science (Library Technology) comprises twenty-four units (360 credit points).

Students undertaking the course will complete the following units:

Semester 1
CSG1132 Communicating in an IT Environment 15
CSI1241 Systems Analysis 15
IST1141 Information Agencies and Environment 15
IST1161 Library Systems 1 15
Semester 2
CSI1121 Personal Computing 15
CSI1102 Presentation Systems 15
IST1143 Information Organisation 1 15
Elective Unit
Semester 1
IST2161 Client Services in Libraries 1 15
IST2243 Information Organisation 2 15
Minor Study Unit
Elective Unit
Semester 2
CSI2102 Information Security 15
IST2101 Technologies in Information Services 15
IST2262 Technical Services in Libraries 15
Minor Study Unit
Semester 1
IST3161 Client Services in Libraries 2 15
IST3343 Information Organisation 3 15
Minor Study Unit
Minor Study Unit
Semester 2
IST3129 Information Services Management 15
CSG3303 Applied IT Project 15
Minor Study Unit
Minor Study Unit
There is a wide choice of Minor Study areas and Elective units. Students may wish to consider the following Minors:

Computer Science
Records Management

but choice is not restricted to the above. Details of available Minors are included in this Handbook. Students should seek counselling from appropriate staff before making the final decision as to their Minor Study area.
Students select two units from a wide range of available units with the approval of the course coordinator.
Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)
For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes, Graduate Attributes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website:

Last Updated - Higher Education: 31/03/2006 VET: 31/03/2006