Certificate Program in “Library Resources Management Course”

The “Library Resource Management Course” was established in the Master’s and Doctoral Programs in Informatics in AY 2021, aimed at the cultivation of human resources who will be equipped with the knowledge for resource management by registering for specialized courses on library and information science and will assume the sharing and continuation of cultural resources in libraries, museums, archives, etc.

Eligible students
Graduate students and credited auditors of the University of Tsukuba

Requirement for completion
Earning 12 credits or more from the following course schedule within 4 years from the initial acquisition of credits is the requirement for completion. Furthermore, if an undergraduate student took a course as per the attached schedule and was granted credits based on the “Handling of approval for undergraduate students to take graduate courses”, the credit of the course can be admitted as a requirement for completion of the “Library Resources Management Course”. Other recognized credits will not be admitted as a requirement for completion. Students who were recognized to complete the Library Resources Management Course will be issued a Certificate of Studies.

Course Schedule

Course NumberCourse NameCreditsCourse NumberCourse NameCredits
0ATW151Cultural History of Library and Media20ATW15ACultural History of Library and Media2
0ATW152Public Services20ATW15BPublic Services2
0ATW153Library Management20ATW15CLibrary Management2
0ATW154Scholarly Communication and Infrastructure20ATW15DScholarly Communication and Infrastructure2
0ATW155Archives20ATW15EArchives2
0ATW156Museum and Information Media20ATW15FMuseum and Information Media2
0ATW157Information Organization20ATW15GInformation Organization2
0ATW158Media Education20ATW15HMedia Education2
0ATW137Digital Humanities20ATW13CDigital Humanities2
0ATW138Intellectual Property and Information Security20ATW13DIntellectual Property and Information Security2

Points to consider
・If the requirement for completion is met, application for certificate issuance will be accepted even after completion of graduate school.
・Undergraduate students may take the course required for completion with the early completion system and credits recognized after enrolling in graduate school may be included in the requirements for completion.
・Please refer to note (2) in the “Correspondence Table of Courses for Master’s Program in Informatics and Master’s Program in Library, information and Media Studies” for the courses taken by students who belong to the Master’s Program in Library, Information and Media Studies.

Application for certificate issuance
For those who want the issuance of the certificate, attach an academic transcript that can attest that the requirement for completion of the Library Resources Management Course is met in the “Application for Certificate Issuance ” and submit it to the Academic Service Office for the Library, Information and Media Sciences Area.

Submission period of the application for certificate issuance
About a week after the beginning of the access date of grade records after Spring Module B
About a week after the beginning of the access date of grade records after Fall Module A

Certificate issuance
The certificate will be issued by the Graduate Academic Affairs Section, Academic Service Office for the Library, Information and Media Sciences Area that received the application for certificate issuance at the end of the spring semester or the end of the fall semester.

Contact information
Graduate Academic Affairs Section, Academic Service Office for the Library, Information and Media Sciences Area, University of Tsukuba
Monday to Friday: 8:50 to 12:15, 13:15 to 17:00 (excluding public holidays)
1-2 Kasuga, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8550
TEL: 029-859-1120, 029-859-1121
FAX: 029-859-1162
Email: tosyoss-daigakuin[@]un.tsukuba.ac.jp (Please delete [])