Bachelor of Science Program in Digital Information Management

Bachelor of Science (Digital Information Management)

B.Sc. (Digital Information Management)


About the Program

Digital Information Management (DIM) coursework stresses both the theory & practice of management digital information in information centers, including the use of information technology for information work, design, electronic publishing, computer-assisted instruction, information services networks, and application of modern information technology.

The Digital Information Management program includes opportunities for cooperative educational over two semesters designed for graduates to enhance professional practice skills through on-the-job training. In additional, the DIM program provides graduates with the skills and knowledge to successfully meet the needs of business organizations.


Career Opportunities

Information management

  • Information specialist/ information professional

  • Digital librarian

  • Archivist

  • Learning resource manager

  • Information entrepreneur

  • Researchers in organizations such as information centers, learning centers, research institutes, department of information, commercial information service centers, office of secretary, international organization, and freelance information management.

Media technology

  • Educator

  • Computer technical officer

  • Web designer

  • Webmaster

  • Computer-aided instruction developer

  • E-learning developer

  • Media design/developer

  • Digital collection developer

  • Library automation system developer

Area of Research

  • Information literacy

  • Digital libraries/museums/ archives/ digital information repositories/ digital heritage

  • Educational technology

  • Media innovation management

  • Information storage and retrieval

  • Metadata

  • Library automation system

  • Knowledge management

  • Information seeking and behaviors

  • Developing systems for information centers

  • Information center services

Courses (44 Credits)

1) General Education 

10 credits
2) Specialized Education 31 credits
  • Core Courses                    7.5   credits

  • Major Requirements           12 credits

  • Major Electives                  6   credits

  • Cooperative                      5.5   credits
3) Free Electives   2 credits
  • Core course

CMM-102           Principles of Communication

DIM-101             Information Skills in Knowledge-based Society

ICT-261              Fundamentals of Database System

MMA-111           Multimedia Technology

DIM-111             Introduction to Management for Information Professionals

DIM-112             Introduction to Information Management

DIM-141             Computer Programming

DIM-142             Introduction to Digital Information Management Technology

DIM-302             Academic Reading and Writing for Information Professionals

DIM-303             English for Information Professionals

DIM-481             Research Methods and Statistics for Information Works

  • Major requirement

DIM-121             Collection Development

DIM-222             Digital Collection Development and Preservation

DIM-231             Introduction to Cataloging

DIM-232             Introduction to Classification

DIM-243             System Analysis and Design for Information Works

DIM-251             Information Sources and Services

DIM-261             Information Design for Information Works

DIM-344             Databases for Information Works

DIM-345             Information Storage and Retrieval

DIM-346             Automation System for Information Works

DIM-362             Information Repacking and Dissemination

DIM-364             Web Design for Information Works

DIM-371             Management of Information Organization

DIM-448             Web Management for Information Works

DIM-494             Project in Digital Information Management

DIM-495             Seminar in Information Profession

  • Cooperatives

DIM-390             Pre-cooperative Education        

DIM-393             Cooperative Education for Information        


DIM-491             Cooperative Education

DIM-492             Professional Skill Practice

  • Major Electives   (minimum   6  credits)

DIM-233             Advanced Cataloging and Classification

DIM-313             Knowledge Management

DIM-334             Metadata for digital information management

DIM-352             Information Behavior

DIM-353             Information Marketing and Public Relations

DIM-373             Office Information Management

DIM-345             Information Access Tools

DIM-374             Management of Archive and Museums

DIM-475             Management of Community Information

DIM-476             Management of Institutional Repository

DIM-365             Design Printed Media and Electronic Publishing

DIM-372             Management of Digital Libraries

DIM-447             Digital Information Management System

DIM-449             Search Engine

DIM-454             Collaborative and Social Networks

DIM-465             Design Video Production

DIM-466             Instructional Design and Development for Digital


DIM-477             Digital Right Management

DIM-482             Special Topics in Digital Information Management I

DIM-483             Special Topics in Digital Information Management II

DIM-484             Special Topics in Digital Information Management III

Academic Services/Social Engagement

“Library Development Services in Rural Areas”. This project provides students with the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills in order to help and support society.

Student Activity

The DIM program provides opportunities for students to travel on educational tours, both domestic and abroad. Students will explore diversity in special libraries, museums, archives, and related information centers.  Apart from encouraging cooperative education, educational tours enable students to gain knowledge & experience in society, and to contribute to personal growth and career development.

Moreover, the DIM program offers other activities:

  • Computer skills training

  • Extracurricular sporting activities

  • A freshmen welcoming ceremony

  • A farewell banquet and

  • Post-course training.

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