Themes in Library, Archives and Museums: An Exploration of Practice (BIBV3060)

Bachelor's course
For exchange students

This course is based on a series of visits to libraries, archives and/or museums that is related to a preselected theme.

  • Admission requirements

    The course is open for bachelor’s degree students in archivistics, museology, library and information science.

  • How to apply

    International exchange students select courses when applying for exchange.

    Application deadline: 15 April.

  • Content

    This course is based on a series of visits to libraries, archives and/or museums that is related to a preselected theme. During the visits, students will critically assess the connection between theory, policy and practice related to a selected theme.

    Knowledge and insights gained can be used as foundational knowledge for further research (e.g., student theses) or as a basis for practical work in libraries, archives and museums, or other information institutions.

  • Teaching methods

    Independent study including visits to different institutions connected to a preselected theme.

  • Course description

    For more information about this course, take a look at the course description (student.oslomet.no).

  • Costs

    There is no semester fee for exchange students.

  • Work requirements

    The following coursework requirements must have been approved in order for the student to take the exam:

    • Assignment 1: An overview of the student's chosen theme and their selection of libraries, archives, and/or museums to visit (pass/fail).
    • Assignment 2: A proposed reading list of 800 pages (pass/fail).
    • Assignment 3: A preliminary draft of term paper (pass/fail).
    • Assignment 4: A 20-minute oral presentation of term paper (pass/fail).
  • Exam and assessment

    The final assessment is a term paper on the selected topic. Students use sources from their individually compiled reading lists as well as their visits to libraries, archives and/or museums as the basis for the paper.

    The paper can be written individually or in a group of two students.

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