This course is based on a series of visits to libraries, archives and/or museums that is related to a preselected theme.
The course is open for bachelor’s degree students in archivistics, museology, library and information science.
Also other students with a special interest in this area can get admission.
How to apply
International exchange students select courses when applying for exchange.
Application deadline: 15 April.
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.
Independent study including visits to different institutions connected to a preselected theme.
For more information about this course, take a look at the course description (student.oslomet.no).
There is no semester fee for exchange students.
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.
Questions about this course?
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