Master's programme: Library and Information Science, Digital Library and Information Services

120 credits, full-time 100% – distance

Dear student,

We welcome you cordially to our programme and hope that you will enjoy our courses. Digital libraries and information services have become a landmark of the modern society. Many organizations that develop digital resources and services require new competence of meeting users, strategic thinking and managing, designing and promoting them. You will have an opportunity to acquire knowledge and skills of investigating, building, running, evaluating and putting to the effective use different types of digital libraries.

Read the entire welcome letter here (pdf).

Programme information

Start semester: Autumn 2018
Programme code: BMDD1
Programme occasion code: BMDD118h1
Study pace: full-time 100%
Study time: Mixed
City: Borås – distance


The programme is held at the Faculty of Librarianship, Information, Education and IT.
For specific questions regarding the programme, contact the faculty:
E-mail: a3@hb.se.
Phone: +46 (0)33 435 4013 - answering hours: Mondays - Fridays kl 10:00-12:00.

Programme co-ordinator Elena Maceviciute
Programme co-ordinator Helena Francke

Study Counselling
For other questions, contact Student Reception


Syllabus (pdf)

Schedules of the study programme

Please note that course syllabuses may be revised until course registration. Always contact the course coordinator, or check in Ping Pong, before acquiring literature.

Autumn 2018

Digital Library Management
Application code B58H8
Type Mandatory
Period 6 Nov - 20 Jan
Information retrieval 1
Application code B80H8
Type Mandatory
Period 3 Sep - 5 Nov
Technologies of Digital Libraries 1
Application code B59H8
Type Mandatory
Period 3 Sep - 5 Nov

Spring 2019

Digitising Cultural Heritage Material
Application code B56V9
Type Mandatory
Period 21 Jan - 9 Jun
Interaction Design: Usability and Interaction in Digital Environments
Application code B58V9
Type Mandatory
Period 26 Mar - 9 Jun
Users and Information Activities in Digital Environments
Application code B62V9
Type Mandatory
Period 21 Jan - 25 Mar