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Module Title
System Development for Digital Curation

Keywords
web-enabled database, EDRMS, CMS, MySQL, PHP, Apache, Drupal

ReferenceBSM722
SCQF LevelSCQF 11
SCQF Points15
ECTS Points7.5
CreatedMarch 2013
ApprovedSeptember 2013
Amended
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Prerequisites for Module

None.

Corequisite Modules

None.

Precluded Modules

None.

Aims of Module

To provide students with experience of the use of appropriate software for storage, retrieval and provision of access to digital resources. To enable students to evaluate and reflect critically on the suitability of alternative methodologies for the provision of a digital curation service.

Learning Outcomes for Module

On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:

1. Evaluate alternative software solutions for digital curation
2. Select appropriate software applications for digital curation.
3. Design and construct an integrated system for the preservation of digital artefacts.
4. Apply appropriate organising and classification principles to the storage and retrieval of digital artefacts

Indicative Module Content

Working in a Linux environment, basic Linux system administration, selection and installation of packages. Design and construction of databases using MySQL and Microsoft Access. Use of MySQL, PHP and HTML in the construction of a web-enabled database. Design and application of a Content Management System. Design of an Electronic Document Management System.

Indicative Student Workload

Contact Hours

Full TimeDistance Learning
Laboratories
240
Lectures
160
Online presentations and lectures
016
Online tutorials and practical activities
035
Tutorials
110

Directed Study

  
Directed reading
2424
Preparation for tutorials/online activities
1515

Private Study

  
Additional reading
1515
Assessment Preparation
3030
Private Study
1515

Mode of Delivery

Concepts of system administration are introduced through lecture topics, directed learning and practical exercises. Operation of the software applications is practised through directed learning and reference to online learning materials.

Assessment Plan

Learning Outcomes Assessed
Component 1 1,2,3,4

There will be one component of coursework, consisting of a software deliverable and a written element which will assess all learning outcomes.

Indicative Bibliography

1.DALHEIMER, M.K. and WELSH, M., 2005. <I>Running Linux</I> 5th ed. Beijing: O'Reilly
2.CORONEL, C. and MORRIS, S., 2017. <I>Database systems:
design, implementation and management</I>. 12th ed. Andover:
Cengage.
3.BEIGHLEY, L. and MORRISON, M., 2009. <I>Head first PHP and MySQL</I>. Beijing: O'Reilly
4.BEIGHLEY, L., and BELLAMY, S., 2011. <I>Drupal for dummies</I>. 2nd ed. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley


 

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