Digital books

lclib2130  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Digital books
Note from June 29, 2020
Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
5 credits
15.0 h
Q1

  This biannual learning unit is not being organized in 2019-2020 !

Teacher(s)
Language
French
Prerequisites
None
Main themes
This course is devoted to the study of the book in digital form, both in its technical and cultural dimensions. We will study the transition from print to digital, the perspectives for development, the methods of digital reading and the role of librarians and libraries. Students will be made aware of the ideological opposition between free access, the fight against 'copyfraud' and the economic issues.
Aims

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

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On completing this course, students will be familiar with the world of contemporary books, between paper and digital. They will be able to follow the development of technology relating to tools, e-readers and economic and cultural models. They will be able to talk to booksellers and editors and choose the most appropriate models and formats of digital books. They will be able to give good advice on these matters to library users. 

 

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Teaching methods
Ex-cathedra course
Evaluation methods
1 individual work will account for 25% of the final score.
The oral examination during the session will account for 75% of the final score.
Faculty or entity


Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Master [120] in Ethics

Master [60] in History of Art and Archaeology: Musicology

Master [120] in Translation

Master [120] in French and Romance Languages and Literatures : French as a Foreign Language

Master [60] in History of Art and Archaeology : General

Master [120] in Ancient and Modern Languages and Literatures

Master [60] in History

Master [120] in Information and Communication Science and Technology

Master [120] in Multilingual Communication

Master [120] in Interpreting

Master [120] in History of Art and Archaeology : General

Master [120] in Linguistics

Master [120] in History of Art and Archaeology: Musicology

Master [120] in Philosophy

Master [120] in French and Romance Languages and Literatures : General

Master [120] in History

Master [120] in Modern Languages and Literatures : General