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Undergraduate Degree in Library and Information Sciences and Technologies

This course aims at preparing qualified and trained technicians in Information Management, Library Science, Archival Science and Documentation.

Our graduates will acquire high level technical competences, including the ability to manage documents and information in several activity sectors, and the ability to integrate a work team and be mobile, professionally speaking.

Our graduates will be able to develop specialized continuous training and a technical, scientific and humanist culture open to internationalization.

They will also specialise in different information skills and tools and document management skills (technologies and other material and human resources); our graduates will also possess a solid theoretical and practical background in evaluating, selecting, storing, organising, treating technically, researching and analysing documents and information.

Internal Initiatives:

LCTDI regularly organizes seminars with national and international guests, study visits and contacts with professionals in the field.

Each year, the organization of the Meetings of CTDI promotes an important forum for discussion and sharing of matters within the scope of Information Science:

IV Meeting CTDI - Mediation of information: cross-sectional perspectives

V Meeting CTDI - Information. Economy. Power

VI Meeting CTDI - The information professional: realities and challenges

VII Meeting CTDI - Information, Science and Technology: fusion for innovation

VIII Meeting CTDI - Digital organizations: between information and knowledge

IX Meeting CTDI - Organizational resilience: the power of information

X Meeting CTDI - Information overload: individual and organizational views

XI Meeting CTDI - Information Managers for the 21st Century

XII Meeting CTDI - Big Data: the new sources of information and knowledge


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Número: R/A-Ef772/2011/AL02
N.º Despacho/Portaria: Despacho n.º 10153/2017 (2ª Série)
1º Ano
Unidade curricular Período ECTS
Data Collection Processes 1st Semester 6.0
Introduction to Information Science 1st Semester 6.0
Computational Systems 1st Semester 6.0
Information and Communication Technology 1st Semester 6.0
Information Resources Management 1st Semester 6.0
Internet and Digital Multimedia 2nd Semester 5.0
Introduction to Algorithms 2nd Semester 6.0
Information Description I 2nd Semester 6.0
Project Management 2nd Semester 6.0
Archival Information Management 2nd Semester 7.0
2º Ano
Unidade curricular Período ECTS
Libraries and Digital Archives 1st Semester 5.0
Information Systems Modelling 1st Semester 6.0
Information Analysis and Representation I 1st Semester 5.0
Information Description II 1st Semester 5.0
Databases 1st Semester 5.0
English for Information Science 1st Semester 4.0
Information Resources Management 2nd Semester 5.0
Systems Interoperability 2nd Semester 5.0
Informational Behaviour 2nd Semester 5.0
Technology and Information Policies 2nd Semester 5.0
Information Analysis and Representation II 2nd Semester 5.0
Theories and Methods in Communication and Information Sciences 2nd Semester 5.0
3º Ano
Unidade curricular Período ECTS
Preservation and Conservation 1st Semester 5.0
Information Management Project 1st Semester 7.0
Information Retrieval and Assessment 1st Semester 6.0
Computer Applications 1st Semester 7.0
Statistics in Information 1st Semester 5.0
Option III - Introdução Aos Sistemas Integrados de Gestão 2nd Semester 4.0
Option III - Quality Management 2nd Semester 4.0
Option III - Organizational Communication Technologies 2nd Semester 4.0
Option I - Introdução Aos Sistemas Integrados de Gestão 2nd Semester 4.0
Option I - Quality Management 2nd Semester 4.0
Option I - Organizational Communication Technologies 2nd Semester 4.0
Project in Information Resources and Services 2nd Semester 7.0
Professional Practice 2nd Semester 11.0
Option II - Introdução Aos Sistemas Integrados de Gestão 2nd Semester 4.0
Option II - Quality Management 2nd Semester 4.0
Option II - Organizational Communication Technologies 2nd Semester 4.0
  • The graduate in CTDI, generally designated by Information professional or information manager, is entitled to carry out professional functions of:
  • Information manager
  • Document process manager
  • Institutional repository manager
  • Digital Content Managers
  • Librarian (Universities, Schools, Town Halls, Museums, Foundations, etc.)
  • Archivist (Hospitals, Court Rooms, Banks, Historic and Audio-visual archives, etc.)
  • Documentalist specialising in several areas (Law, Economics and Finance, Health, Culture, etc.)
  • Database manager
  • Information Systems Manager
  • Information research expert
  • Information management consultant

Access Exams:

Taking one of the following exams:

(17) Mathematics for Social Sciences

(18) Portuguese Language

Minimum requirements:

Application grade: 95 marks

Entrance exams: 95 marks

Other regimes provided by law:

Special access: Over 23 years old, Holders of higher education degree, medium and diplomas of technological specialization;

Re-entry, course changes and transfers;

Special regimes.

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