University Library Personnel Training Regulations

Original Language Title: Universitätsbibliothekspersonal-Ausbildungsverordnung

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377. Ordinance of the Federal Minister for Science, Research and Economics on the uniform training for the library staff of the universities (University Library Staff Training Regulation)

On the basis of § 101 (3) of the University Act 2002, BGBl. I n ° 120, as last amended by the Federal Law BGBl. I No 45/2014, shall be arranged:

Scope

§ 1. This Regulation regulates the uniform training for the library staff of all universities according to the University Act 2002 and the University of Continuing Education Krems according to § 2 DUK Act 2004, BGBl. I n ° 22, for

1.

qualified and highly qualified activities and

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Medium-level activities.

Scope of training

§ 2. The uniform training shall include:

1.

different types of courses depending on the didactical orientation and degree of qualification and

2.

Professional practice (internship) depending on the degree of qualification.

Advisory Council

§ 3. (1) The Advisory Board shall be responsible for the content of the training, including the development of the curricula, within the meaning of a comprehensive, comprehensive training programme.

(2) Die in § 4 paragraph 2 lit. a-mentioned universities and their respective cooperation partners send in each case a member with the training of the library staff and a substitute member.

(3) Up to four other relevant experts shall be appointed by common accord of the members referred to in paragraph 2 above.

Training for qualified and highly qualified activities

§ 4. (1) In the training of qualified and highly qualified activities, the following: Subject Areas to the following:

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Management basics of the library and information system

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Media

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Library metadata

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Information Resources and Information Retrieval

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Information services

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Legal bases

(2) The uniform training for the more highly qualified and qualified activities takes place in the form of the basic course of the university course "Library and Information Studies", which is run by the universities of Graz, Innsbruck, Salzburg and the The University of Vienna is organized in cooperation with the Austrian National Library.

(3) In the course of the professional practice (internship) for the more highly qualified and qualified activities, at least 4 weeks are to be completed outside the training library.

(4) The graduates are to be issued with a certificate of successful completion of the training.

(5) a. The admission requirement is the general university entrance qualification according to § 64 UG.

b.

The respective rectorate of the university, which passes through the university course, decides on the participation of members of the library staff of the universities and the admission to the basic course of the university course.

c.

The respective rectorate decides on the participation of persons who do not belong to the library staff of the universities and the admission to the basic course of the university course decides on the proposal of the course management.

d.

The recognition of periods of practice as well as training contents, which a participant has completed by means of other training courses, is carried out by the rectorate of the university, which is the basic course of the university's course.

Training for middle-class activities

§ 5. (1) The following subjects shall be dealt with in the course of training for middle-class activities:

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Operational Organization

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Media forms and media closure

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Information retrieval

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Legal bases

(2) The uniform training for the activities of medium-sized qualifiers shall be offered in accordance with the requirements. This offer can either be carried out independently by one of the four universities of Graz, Innsbruck, Salzburg and Vienna or in cooperation between them.

The theoretical training lasts 30 days.

(3) The professional practice for the medium qualification comprises 28 days, of which at least one week must be completed outside of the training university.

(4) The specific design of the curriculum is to be published on the homepage www.bibliotheksausbildung.at.

(5) The graduates are to be issued with a certificate of successful completion of the training.

(6) a. The admission requirement is the compulsory school degree.

b.

The respective rectorate decides on the participation of members of the library staff of the universities.

c.

Persons who do not belong to the library staff of the universities can take part in the training or part of this training in accordance with existing free places and against the cost of the training.

d.

The recognition of periods of practice as well as training contents, which a participant has completed by means of other training courses, shall be carried out by the advisory board established in accordance with § 3 (1).

Teaching profession

§ 6. The successful completion of the commercial-administrative teaching profession with relevant specialization "Archive, Library and Information Assistant/Archive, Library and Information Assistant" in accordance with the ordinance BGBl. II No 451/2004 replaces the training for the activities of medium-sized qualifications.

Override

§ 7. The Regulation on uniform training in the area of library, information and documentation services for library staff at universities in accordance with the University Act 2002 and the University of Continuing Education Krems, BGBl. II No 186/2005, enters into force on 31 December 2014.

entry into force

§ 8. This Regulation shall enter into force 1. Jänner 2015 in force.

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