Librarians and information specialists manage information and provide information services to clients in a wide range of contexts. They are concerned with analysing information needs, solving information problems, evaluating information sources, organising information, synthesising information into targeted information products, and training clients in the use of information products, services and systems. They work for commercial, government and community sector organisations, for information consultancies and as independent information brokers.
Completion of this specialisation, along with specified core units in the Master of Business Information Systems, is recognised for professional recognition purposes by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA). Note that professional accreditation is dependent on unit choiceunit choice (http://www.infotech.monash.edu.au/current/accreditation/).