School of Information Management

School of Information Management

The School of Information Management (SIM), part of Victoria Business School, offers an interdisciplinary approach to managing technology, information, and people.

The collection, analysis, and management of relevant and accurate information is crucial to the success of businesses and organisations. A qualification from the School of Information Management will put you on the proven path of students who have gone on to further study with our Honours, Masters, and PhD programmes, or established successful careers in ICT consultancy, information and knowledge management, e-commerce, and academia.

Events

Nov19SeminarsHealth IT in Canada: Highlights of and Reflections on a 10-year Research Program
Date: 19 November 2014
Time: 1.00 pm
Venue: Railway West Wing, Level 5, Room 501 (RWW-501)
Speaker: Guy Paré, Professor of Information Technology, HEC MontréalAbstract:Many industrialized countries have undertaken major reforms… Read more
Nov24Public LecturesThe Public Nature of the Public Libarary
Date: 24 November 2014
Time: 6.00 pm
Venue: Rutherford House, Lecture Theatre 1 (RHLT1), Pipitea Campus
Local public libraries are a familiar and even mundane feature of our urban landscape… Read more

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News

30 October 2014 Library storytellers shown to contribute to early literacy
New research shows that taking preschoolers to story-time sessions at the local library could help them with the early stages of learning to read. Read more
24 October 2014 Thesis Boot Camp a success for SIM PhD students
On the weekend of Friday 10 October to Sunday 12 October 2014, School of Information Management PhD students Edgar Pacheco and Nishanie Pereira attended Victoria University's inaugural Thesis Boot Camp, organised by the Faculty of Graduate Research. Read more
20 October 2014 Senior Tutor receives professional recognition award
Kathryn Oxborrow, Senior Tutor for Information Studies, has been awarded an Associateship of the Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa (LIANZA). Read more

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2015 Undergraduate Programme Restructure

The School of Information Management is introducing a revised Information Systems (INFO) major for 2015. The new INFO major has two specialisations and offers more flexibility than having two separate majors, INFO and ELCM.

A librarian reading to a group of children.

Learning through storytelling

New research shows that taking preschoolers to story-time sessions at the local library could help them with the early stages of learning to read.

According to Professor Anne Goulding, children begin to develop literacy skills from an early age, with preschoolers as young as 18 months old learning to sit and listen, turn pages and engage with books.