This is an introductory course for IST students covering the practices, issues, and theoretical foundations of organizing and analyzing information and information content for the purpose of providing intellectual access to textual and non-textual information resources. This course will introduce students to the principles of information storage and retrieval systems and databases. Students will learn how effective information search and retrieval is interrelated with the organization and description of information to be retrieved. Students will also learn to use a set of tools and procedures for organizing information, will become familiar with the techniques involved in conducting effective searches of print and online information resources and will build a search engine.
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