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Tech Foundation- Info Science
LIS 489 is a wide-ranging, fast-paced but detailed introduction to many computer technologies used in Information Science and Informatics movements. The course introduces and demonstrates many fundamental aspects: object-oriented models, data models, scripts and programming, client-server and mobile architectures. We review computer-based information systems that are part of larger movements, such as digital library models, information architecture, information visualization, content management systems, information retrieval systems, data and text mining, informatics, and information science. The course includes many hands-on assignments applying techniques (web design, typography, color theory, various file types (full-text, sql, xml), etc.) to provide the student with skills and knowledge applicable immediately in any library, archives, museum, and other information-rich settings, as well as an introduction to systems design, analysis, and grounding for other information science courses. Students develop a web-based portfolio demonstrating their application of a host of skills to specific information resource project.The course is a recommended for students interested in the processing of RDBMS, XML records, full-text retrieval, data interoperability and integration, systems librarianship, web-mastering, and any of the various informatics courses.
- Course number: LIS-489
- Credits: 3.00
- Academic Level: Graduate
- Currently Offered: Yes
- Course Type: Lecture