Course Description

LIS 9701L-650 (Summer 2020)   Information Retrieval: Research and Practice

Instructor: I. Ajiferuke

Course Description
Introduction to the advanced principles and theory of information retrieval. In depth analysis of how search engines work and how to explore and use various forms of Web data and information. Introduction to new areas of information retrieval such as multimedia information retrieval.

Course Syllabi for LIS 9701L-650 (Summer 2020)
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Prerequisites: MLIS 9002, 9003

0.5 course

Program Content Areas
Information and Communication Technology

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of readings, assignments, and class participation, students will be able to:
1. Develop an advanced understanding of the theory and principles of information retrieval (PLLO 6, 8);

2. Gain a deeper understanding of how search engines work (PLLO 4,6);

3. Explore the variety of Web search services and Web data that are publicly available (PLLO 4,6).

MLIS Program Level Learning Outcomes
MLIS Program Goals and Objectives