Course Description

LIS 9701 (601) (Winter 2011)   Information Retrieval: Research and Practice

Instructor: I. Ajiferuke

Course Description
An intensive study of the applications of online searching in information work, including characteristics of major retrieval systems and the principles and mechanics of searching. An extensive analysis of how search engines work and how to explore and use various forms of Web data and information. Different areas of information retrieval research and experimental approaches will also be covered.

0.5 course

Program Content Areas
Information and Communication Technology
MLIS Program Level Learning Outcomes
MLIS Program Goals and Objectives