Instructor: I. Ajiferuke
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 9701 (Winter 2019)
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Prerequisites: MLIS 9002, 9003
Program Content Areas
Information and Communication Technology
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 Goals and Objectives