LIS 2005 - Knowledge Organization

Introduces key concepts in information organization and information retrieval, including: terminology and models of organizing information; classification schemes (e.g. Dewey decimal); aspects and examples of controlled vocabularies, thesauri, taxonomies, and ontologies; standards for data content (e.g., Aacr2, rda), data structure (e.g., Marc21, ead), and data value (e.g., Lcsh, sears, tgm); the nature of user information needs and implications for information organization and information retrieval; identifying appropriate resources from the range of types and formats; formuLating retrieval strategies; and identifying information appropriate to the user. Required for all MLIS students except those admitted to the archives and information science specialization.
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