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SLIS 707 - Information Organization and Retrieval

Class Session: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - Monday, April 30, 2018

Credit: 3 semester hours of graduate credit

Prerequisites: Prereq or coreq: SLIS 701

Corequisite: Prereq or coreq: SLIS 701

Instructor: Jingjing Liu

Note: Please register for this course by January 9, 2018. Sections for this course: J50 SC (students living in SC); J91 Other States Cohort (students living in a state other than SC); J92 Other Countries Cohort (students living outside the US). J91 and J92 students pay the cohort tuition rate.


Course Description

Issues and techniques of knowledge representation and information organization, information retrieval systems, and users' information seeking behavior.


Online Session Information

There will be one live online session via Adobe Connect on Tuesday, January 18, 2017, 12 noon - 1:00 p.m ET. Students may participate in the session live online or may view it at a later time but will be responsible for all material. The Adobe Connect URL will be posted in Blackboard by the instructor prior to the class meeting. High-speed Internet access is required for Adobe Connect.


Course Delivery Type

A Web course is taught using one or more web delivery platforms such as Blackboard, Streaming Video, Adobe Connect etc. Students must have access to a high-speed Internet connection. More information will be provided by the instructor in the course syllabus.

(100% asynchronous - if course has any online or face-to-face meetings, live attendance will not be required. For any such sessions, there will be alternative ways to view or obtain the material covered).


Course Materials

No textbooks are required for this course; see the syllabus for more information.


Syllabus Information

Enrolled students will be able to view in Blackboard.


Assignment Information

Enrolled students will be able to view in Blackboard.


Information is accurate as of November 22, 2017, 3:19 pm (Subject to change)



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