INLS 523_001, Database 1, Introduction to Database

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INLS 523_001, Database 1, Fall 2011

School of Information and Library Science


Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays,  12:30 - 1:45
Place: 307 Manning Hall
Credits: 3 hours

Instructor: Stephanie W. Haas
Office: 111 Manning Hall
Phone: 919-962-8360
Email: shaas at email dot unc dot edu
Office Hours:  Tuesday and Thursday, 11:00 - 12:00, and by appointment

Course Description
This course will introduce the basic concepts and applications of relational database management systems, including semantic modeling and relational database theory.

  1. User requirements and specifications
  2. Semantic data modeling
  3. Relational model
  4. SQL
  5. Normalization and data quality
  6. Related topics and emerging technologies
Course Objectives
  1. Develop a general understanding of databases, and specific understanding of the relational database model.
  2. Gain experience with both the theoretical and practical aspects of database design and implementation..
  3. Be able to weigh, discuss, and justify design decisions.
  4. Learn about concepts involved in database operation.
  5. Gain an understanding of important ideas for databases of the future.

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