We will examine the evolution of information science; information representation, organization and management; information in social organizations; search and retrieval; human information seeking and interaction; policy, ethics and scholarly communications.
- We will gain a basic understanding of the history, concepts, techniques and terminology used in information science.
- We will also develop an understanding of the various problem areas of information science.
- We will become aware of their own information behaviors.
- We will be able to state specific ways that information science relates to everyday information problems.
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