Welcome to INLS 582-001. This course, offered by the UNC School of Information and Library Science, will introduce the basic concepts underlying systems analysis, focusing on contextual inquiry/design and data modeling, and the application of those analysis techniques in the analysis and design of organizational information systems. Open to SILS graduate and undergraduate students. SILS undergraduate students must have successfully completed INLS 382, Information Systems Analysis and Design. Open to non-SILS students with permission of instructor.

Course objectives include:

  • Develop an understanding of the role of information systems in modern organizations.
  • Become familiar with a variety of information systems analysis and problem-solving tools and approaches.
  • Gain practical experience with information systems analysis and design, working as part of a project team.
  • Continue the development of your professional skills, such as technical writing, working with clients, and learning about and applying new information technologies.



Time: Tue/Thu, 9:30-10:45
Place: Manning Hall, Room 307
Credits: 3 hours
Instructor: David Gotz
Office: 206 Manning Hall
Phone: 919.962.3435
Email: gotz at unc dot edu
Office Hours: Thu, 2pm-3pm (or by appointment)