HIVK03071U Information Organizing Processes, Cph , Constituent elective A
The objective of the module is to provide the student with
knowledge and understanding of:
- Different types of metadata systems, including knowledge-organising systems.
- Theories and methods in relation to metadata systems and knowledge-organising systems and processes.
- Automatic and intellectual indexing systems.
- Reflecting on central models and methods in relation to knowledge-organising systems.
- Assessing suitable methods, and combinations of these, for studies/evaluation of metadata systems and knowledge-organising systems in relation to the system's context.
- Exemplifying the use of knowledge-organising systems in different types of information systems.
- Preparing/designing a metadata system.
- Conducting an evaluation of a knowledge-organising system, including automatic and intellectual indexing.
Blair, David C. 1990. Language and representation in information retrieval. Amsterdam: Elsevier Science.
Soergel, Dagobert. 1974. Indexing languages and thesauri: Construction and maintenance. Los Angles: Melville Publ. Co.
Svenonius, Elaine. 2000. The intellectual foundation of information organization. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
Wilson, Patrick. 1968. Two kinds of power. An essay on bibliographical control. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.
- Class Instruction
- 15 ECTS
- Type of assessment
- Written assignmentExamination form: Written paper with subject chosen by the student
- Marking scale
- 7-point grading scale
- Censorship form
- No external censorship
- Exam period
- Winter 2014/2015
- Examination form as an ordinary exam, February 2015