INF 385T - Special Topics in Information Science: Introduction to Scientific and Technical Data Collections
Graduate standing. Additional prerequisites may vary with the topic.
Study of the properties and behavior of information. Technology for information processing and management.
Three lecture hours a week for one semester.
May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.
Description: The course will focus on an exploration and review of current scientific data collection resources and practices. Students will apply their own information-based approaches to review existing scientific collections and practices. Students will have first-person contact with researchers managing natural and social scientific data collections.
Introduction to Scientific and Technical Data Collections