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Introduction to Information Science - AIS10123
Title in English: Úvod do informační vědy
Guaranteed by: Institute of Information Studies and Librarianship (21-UISK)
Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Actual: from 2015
Semester: winter
Points: 0
E-Credits: 8
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:2/0 Ex [hours/week]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: not taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Is provided by: AIS10153
Note: can be fulfilled in the future
Guarantor: Ing. Martin Souček, Ph.D.
Annotation -
Last update: UISVAVRI (06.06.2011)
Introduction to information science (for bachelors) aims at presenting theoretical, methodological and pragmatic basics in the field of information science. It provides students with necessary background for further studies of both theoretical and application areas of information science as well as effective methodologies and practice of information specialist or librarian.
Syllabus -
Last update: UISVAVRI (06.06.2011)

1 Introduction to information science

-          definition of information science

-          field of information science

-          information science in relation to other research disciplines

-          history of information science

2 Theories and concepts of information

-          What is "information"?

-          theories of information

-          measuring information

3 Information in society

-          information need and demand

-          information transfer

-          information and man

-          user of information

-          information explosion

4 Social and scientific communication

-          information noise and barriers

-          scientific information

-          scientific communication

5/1 Methods used in information science

-          introduction to research methods

-          qualitative methods

5/2 Methods used in information science

-          quantitative methods

-          scientometrics and bibliometrics

6 Information retrieval

-          information retrieval in the information system's framework

-          information analysis

-          information architecture

-          semantics

-          information retrieval principles

7 Information systems

-          typology of information systems

-          information system model

-          data in information system

-          user and information system (HCI)

8 Internet as an information source

-          about Internet

-          surface and deep web

-          semantic web

-          information retrieval on the web

10 Information ethics and law

-          intellectual property

-          information ethics

-          access to information

-          intellectual property rights management

-          Internet and legislation

9 Societal impacts of modern information and communication technologies

-          impact on human

-          ICT in society

-          virtual reality

-          media

-          environmental impacts

11 Information security

-          about information security

-          cryptography

-          informatino security on the Internet

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