Indexing, Abstracting, and Thesaurus Construction: Spring 2012

Instructor:

Youngok Choi

School:

Catholic University of America

Semester:

Spring 2012

Description:

An introduction to the terminology, principles, practices, and applications of controlled vocabulary, especially thesauri, as well as their provision in meeting the needs of a variety of information users within a variety of settings. Special emphasis on the historical context, current issues and future trends; current standard models; tools and processes for their use; and their role in organizing, accessing, and managing information within an organization. Projects in the
implications of indexing practice upon information access.

Required Textbook:

Cleveland, Donald B., and Cleveland, Ana D. 2001. Introduction to Indexing and Abstracting, 3rd ed.

Link to Syllabus:

http://lis.cua.edu/res/docs/syllabi/2012spring/LSC616ChoiSpring2012.pdf

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