Long Island University
This course is designed to provide the student with a comprehensive introduction to information management technologies that are significant for library science and allied disciplines, such as archives administration, records management, knowledge management, and information systems analysis. The course emphasizes computers but other technologies—such as networking, video, facsimile, and document reproduction—will also be covered. The course will deal in a systematic manner with technical terms and concepts that information professionals must understand. The characteristics of particular systems and their current status in information management will be explained. Vendors and industry trends will be covered. Classes will consist of lectures and discussions on topics outlined below. Assignments will provide hand-on computer experience.
No required textbook.