Understanding Library Systems and Software Applications

Instructor:

School:

Rutgers

Semester:

Description:

Covers the evaluation, selection, application, integration and management of information systems supporting library and information services. Includes systems and software for content management, circulation, acquisition, cataloging and access, and digital library networks.

Required Textbook:

Miller, Steven J. 2011. Metadata for Digital Collections: A How-To-Do-Manual.

Link to Syllabus:

http://comminfo.rutgers.edu/images/syllabus_552.pdf

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Web-Enabled Databases: Summer 2014

Instructor:

Vedat G. Diker

School:

iSchool at Maryland

Semester:

Summer 2014

Description:

Contemporary web applications go beyond plain HTML pages, providing interfaces to dynamic databases, and adding several other key functionalities to websites. These functionalities enrich the user experience, and facilitate porting of many information tasks to web environment. INFM 747 Web-Enabled Databases will introduce tools and methods for developing database driven websites. The course will introduce initial steps of building a dynamic website, such as installing
and maintaining a web server and a database server, as well as developing web interfaces and server-side applications that provide added functionality to the website.

Required Textbook:

Ullman, L. 2011. PHP and MySQL for Dynamic Web Sites: Visual QuickPro Guide, 4th ed.
Beighley, L., Morrison, M. 2008. Head First PHP & MySQL.
Williams, H., Lane, D. 2004. Web Database Applications with PHP & MySQL, 2nd ed.
Welling, L, Thomson, L. 2008. PHP and MySQL Web Development, 4th ed.

Link to Syllabus:

http://ischool.umd.edu/sites/default/files/syllabi/infm_747_summer_2014.pdf

Information Systems in Libraries and Information Centers: Spring 2012

Instructor:

Sung Un Kim

School:

Catholic University of America

Semester:

Spring 2012

Description:

This course introduces students to the evolving role of information systems in the storage and retrieval of information. Students explore how information technology in libraries, archives and information centers, and on the World Wide Web facilitates interaction with information.

Required Textbook:

No required textbook.

Link to Syllabus:

http://lis.cua.edu/res/docs/syllabi/2012spring/LSC555KimSpring2012.pdf