Prerequisties: LIS S500 and LIS S503
Concerned with a comprehensive view of the processes involved in developing formal access to information from a user-centered point of view. Considers various database models such as flat file, hierarchical, relational, and hypertext in terms of text, sound, numeric, image, and geographic data. Students will design and implement databases using several commercial database management systems.
This course is tailored to the needs of students in the Master of Library and Information Science. It is recommended that MLIS students take the online version in the spring semester.
Students who have completed an upper-level undergraduate or graduate database course within the past two years with a grade of B– or higher should instead take CSCI 54100 Database Systems.