Dr. Carol Tenopir

Teaching

Note: current versions of each class syllabus may differ, these are for example purposes only.

523 Abstracting and Indexing

Philosophies, standards, and procedures for manual and automatic document indexing, back-of-the-book indexing, vocabulary control, thesaurus construction, and abstracting.
3 Graduate Hours.

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530 Information Access and Retrieval

Media for information storage, logical, and physical information structures, query logic and languages, search strategies and heuristics, user interfaces, evaluation of retrival system performance. Search techniques for various types of databases including multi-media, full-text, numeric, bibliographic.
Core Course, 3 Graduate Hours.

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535 Advanced Information Retrieval

Bibliographic, non-bibliographic, full-text databases, e.g., non-bibliographic formula and structure databases, contents-page/full-text databases, patents; document delivery alternatives, evaluation, and testing.
3 Graduate Hours.

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537 Information Industry

Issues and trends concerning information industry: products and services. Standards, enabling technologies, choice of distribution media, entrepreneurial opportunities. Legal, ethical, and quality concerns.
3 Graduate Hours.

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566 Environmental Scanning for Information Professionals

Principles and practice of environmental scanning; information evaluation and synthesis; role of strategic information in modern organization.
3 Graduate Hours.

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Dr. Carol Tenopir     School of Information Sciences     College of Communication and Information     University of Tennessee
1345 Circle Park Drive, Room 451      University of Tennessee     Knoxville, TN 37996-0341     (865) 974-7911     ctenopir@utk.edu