Information Storage and Retrieval


A course designed to consider the basic principles of information: its generation, communication, storage and subsequent dissemination. Emphasis will be upon various theories of information generation and control and on the environment surrounding information utilization, including such topics as user characteristics, file design, utilization of efficient and appropriate search strategies, and measurement of the effectiveness of information systems. Current research will be presented for analysis.

This course may be applied toward earning the Certificate in Data and Knowledge Management, the Certificate in Digital Curation, the Certificate in Digital Libraries, the Certificate in Informatics, or the Certificate in Web Design.

Offered in fall and summer. Visit "Course Search" on MyDU to view course schedules.


For MLIS students: LIS 701, LIS 703 and LIS 704
For MSIM students: IM 701

Course Number: 
LIS 750