GOVERNMENT INFORMATION RESOURCES AND SERVICES

GOVERNMENT INFORMATION RESOURCES AND SERVICES

The American political environment and its impact on the availability and control of information emanating from the federal government. Consideration and analysis of federal-government materials in many formats.

Class Name GOVERNMENT INFORMATION RESOURCES AND SERVICES
Host School The University of Pittsburgh
Class Identifier LIS 2537
Credit Value 3.0 Credit Hours
Faculty Mark Scott
Course Tool (Online) Blackboard
Class Description The American political environment and its impact on the availability and control of information emanating from the federal government. Consideration and analysis of federal-government materials in many formats.
Class Disclaimer Students will be expected to have mastered key concepts in information organization and information retrieval prior to enrolling in the class. The key concepts include: terminology and models of organizing and retrieving information; nature of user information needs and implications for information organization and information retrieval; identifying appropriate resources from the range of types and formats; formulating retrieval strategies; and identifying information appropriate to the user.
Delivery Asynchronous
Start and End Date January 6th, 2014 - April 26th, 2014
Start and End Time
(if synchronous)
Days of Week
(of class meetings, if synchronous)
Last Add Day December 9th, 2013
Residency Start and End Date No Residency