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IS 521 AO - Digital Libraries

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


A comprehensive examination of the history and state-of-the-art in digital library research and practice. Focuses upon the theoretical, technological, human factors and evaluative components of digital library research and practice. Course includes an intensive reading of the literature, review of existing technologies and proof-of-concepts implementation projects. Students should have access to a personal computer on which they can experiment on their own with downloaded software tools. Students must be competent in basic computing including the installation and configuration of software packages. Course Information: 4 graduate hours. No professional credit. Prerequisite: IS 505 (formerly IS 501, SP 20 and before) or consent of instructor; previous or concurrent enrollment in IS 430 (formerly IS 452, SU 20 and before) (either the 2 credit hours or the 4 credit hours of Foundations Info Processing are acceptable), or proof of competency in programming.

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 4

Term(s): Spring


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