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INFO-653 Knowledge Organization

3 Credits

This is an introductory course to key concepts, systems, and tools to organize, provide access to and share information resources. The course coves basic principles and applications of descriptive cataloging, classification, and indexing for physical and digital resources. Also covered are metadata, thesauri and emerging knowledge organization systems and practices, including linked data and social tagging. The course provides the foundation for further studies in library, archive, and museum cataloging, reference, information retrieval, database management, and information architecture.