Faculty of Information Technology
|Faculty||Faculty of Information Technology|
|Offered||Caulfield First semester 2013 (Day)|
Caulfield First semester 2013 (Off-campus)
This unit introduces students to the major categories of information resources in all media and how they are accessed through a variety of common user interfaces from anywhere in the world. The process of satisfying these needs through the reference interview and the application of skilled search strategies is explored. The ways that information resources are procured by libraries and e-repositories through purchase or licensing, and supplied to users on a cost-effective, efficient basis are examined. Access and authentication, intellectual property law and professional duty of care are described.
At the completion of this unit students will be able to:
Examination (3 hours): 50%; In-semester assessment: 50%
2 hrs lecture/wk, 1 hr seminar/wk