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Information behaviour, retrieval and organisation 714


 
Module code INY 714
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

In any context, understanding of information behaviour (i.e. information activities such as information seeking, retrieval, sharing and avoidance) is essential in the design and evaluation of information retrieval and organisation systems. This includes individual and collaborative information behaviour. Traditional and contemporary theories, models and practices of information behaviour, information retrieval and information organisation are considered in a variety of contexts reflecting contemporary interest. 

Module credits 15.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 8 meetings per semester
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Information Science
Period of presentation See departmental website

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