LIS 514 Indexing and Surrogation (3)

Covers principles and practical methods of document representation such as abstracting, indexing, and thesaurus construction. Topics include pre- and post- coordinate indexing, concept analysis, and vocabulary control. Student work focuses on construction and evaluation of indexes and thesauri. Examines the effects of indexing practices on information storage and retrieval and the impact and implications of advancing technologies.

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