INSTG014 Information Sources and Retrieval

Resources in print and digital format for bibliographic and reference support of study, research and information resource development. The control, recording and exchange of published information, including patterns of dissemination and control of the literature of specific subjects. The structure, content and purpose of a range of publication formats, including guides to information sources, directories, terminological tools, factual reference sources, tools for serials control, bibliographies, indexing and abstracting services, library catalogues and union lists, and resources for the bibliographic control of specialized forms such as non-book materials, archives and official publications. How to interrogate such resources to identify appropriate content for a variety of study, enquiry and research purposes.

Assessment: Assessment by coursework only
Compulsory for: MA LIS students. This module is also available for short course students

Prerequisites: There are no formal prerequisites for this module
Taught by: Charles Inskip

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