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University of Michigan School of Information


666 - Organization of Information Resources

Organization of Information Resources --- Students interested in careers in digital curation, digital repositories, and metadata and data management need a broad foundation in knowledge organization theory and approaches in a variety of domains, formats and methods. Further, they need a foundation in the different KO strategies ideal for use by organization, humans, and machines. In this course, students will learn the core concepts and principles of describing, grouping, arranging and relating information-bearing objects for different audiences. Though much of the semester focuses on the arrangement of documents and bibliographic information, this course additionally covers the organization of museum objects and their catalogs, biomedical data and records, and beyond.
Credit Hours 3