The University Libraries Informatics and Information Science curriculum meets a growing need for courses in data and information management. These courses will give students the conceptual and practical hands-on training that allows them to effectively design, manage, analyze, visualize, and preserve data and information. Students who are knowledgeable in these areas will be at a significant competitive advantage as they pursue further academic and professional efforts.
Information Management for Professionals.
Students will create a database of the major information resources within a specific discipline. They will also learn research strategies, and economic and ethical issues surrounding information policy.
INFO 530 .
Environmental Information Management.
An introductory hands-on course on environmental information management and the data life cycle for the environmental sciences. With emphasis on data acquisition technologies, metadata, QA/QC procedures, data preservation, database management and web portal development.
Corequisite: 532 and 533.
Environmental Data Analysis and Visualization.
A hands-on course in Environmental data analysis and visualization, with an emphasis on data exploration, tool assessment, and creation of effective visual representations of analytical results.
Co-requisite: 530 and 533.
Spatial Data Management in Environmental Sciences.
Environmental data is generated and visualized by a variety of tools. This hands-on course focuses on how GeoSpatial data generated by GIS systems is effectively managed, analyzed and preserved in the Environmental Sciences.
Co-requisite: 530 and 532.