Course: Search Work

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Course title Search Work
Course code KFI/RC
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminar
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Faitová Miloslava, PhDr.
Course content
The following topics will be focused: 1. Bibligraphic search services, its development and significance. 2. Basic terms. 3. Databases of databases. 4. Searching process. 5. Users of search services. 6. Types of bibliographic searches. 7. Methodology of creation of complex bibliographical search 8. Search strategies, tactics and style. 9. Finishing of the bibliographic search. Evaluation of search results. 10. Basics of internet searching. 11. Internet search engines. 12. Internet subject directories. Metasearch engines. 13. Invisible web. Digital Libraries. Web Archive.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Seminar
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 65 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 39 hours per semester
professional knowledge
Kmowldege and skills within the course KFI/IS.
learning outcomes
Students will be able to describe the basic search services and their specifics, to solve theoretical and practical information searching problems, to select the most efficient search strategy in concrete cases, to understand development trends of internet.
teaching methods
assessment methods
Combined exam
Skills demonstration during seminar
Recommended literature
  • ČSN EN ISO 690 (01 0197) Bibliografické citace obsah, forma a struktura. Praha : Český normalizační institut, 1996.
  • ČSN 01 0198. Formální úprava rešerší. Praha, 1972.
  • Formální úprava jednorázových bibliografických soupisů. Praha, 1980.
  • Baeza-Yates, R.; Ribeiro-Neto, Berthier. Modern information retrieval. Harlow : Addison-Wesley, 1999. ISBN 0-201-39829-X.
  • Bratková, Eva. Databáze databází [online]. Praha : ÚISK FF UK, 2007.
  • Makulová, Soňa. Vyhľadávanie informácií v internete : problémy, východiská, postupy. 1. vyd. Bratislava : EL&T, 2002. ISBN 80-88812-16-X.
  • Papík, Richard. Dialogové informační systémy a rešeršní služby [online]. Praha : ÚISK FF UK, 2001.

Study plans that include the course
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