School of Information Management & Systems
Previously School of Library & Information Studies
Infosys 290: 1: Indexing and vocabulary.
1-3 credits. CCN#42721. Fridays 9-11 a.m.
South Hall 107.
203A South Hall. (510) 642 3159.
Indexing and, more broadly, all categorizing are concerned with naming
and/or describing. It is, therefore, a kind language activity and the
terms and codes used can be considered a form of vocabulary. Infosys 290,
sect 1, will examine indexing and categorization with an emphasis on
language aspects. It will be a reading and discussion group for students
interested in the Organization of Information, in bibliographic
description, and, more generally, in language aspects of Information
Management. The readings will depend on the interests of those who
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