Upon finishing this course, students could develop an understanding of the theory and principles of information retrieval and gain a deeper understanding of how search engines work. They could also explore the variety of Web search services and analyze the publicly available Web data for academic or business intelligence. The students will also gain an appreciation for the Web’s many complex social and legal issues.
This course is part of the program leading to the Master of Library and Information Science degree at Dominican University, which has been accredited by the American Library Association (ALA) since 1962. Here at Dominican, we have talented, enthusiastic faculty who teach and advise our students. As a GSLIS graduate student, you’ll have access to a wide variety of courses, small classes and personal attention. You’ll meet a diverse group of students who will later be your colleagues in our vast network of GSLIS alumni. Please do contact us if you have a question or comment—we’d love to hear from you!