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UBLIS 514 Indexing and Surrogation [Knowledge Organization Systems and Subject Metadata]

Part00     Part 1     Week 1     Week 2     Week 3     Week 4     Part 2     Week 5     Week 6     Part 3     Week 7     Week 8

Part 4     Week 9     Week 10     Week 11     Week 12     Week 13     Part 5     Week 14     Week 15     Final Exam

Part 00
Part 00
LIS 514 DS Syllabus
LIS 514 DS Syllabus Extension. Instructor capsule bio. Teaching statement. The course as a learning community Strictly optional
Learning Blog Instructions
Soergel GSE Faculty Spotlight
Soergel CV - short
Learning Objectives

Graduate students will be able to:

  1. Explain KOS functions and structure and apply this knowledge
  2. Find knowledge organization systems (KOS) that are candidates for a given application
  3. Access and acquire KOS, especially through the Web
  4. Analyze the structure of a KOS and evaluate its suitability for a given application
  5. Develop / modify / maintain KOS
  6. Assign subject indexing terms to a wide variety of resources (such as journal articles, books, images, websites, organizations, people)
  7. Write indicative and informative abstracts and other summaries
  8. Contribute to discussions on automatic subject metadata assignment, semantic enrichment, and automatic summarization
  9. Contribute to discussions on the use of KOS in information retrieval systems, both behind-the-scenes component and user interface
LIS 514 IndexSurr E-mail Archive
Part 1 - Weeks 1-5, September 2-30, 2015
Part 1

KOS functions and KOS structure: Facets, hierarchy, concept combination, inference on concept relationships (optional for advanced students: description logic)

This is a review based primarily on materials from UBLIS571-DS.

You need the lecture notes for UBLIS 571 for some readings and to use with Powerpoint presentations. They are found here:
> UBLIS 571 DS Lecture Notes 2015Sp

Note that page numbers mentioned are sometimes slightly off; the real page may be 2 - 4 pages further in the document.

Week 1 - September 2-8, 2015
Part 1 Readings
  1. Chapter 1 - Digital Libraries and Knowledge Organization by Dagobert Soergel
  2. Soergel. KOS overview
Lecture
Assignments
Week 2 - September 9-15, 2015
Part 1 Lecture 2.1
Lecture 2.2
Week 3 - September 16-22, 2015
Part 1 Readings
  1. Lecture 9.1 Objectives
  2. Textbook Chapter 14
  3. Lecture 9.2 Objectives
  4. Textbook Section 14.4. Application and illustration: Searching
Lecture
Week 4 - September 23-29, 2015
Part 1 Readings
  1. Lecture 10.1 Objectives
Lecture
Assignments

Assignment For Part 1 PDF

Assignment for Part 1 Word Template

Week 5 - September 30 - October 7, 2015
Part 1 (Extended) Readings Part 1 extended
Lecture Part 1 extended
Assignments Part 1 extended
Part 2 - Weeks 6-7, October 7-14, 2015
Part 2

Exploration of Knowledge Organization Systems (KOS), especially KOS accessible on the Web. Here you will focus on the subject domain of your choice

Week 6 - October 7-13, 2015
Part 2 Readings
Lecture

Lecture 13.1 Exploration Of Knowledge Organization Systems Slides

Part 2 lecture, plus assignment

Assignments

KOS Analysis Template

Week 7 - October 14-20, 2015
Part 2 Readings Continuation of KOS
Lecture Continuation of KOS
Assignments Continuation of KOS
Part 3 - Weeks 8-9, October 21-28, 2015
Part 3

Indexing and abstracting. You will select journal articles in your subject domain

Week 8 - October 21-27, 2015
Part 3 Readings Reading 1 Abstracting Guidelines V2

Supplemental reading
Lecture
Assignments Assignment 2
Week 9 - October 28 - November 3, 2015
Part 3 Readings Continuation of indexing
Lecture
Assignments Continuation of indexing
Part 4 - Weeks 10-13, November 10-25, 2015
Part 4

Constructing a piece of a KOS using KOS management software.

Week 10 - November 4-10, 2015
Part 4 Readings Thesaurus Construction
Reading 1, Soergel Index Languages Prefatory and TOC
Reading 2, Soergel Index Languages Chapter F
Lecture
Assignments Thesaurus Construction
Assignment 3 Developing KOS
Week 11 - November 11-17, 2015
Part 4 Readings Thesaurus Construction
Lecture
Assignments Thesaurus Construction
Week 12 - November 18-24, 2015
Part 4 Readings Thesaurus Construction
Lecture
Assignments Thesaurus Construction
Week 13 - November 25 - December 1, 2015, No class
Part 4 Readings Thesaurus Construction
Lecture
Assignments Thesaurus Construction
Stop! Not current beyond this point
Part 5 - Week 14, December 2, 2015
Part 5

Conclusion

Week 14 - December 2-8, 2015
Part 5 Readings
Lecture
Assignments
Week 15 - December 9-15, 2015
Week 15 Readings
Lecture
Assignments
Final Exam - December 16, 2015
Final Exam Readings
Lecture
Assignments