UIMOIBP029 Electronic information resources

Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Winter 2021
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
PhDr. Bc. Jindra Planková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
PhDr. Bc. Jindra Planková, Ph.D.
Institute of Computer Science - Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Mon 13:05–14:40 B3b
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The course comprehensively focuses on the use of professional information and information sources, including electronic information sources and information retrieval processes. The aim is to acquaint students with the basic concepts of the field, to establish the theoretical principles of information retrieval and practical mastery of working with professional information. Part of the course is a focus on the quality and reliability of information sources, the characteristics of different types of documents, their specifications for searching. Part of the practical content is to gain an overview of information sources and specific methods of information retrieval.
Learning outcomes
After completing the course, the student will be able to:
- characterize different types of documents;
- assess the quality and reliability of information sources;
- apply specific methods of information retrieval;
  • 1. Basics of working with information and terminological introduction
  • 2. Specifics of communication of information and documents in modern society
  • 3. Typology of information sources and information sources
  • 4. Printed and electronic sources - forms and types of information sources
  • 5. Electronic information sources; advantages, disadvantages, and accessibility of information resources
  • 6. Creating a search strategy and information support for users
  • 7. Resources and services for searching professional information and special electronic information resources
  • 8. Internet search and search tools
  • 9. Analysis of search results
  • 10. Evaluation of information quality
  • 11. Evaluation of search results and their presentation
    required literature
  • PLANKOVÁ, J. Elektronické informační zdroje. Slezská univerzita v Opavě, 2017
    recommended literature
  • TKAČÍKOVÁ, Daniela. Nástroje pro účinné vyhledávání informací. Ostrava: VŠB-TU, 2010. e-book
  • FABIÁN, Ondřej. Elektronické informační zdroje. Brno: NAKLIV, 2012. e-book
  • Piáček, Jiří. Elektronické informační zdroje: Open Access, bibliometrie, autorské právo, citace. Olomouc: Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci, 2014. ISBN 978-80-244-4109-2. info
  • KUMAR, Ranjit. Research methodology: a ste-by-step guide for beginners. Thousand Oaks: Sage, 2014. 399 pp. info
  • CHURÁČKOVÁ, Hana, Karel ČADA and Miroslav PACLÍK. Rešeršní systémy průmyslověprávních informací. Praha: Metropolitan University Prague Press, 2014. 161 pp. info
  • PLANKOVÁ, Jindra. Elektronické informační zdroje ve výuce odborných předmětu na Ústavu informatiky FPF SU v Opavě (Electronic information sources in professional education at the Department of Informatics, FPF SU in Opava). In INFORUM 2013: 19. ročník konference o profesionálních informačních zdrojích. Praha: Albertina icome Praha, 2013. 5 pp. ISSN 1801-2213. URL info
  • KAPOUN, Pavel. Informační zdroje. OSU, 2013. 77 pp. info
  • BAEZA-YATES, Ricardo a Berthier RIBEIRO-NETO. Modern information retrieval: The Concepts and Technology behind Search. Harlow: Pearson Addison-Wesley, 2011. ISBN 03-214-1691-0. info
  • Papík, Richard. Strategie vyhledávání informací a elektronické informační zdroje. Praha, 2011. ISBN 978-80-85860-22-1. info
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