This subject examines the role that metadata plays in information retrieval across a range of information environments and search contexts. It focuses on the concepts and principles involved in describing information resources, and discusses how metadata element sets and value vocabularies should be designed and applied to optimise intellectual access. Students also consider issues around metadata sharing and the future of metadata creation.
School of Information Studies
Not available to students who have completed INF425 or INF116
INF425 Paired Subject
INF116 It has content overlap.
The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of INF209 in Session 2 2019. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated and can also differ to suit the mode of study (online or on campus).
The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: February 2020. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.