School of Informatics | Topics in Informatics
I590 | 26330 | G. Wiggins
Topic: Information Retrieval from Chemistry & Life Sciences Databases
This section is open to graduate students only.
P: CHEM C571 or SLIS L570
This section graded on S/F basis only
Emphasis is on new developments and research in informatics.
Can be repeated twice for credit when topics vary, subject to
approval of the dean.
Whereas chemistry databases are largely commercial in nature, the
life sciences have developed many free databases. Students will
receive extensive training in searching both free databases on the
Web and the commercial science databases on the STN International
system. (For a more detailed course description, come to the School
of Informatics office, 901 E. 10th Street)