Dangzhi Zhao, PhD, MSc, BSc
Knowledge network analysis and visualization, information systems, scholarly communication, citation analysis, bibliometrics
An introduction to the fundamental concepts, approaches, and uses of research in library and information environments. Includes research design, proposal writing, identifying and defining research problems, critically evaluating and analyzing research, and applying research findings to solve practical problems in libraries and information centres. Sections may be offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar. Prerequisite: LIS 501 and 503.
An introduction to core concepts, principles, and techniques of database design for information management, from user requirement analysis, to data and information modeling and querying. Sections may be offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar. Pre or corequisite: LIS 501 or consent of instructor.
An examination of the principles and practice of web usability, with a focus on information architecture, layout and design, metadata, and other topics related to effective web design and management. Includes an introduction to HTML and other web coding. Pre or corequisites: LIS 501 and 502, or consent of instructor.