Knowledge/Information Organization Courses
at UWM SOIS

    • 315 Organization of Knowledge (3 credits, undergraduate)
    • 511 Organization of Information (3 credits, undergraduate/graduate)
      (Required core course for the MLIS and for all KO elective courses)
    • 582 Introduction to Data Science (3 credits, undergraduate/graduate)
    • 619 Topics in Information Organization: (Subtitled). (1-3 credits, undergraduate/graduate).
      Study of particular topics in Information Organization. Specific topics announced in Schedule of Classes each time course is offered. May be repeated with change in topic to 9 credits maximum.
    • 710 Comparative Bibliography (3 credits, graduate)
    • 712 Resource Description for Library Catalogs (3 credits, graduate)
    • 713 Subject Analysis in Library Catalogs (3 credits, graduate)
    • 714 Metadata (3 credits, graduate)
    • 715 Music Cataloging (3 credits, graduate)
    • 716 Thesaurus Construction (3 credits, graduate)
    • 717 Information Architecture (3 credits, graduate)
    • 750 Arrangement and Description in Archives (3 credits, graduate; prerequisite: 650)
    • 780 XML for Libraries (3 credits)
    • 719 Advanced study of a particular topic in Information Organization. May be repeated with change in topic to 9 credits maximum. Offerings may include:
        • Linked Data, Mashups, the Semantic Web, and Web 2.0 (3 credits, graduate)
        • RDF and Ontologies for the Semantic Web (3 credits, graduate)
        • Cross-cultural Issues in Organization of Information (3 credits, graduate)
    • 898 Master’s Thesis (on an KO topic, directed by an IO faculty member) (3 credits maximum, graduate)
    • 899 Masters Independent Study (with a focus on IO) (3 credits, graduate)
    • 999 Independent Research (with a focus on IO) (1-3 credits, graduate)
    • 990 Fieldwork in Library and Information Science Services (with a focus on information organization) (1-3 credits, graduate; prerequisites: all MLIS core courses and relevant KO/IO elective courses)-OR-759 Fieldwork in Archives and Manuscripts (with a focus on information organization) (1-3 credits, graduate)