Principles, methods, and techniques of advanced online information retrieval (IR). Characteristics of and search strategies for the use of bibliographic, referral, citation, fact, numeric, and full text databases and search systems. Considers standards, use of communications software, front-ends and micro-based IR systems, and creation of in-house databases.
**Prior to the Fall 2013 semester, courses had the designation SLIS-S.
This course was known as L570: Online Information Retrieval prior to the Fall 2007 semester.