Concerned with a comprehensive view of the processes involved in developing formal access to information from a user-centered point of view. Considers various database models such as flat file, hierarchical, relational, and hypertext in terms of text, sound, numeric, image, and geographic data. Students will design and implement databases using several commercial database management systems.
**Prior to the Fall 2013 semester, courses had the designation SLIS-S.
This course was known as L546: User-Centered Database Design prior to the Fall 2007 semester.