Data Acquisition, Processing and Dissemination

Information and Communication Technologies, Publication in the Diário da República - Plano 4 - 2010/2011

5 ECTS; 2º Ano, 1º Semestre, 30,0 PL + 30,0 TP


Not applicable.

Students should:
. be able to apply principles, criteria and techniques for the selection of data resources
. be able to use controlled documental languages
. acquire skills related with cataloguing, alphabetical ordering and indexing

1. Data acquisition
2. Data processing/organisation
2.1 Cataloguing
2.2 International standards for
alphabetical seriation
2.3 Seriation systems
2.4 Indexing and documentary languages
2.5 The different types of catalogues
2.6 The collective catalogue, CBU and CIP
2.7 Archiving and data management
3. Data dissemination
4. Data preservation

Evaluation Methodology
Ongoing assessment: 25%
Test: 25%
Project: 50%


Method of interaction
Lectures and tutorials supported by case study analysis and discussion.

Software used in class