Module Identifier IL11020  
Academic Year 2003/2004  
Co-ordinator Dr David A Stoker  
Semester Semester 2  
Other staff Dr Geraint I Evans  
Course delivery Lecture   13 Hours 12 one hour lectures.  
  Seminars / Tutorials   9 Hours  
Assessment TypeAssessment Length/DetailsProportion
Semester Exam2 Hours Two hour written examination.  50%
Semester Assessment Presentation: Oral presentation  20%
Semester Assessment Report: Evaluation report  30%

Learning outcomes

by the end of the module students should be able to:

Brief description

This module investigates a wide range of formal and informal information sources and looks at their characteristics, value and use and some of the problems associated with them. Electronic and print-based sources are also compared and analysed.

Reading Lists

** Essential Reading
Katz, W. A. (1997) Introduction to reference work: Volume 1. Basic Information Sources 7th. New Yor : McGraw- Hill
Lea, P.W. and Day, A. (editors) (1996) The reference source handbook. 4th. London : Library Association

UWA Information Services Department (2001) Electronic Information Resouces - Library Leaflet LL24


This module is at CQFW Level 4