Course: Information Sources for Economic Practice

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Course title Information Sources for Economic Practice
Course code USSV/PIZH
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 1
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Brychtová Šárka, RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Introduction to information science, terminology Bibliographic description, metadata Internet and information retrieval Secondary information resources Theoretical principles of searching, search statement Polythematic and professional electronic information resources Patent and standards databases Preparation and implementation of research Proper citation methods

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Demonstration
  • unspecified - 4 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 56 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Familiarization with electronic information resources Skills for effective search and retrieval of information Knowledge of proper citation of the information resources
Student requirs an information literacy - a set of abilities that helps him to locate useful information resources, to search effectively and recognize convenient information and to use it properly

Assessment methods and criteria
Home assignment evaluation

Participation in seminar, preparation of seminar work, which consists of information retrieval on a given theme, and properly cited information
Recommended literature
  • ČSN ISO 690.
  • ČSN ISO 690-2.
  • GERŠLOVÁ, J. Vádemékum vědecké a odborné práce. Praha: Profesional Publishing, 2009. ISBN 978-80-7431-002-7.
  • Sklenák, Vilém. Data, informace, znalosti a Internet. V Praze: C.H. Beck, 2001. ISBN 80-7179-409-0.
  • Vymětal, Jan. Úvod do studia odborné literatury. Praha: Orac, 2000. ISBN 80-86199-19-3.

Study plans that include the course