KPI11 Information Literacy Course

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2009
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
PhDr. Petr Škyřík, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Petra Hornochová (seminar tutor)
Mgr. et Mgr. Lenka Hořínková Kouřilová (seminar tutor)
Ing. Bc. Martina Nedomová, DiS. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. et Mgr. Dagmar Chytková (lecturer)
Mgr. Věra Eliášová (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Petr Křivánek (assistant)
Mgr. Petra Mejzlíková (assistant)
Mgr. Monika Michalovová (assistant)
Guaranteed by
PhDr. Petr Škyřík, Ph.D.
Division of Information and Library Studies - Department of Czech Literature - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Iva Dušová
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is offered to students of any study field.
Course objectives
At the end of the course students should be able to: define the main concept of student'research topics and define their information need
search, evaluate relevant information sources
know and use the main subject electronic information sources
know that they can examine the bibliography, footnotes, and references sections of sources they find to locate additional sources of information on their topic
work with scientific texts
understand and complying with information ethics, antiplagiarism and copyright laws
  • E-learning course contents themes:
  • 1. How to define a topic and plan a search?
  • 2.Where do search a research information: information sources?
  • 3.How to search a research information: search strategy?
  • 4.How to use a special database and the Internet search techniques?
  • 5.How to organise, evaluate and communicate information?
  • 6. How to work with a scientific text?
  • 7. Plagiarism, Copyright laws
  • BENKLER, Yochai. The wealth of networks : how social production transforms markets and freedom. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2006. xii, 515. ISBN 0300110561. info
  • BARABÁSI, Albert-László. V pavučině sítí. Translated by František Slanina. Vyd. 1. V Praze: Paseka, 2005. 274 s. ISBN 8071857513. info
Assessment methods
Distance online course
Written test on computer, continuously homeworks
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: celý předmět je formou eLearningu.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2006, Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020, Autumn 2021.
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