Bi2220 Information sources in zoology

Faculty of Science
Spring 2014
Extent and Intensity
0/1/0. 1 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Igor Malenovský, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. Mgr. Stanislav Pekár, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. Mgr. Stanislav Pekár, Ph.D.
Department of Botany and Zoology - Biology Section - Faculty of Science
Contact Person: prof. Mgr. Stanislav Pekár, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Botany and Zoology - Biology Section - Faculty of Science
Timetable
Mon 17:00–17:50 D32/329
Prerequisites
Bi1000 Introd. to study of ecol. biol
none
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Aim of this lecture is to show how to find various types of scientific zoological information and how to work with them. At the end of this course the student should be able to find effectively any scientific information.
Syllabus
  • 1) Information sources. 2) Citation. 3) Identification keys. 4) Species catalogues. 5) Databases of citations. 6) Special databases. 7) Libraries. 8) Journals. 9) Fulltext. 10) Organization of literature.
Literature
  • Harmon J.E. & Gross A.G. (eds) 2007. The Scientific Literature: A Guided Tour. University Of Chicago Press.
Teaching methods
Lectures and homeworks
Assessment methods
Students have to work on homeworks and attend the lectures.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2008 - for the purpose of the accreditation, Spring 2011 - only for the accreditation, Spring 2005, Spring 2006, Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, spring 2012 - acreditation, Spring 2013, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Spring 2014, recent)
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