Free Online Course On “Database, Content Organisation’ at SWAYAM Website : Last Date 01/07/18

This course introduces you to the concepts of Database, Content Organisation and some emerging trends.

In any Information Storage ad Retrieval System (ISAR), databases occupy the central position. Creation of efficient databases leads to successful retrieval of information contained in that database. A database is an organized collection of related data. In modern library environment, electronic databases are used to support a wide-range of information management operations and services. Knowledge in database concepts and applications becomes essential for the success of information professionals in present society.

 This course provides instruction on the database concepts, elements of DBMS, Database models, fundamentals of database design, database implementation with a focus on library and information science practice, use of WINISIS, MySQL and some emerging trends. Related and current database management technologies will be used to illustrate the hands-on experiences.

Start Date: 01/07/2018 End Date: 31/12/2018

Dr. V. V. Subrahmanyam is an Associate Professor in the School of Computer and Information Sciences (SOCIS), IGNOU, New Delhi. He received his PhD(Computer Science) from Jamia Milia Islamia (Central University), New Delhi, M.Tech (Computer Science and Technology) from Andhra University, Visakhapatnam and B.Tech (Computer Science and Engineering) from Nagarjuna University, Guntur. He is faculty in School of Computer and Information Sciences (SOCIS), IGNOU since 1998 and he has over 19+ years of research and teaching experience.

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