546-0088/05 – Informatics and Bibliography (IaB)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Environmental EngineeringCredits5
Subject guarantorMgr. Alena Kašpárková, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorMgr. Alena Kašpárková, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2017/2018Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
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SOC071 Mgr. Alena Kašpárková, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Graded credit 2+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

- Provide an overview of the classification of information resources, requirements for bibliographic records - Become familiar with the kinds of data bases and means of disseminating information - Master the work with bibliographic systems - Master the basics of academic writing, including referring to sources

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The aim of the course is to offer students an opportunity to obtain the essential knowledge to be able to work with traditional documents, information sources and library services or other information workplaces, including being capable of independent work with electronic resources. To equip students with theoretical as well as practical fundamentals of information literacy, which they will find useful during their university studies, professional practice and during their long-life education.

Compulsory literature:

GATES, Bill, MYHRVOLD, Nathan, RINEARSON, Peter. Informační dálnice. Praha: Management Press, 1996. 229 s. ISBN: 80-85943-28-X BEINS, Bernard. APA style simplified: writing in psychology, education, nursing, and sociology. Malden: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012. ISBN 978-0-470-67123-8. BELCHER, Wendy Laura. Writing your journal article in 12 weeks: a guide to academic publishing success. Thousand Oaks, Calif.: SAGE Publications, 2009. ISBN 978-1-4129-5701-4.

Recommended literature:

COGHILL, Anne M. a Lorrin R. GARSON, eds. The ACS style guide: effective communication of scientific information. 3rd ed. Washington: American Chemical Society, 2006. ISBN 978-0-8412-3999-9. COUNCIL OF SCIENCE EDITORS.Scientific style and format: the CSE manual for authors, editors, and publishers. 7th ed. Reston: Council of Science Editors, 2006. ISBN 0-9779665-0-X.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Další požadavky na studenta

Attendance 80%, active participation in the seminars


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1) The basics of academic/scietific work 2) Types of scientific and other works 3) Information sources and how to approach them 4) Guidelines to process a Bachelor Thesis 5) Ethics and plagiarism 6) Referring to sources and the bibliography 7) Quoting, paraphrasing and summarising 8) Bibliographic citations according to ČSN ISO 690 9) Work with reference managers 10) Academic text - content-wise aspects 11) Academic text - language-wise aspects 12) Argumentation 13) Text editing 14) Presentation of the Bachelor Thesis

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2017/2018 Winter semester)
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Graded credit Graded credit 100  51
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: 80% attendance, active participation in the lessons, handing in 10 pages of the Bachelor thesis (work-in-progress) to check the competence of citing, working with sources

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2019/2020 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904R028) Environmental Biotechnology P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2018/2019 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904R028) Environmental Biotechnology P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (B2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904R028) Environmental Biotechnology P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan

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