University of Applied Sciences Geneva (Project Leader),
Lausanne and Geneva Universities,
West Switzerland Library Association, Martigny,
Abroad: Montreal University
The volume of scientific documents has expanded significantly in recent years, with the number of journals almost doubling between 1991 and 1996.
The CALIS online course is designed to instruct students in the basics of information searching. The objectives are fixed in accordance with the needs of target groups.
In particular, CALIS aims i) to teach economics and dentistry students the skills to identify relevant information sources and develop an efficient research technique; ii) to teach computer science students at specialised technical colleges the skills to answer user queries addressed to the documentation and research service; and iii) to provide scientists and IT specialists with a further education tool.