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LIB 101 - Introduction to Information Resources


2 credits

Prerequisites
ENGL 095  or placement in ENGL& 101 .

Introduction to strategies and skills for locating, evaluating and using information resources in the research process. Emphasis is on using print and electronic resources appropriate for research at the undergraduate or preprofessional level, including those available on the library’s information networks, the online catalog, the Internet and other standard research tools.

Theory Hours
2 theory hours.

AA Specified Elective
Satisfies specified elective requirement in the AA degree.

Course Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Define a research topic and develop strategies to identify and retrieve relevant information
    • gain understanding of the nature of information resources, their organization and dissemination
  • Locate and evaluate information sources relevant to a selected research topic
  • Document information sources using appropriate bibliographic citation form and recognize the importance of proper documentation




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