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New LIB Courses this Spring – Get GenEd Credit and Supercharge Your Research Skills!

The University Libraries have a new LIB course on tap for the Spring semester. This is an excellent opportunity to prepare yourself for research at any level, whether you’re a first-year student, transfer student, or about to graduate. Get a better understanding of where information comes from and how to use it in all facets of your life and work.

Head to eCampus for section numbers and to register!

LIB 150 – Search Strategies for the Information Age (was LIB 120)

T/TH 8-9:15
T/TH 2-3:15
LEC: (3 crs.) Introduction to the exploration and practice of information literacy and library research concepts and skills, with an emphasis on the communication of information in today’s world. (Lec. 3) (EC)

  • Students will be able to navigate print and digital information research tools and use them for both college level research and lifelong learning.
  • Students will be able differentiate information formats and quality and be able to apply these to college level information research assignments.
  • Students will learn to communicate their findings effectively to specific audiences.

If you have any questions about these courses, please contact Professor Mary MacDonald, Head of Instruction, at marymac@uri.edu or 401.874.4635.

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