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Supercharge Your Research Skills with Library Courses!

Students: Do you want to save time and improve your research skills?
Professors/Instructors: Do you want your students to have more search savvy and research agility?

The Libraries’ three credit-bearing courses complement any major and meet both old and new General Education requirements.

Register for any of these courses below on e-Campus.

LIB 150 – Search Strategies for the Information Age
(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) (B4) (B2)
Previous General Education Knowledge Area: English Communication and Letters

Section 0001 meets Monday/Wednesday 3:00-4:15.
Section 0002 meets Tuesday/Thursday 4:30-5:45.

LIB 250 – Information Research Across Disciplines
(3 crs.) Exploration and practice in finding, evaluating, and using information in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and formal sciences. Examine information production, resources, roles, and uses. (Lec. 3) (B4)
Previous General Education Knowledge Area: English Communication

Section 0001 meets Tuesdays/Thursday 12:30.

LIB 350 – Current Issues of the Information Age
(3 crs.) Critical issues concerning the use of information are examined. Emphasis is placed on the interdisciplinary nature of information and using research techniques as a foundation for informed global citizenship. Pre: Sophomore standing or consent of instructor. (Lec. 3) (B4) (C1)
Previous General Education Knowledge Area: English Communication and Letters

Section 0001 meets Tuesdays/Thursday 11:00-12:15.

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