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LIB - Library Science

LIB101 (1 credit)
Introduction to Information Literacy
Covers basic information literacy skills and concepts for personal growth and life-long learning. Topics include barriers to effective research; identifying appropriate sources of information for a given task; evaluating information for a given purpose; recognizing misinformation and explaining why a particular piece of misinformation is misinformation. Students will be introduced to a variety of public and subscription services. Given the online nature of this course, research resources and communication with the instructor will take place through the Internet. Prerequisites: RD90 and WR90 (WR91 substitutes for both RD90 and WR90) or designated placement scores.

LIB127 (1 credit)
Introduction to Academic Research
Covers information literacy skills and concepts related to academic research and writing. Topics include task definition and identifying options; selecting sources and refining the search process; and using information ethically. Students will also be introduced to a variety of public and subscription services. Given the online nature of this course, research resources and communication with the instructor will take place through the Internet. Prerequisites: RD90 and WR90 or WR91 (WR91 substitutes for both RD90 and WR90) or designated placement scores.

LIB199 (variable credits)
Special Studies: Library
Offers content focused on information literacy, library science, or other areas related to library instruction. Prerequisites: RD90 and WR90 or WR91 (WR91 substitutes for both RD90 and WR90) or designated placement scores.