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Library 2 develops students’ research and information competency skills including using research resources (library catalogs, periodical databases, and internet resources) efficiently and effectively. Students will practice making decisions about focusing their research, finding the best sources and using them appropriately, and citing sources. Students will evaluate information for accuracy, credibility, and bias as a central focus of this course. Students who complete the course will be able to apply these principles to fulfill their research goals in other settings.
Library 2 Student Learning Outcomes:
- Students will be able to evaluate their success as information users.
- Students will understand when and how to evaluate sources.
- Students will be able to define ethical uses of information.
- Students will be able to reflect on their roles as information users.
- Students will be able to reflect on their roles as information producers.
- Students will be able to reflect on their success as information users.
Library 100 is designed to provide the student with an understanding of print and electronic reference sources available in an academic library, as well as research skills that can be used to find information for papers, presentations, and other class assignments.
Library 100 Student Learning Outcomes:
- Students will be able to cite correctly.
- Students will be able to locate relevant research materials (reference, periodicals, and websites).
- Students will be able to access an article database from off-campus.
- Students will be able to prepare a list of information sources in the MLA or APA documentation style.
- Students will be able to understand the difference between scholarly and popular sources.
- Students will understand the difference among primary, secondary, and tertiary sources.