Library Science (LIB)

LIB127 Navigating the 24/7 Library  1 credit  (1 lec, 3 lab hrs/wk)

This course helps students navigate the current information landscape, where resources are often available 24 hours a day and seven days a week. Students learn how to access digital and print resources used for academic research and how to search appropriate resources effectively and efficiently by using basic and advanced search techniques. Students conduct electronic searches to find both online and print materials by using the library's catalog, periodical databases, reference databases, and the Internet. Students evaluate the usefulness of information in terms of an academic research question, access information both in print and online, and write and annotated bibliography. Topics for discussion include the ethics of using information, the analysis of a research question, and the development of a research plan.

This course may be taken 1 time for credit.

Course classification: LDC

LIB180 Internship Library  1-12 credits  (3 lab hrs/wk/cr)

Prerequisite(s): Instructor consent

Practical on-site experience that will allow students to explore workplace environments and career options.

This course may be taken 12 times for credit.

Course classification: LDC