LIB127 1 credit
Introduction to Academic Research
Covers basic information literacy skills and concepts. Topics include barriers to effective research (Dunning-Kruger Effect and Zipf’s Principle of Least Effort), 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: RD30 or RD90 and WR30 or WR90, or designated placement test scores.
LIB199 Variable credit
Special Studies: Library
Offers study in various library and research topics.