Library Science (LIBR)

Courses

LIBR 101 | RESEARCH METHODS

Units: 1.5

The goal of this course is to instruct students in the use of an academic library’s printed and electronic resources to find and evaluate critical information for all disciplines both within libraries and on the Internet. Students are encouraged to think about how information is structured and disseminated as well as the ethical use of information in society.

LIBR 103 | INFORMATION LITERACY AND RESEARCH STRATEGIES

Units: 3

This course will teach the skills needed to effectively gather information to support educational and research needs in diverse formats. Topics include formulating research questions, the evaluation and presentation of information, ethical uses of information, effective search methods, citation practices, exploration of multiple literacies, and relevant readings and writings with discussions prompted by current issues.

LIBR 499 | INDEPENDENT STUDY

Units: 1-3

Individual study and written research working in close collaboration with a library faculty. Pre-requisite consent of instructor.