Copley Library

LIBR 101 | RESEARCH METHODS

Units: 1.5-3

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 Repeatability: No

Core Attributes: Undergraduate Research

This course is designed to be practical and theoretical in scope. Instructors will use a combination of lecture, discussion, and research projects to teach technological and critical thinking skills. Students will explore different types of literacies and understand concepts of intellectual property and the ethics of access. The course framework includes the value of information, research as inquiry, scholarship as inquiry, and searching as strategic exploration.

LIBR 499 | INDEPENDENT STUDY

Units: 1-3 Repeatability: Yes (Can be repeated for Credit)

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