Course Code
LIB 101  Credits
Title Research and Information Literacy 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Research and Information Literacy is a one-credit course designed to build students’ information literacy skills. The course will introduce theoretical and practical/applied concepts regarding library research in the digital age. This includes formulating research questions; determining appropriate research strategies; selecting research tools; analyzing and selecting appropriate information including concepts such as authority, credibility and purpose; avoiding plagiarism; citing sources using a standard format; and presenting information in a meaningful way. Ownership of information, copyright, fair use and media bias analyses will also be emphasized. The course will use a mixture of videos, tutorials, readings and applied learning.