Introduces the student to accessing, retrieving, evaluating, and applying a variety of digital and print information resources. The student develops an understanding of the type of information provided in each of the information formats presented: reference, cataloged materials, magazines/journals, newspapers, and individual Internet sites. Background information, available resources, search techniques, sample searches, evaluation guides, and exams are provided in each of the course units. Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 1 hour. Total 2 hours per week.
GENERAL COURSE PURPOSE
Teaches the student how to effectively select the most appropriate information resource and how to access, retrieve, and evaluate information contained in that resource.
ENTRY LEVEL COMPETENCIES
Satisfactory score on the English proficiency examination.
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Bibliographic Citation Styles