ULIB Curricular Outcomes
Courses in the ULIB curriculum deliver instructional content and activities focused primarily on issues, trends, knowledge practices, and dispositions associated with information literacy and information science.
The ULIB curriculum will foster students’ understanding and application in the theory and practice of information literacy including effective search strategies, critical evaluation and selection of information sources, synthesizing information for intended audiences, and ethical and cultural issues impacting and informing the creation and dissemination of information.
Students who complete a ULIB course will be able to demonstrate:
- Conceptual understandings about information, research, and scholarship
- A proficiency in research strategies to fulfill an information need.
- A proficiency in using a variety of resources for information search and selection.
- The ability to critically evaluate and select sources for information needs.
- The ability to create and present information clearly, logically, and critically for an intended audience.
- An understanding and the practical application of the ethical standards such as the appropriate attribution of ideas as well as the accurate presentation of data and information.
ULIB Course Outcomes
Outcomes for ULIB courses are aligned to one or more Frames from the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education:
- Authority Is Constructed and Contextual
- Information Creation as a Process
- Information Has Value
- Research as Inquiry
- Scholarship as Conversation
- Searching as Strategic Exploration
- ULIB 101: Introduction to Library Research (2 credit hours)
- General Section
- Political Science Section
- Engineering Section
- ULIB 102: Introduction to Health Sciences Library Research (2 credit hours)