Focuses on the concepts and logic of information access including using the libraries' online catalog, various databases and the Internet to find quality information. Incorporates hands-on practice with electronic resources for research and synthesis of information. This course is offered specifically for students in fields related to the Health Sciences.
Two Credit Hours
Offered Fall and Spring semesters.
ULIB 102 Course Outcomes
At the end of the course, students will:
- Recognize that authoritative content may be packaged formally or informally and may include sources of all media types;
- Assess the fit between an information product’s creation process and a particular information need
- Develop, in their own creation processes, an understanding that their choices impact the purposes for which the information product will be used and the message it conveys
- Recognize that all information, personal and published, has ethical and economic value which affects its production and dissemination.
This class does not require any textbooks. Readings and other materials are available through eCampus.
This course assumes that you are comfortable performing basic tasks within eCampus, such as sending attachments, taking quizzes, and posting to course discussion boards.
Modes of Instruction
These sections meet 100% online.