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.
Two Credit Hours
Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters
ULIB 101 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.
Please note that the following syllabi are drafts and that the final syllabus for your course may slightly differ.
- Click here to view a copy of a sample syllabus for ULIB 101: Introduction to Library Research
- Click here to view a copy of a sample syllabus for the Political Science section of ULIB 101: Introduction to Library Research. This course is section 003 and is taught by Matt Steele
- Click here to view a copy of a sample syllabus for the Engineering section of ULIB 101: Introduction to Library Research. Currently running as a special topics course, ULIB 293B, for the Spring 2024 semester. This course is taught by Martin Dunlap.
Modes of Instruction
These sections meet 50% onsite and 50% online. Check with your instructor for in-class and online days.
These sections meet 100% online.