LIB 101 : Library Research and Beyond: Find, Select and Cite
Introduces the research process and essential research skills to find, select and cite the best information. Teaches identification of research topics, planning and carrying out the research process, and to identify and cite preferred sources of credible information.
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In this course, students will engage with the following concepts:
- Research is motivated by a need to know more on a topic.
- Not all information is good information; some good information is not pertinent information.
- Successful research is a recursive process that requires persistence, and a balance of focus and open-mindedness.
- Students engaged in research are scholars, entering into an ongoing conversation in which others’ ideas are given credit and original ideas are valued.