LIB 150 Search Strategies for the Information Age
Introduction to the exploration and practice of information literacy and library research concepts and skills, with an emphasis on the communication of information in today’s world. (Lec. 3) (B4) (B2). Previous General Education Knowledge Area: English Communication and Letters
LIB 250 Information Research Across the Disciplines
Explore and practice finding, evaluating, and using information in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and formal sciences. Examine information production, resources, roles and uses. (Lec. 3) (B4). Previous General Education Knowledge Area: English Communication
LIB 350 Current Issues of the Information Age
Critical current issues concerning the use of information are examined and explored through the use of the research process. Students will collaborate to create projects detailing research in areas of global concern. Emphasis will be placed on the interdisciplinary nature of information and on the use of research techniques as a foundation for informed citizenship. 3 credits. Pre: Sophomore standing or consent of instructor. (Lec. 3) (B4) (C1)
Previous General Education Knowledge Area: English Communication and Letters
Information Literacy Instruction for students of URI 101: Traditions and Transformations.
Due to staffing changes, our participation in URI 101 has been curtailed for the current academic year.
Each year the Library Public Services faculty provide information literacy instruction for approximately 400 pre-matriculating students who participate in the Talent Development Summer Program.
EGR 105: Foundations of Engineering I contains a full-week library component.
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