Library Information Skills Courses
ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English
Information competency skills help students be more effective consumers and creators of information. This course helps students develop awareness and resilience for life, work, & study in a society overloaded with information. Disinformation, algorithmic bias, Web search strategies, fact-checking, privacy, plagiarism, & information ethics are covered. Techniques include using online library databases, identifying information types, and citing & selecting credible and relevant scholarly sources.
Especially useful for students concurrently enrolled in an English composition course or any other course that requires a research paper or project.