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LS 102 Course Materials

Introduction to Information Research

Library Science (LS) 102

This LibGuide lists online readings for the Library Science (LS) 102 course. 

LS 102: Introduction to Information Research

A course designed to teach the information research process.  Methods for locating and evaluating sources and the creation of effective search strategies are discussed and practiced.  Required exercises and assignments reinforce the course content.  Those completing the course will be able to:          

  • understand the organization, tools and vocabulary of an academic library
  • utilize databases to find and retrieve information
  • identify relevant sources using critical thinking skills
  • create a bibliography of relevant sources
  • understand the need for developing life-long learning skills
  • apply the above-learned skills in other classes