Academics

Course Descriptions

Library (LIB)


INFO 104  Information for the Disciplines  (2)
Introduces students to the professional and research literature in a humanities, social sciences or science discipline. Students develop the ability to locate, evaluate, and effectively and ethically use information sources and information retrieval systems pertinent to the discipline under study. Students gain an understanding of the object and method of study in the discipline, and compare scholarly with popular sources. May be offered as a linked course. This is a pass/no-credit course.
INFO 110  Information Literacy and Research Skills  (2)
Examines the nature of information and the research process. Topics include locating, retrieving, evaluating, and using information print and electronic resources effetively and ethically.

INFO 126  Information Literacy in the Humanities  (2)
Students gain an understanding of information sources in the humanities. Students develop the ability to locate, evaluate, and effectively use information sources and information retrieval systems pertinent to humanities disciplines. Students understand the object and method of study in the humanities, and compare scholarly with popular sources. PREREQUISITE: Eligible for ENGL 100. This is a pass/no-credit course.
INFO 127  Information Literacy in the Social Sciences  (2)
Students gain an understanding of information sources in the social sciences. Students develop the ability to locate, evaluate, and effectively use information sources and information retrieval systems pertinent to social sciences disciplines. Students understand the object and method of study in the social sciences, and compare scholarly with popular sources. PREREQUISITE: Eligible for ENGL 100. This is a pass/no-credit course.

INFO 128  Information Literacy for Science/ Engineering/Business  (2)
Students gain an understanding of information sources in science, engineering, and/or business. Students develop the ability to locate, evaluate, and effectively and ethically use information sources and information retrieval systems pertinent to science, engineering, and/or business. Students understand the object and method of study in science, engineering, and/or business, and compare scholarly with popular sources. PREREQUISITE: Eligible for ENGL 100. This is a pass/no-credit course.
LIB 100  Introduction to Libraries and Information Resources  (2)
Introduces students to libraries, library organization, and their systems of information storage and retrieval. Focuses on the physical collections and information systems of the Green River Holman Library. This is a pass/no-credit course.